Those eligible to participate in the survey received an envelope at home with the invitation letter. On the back of this invitation letter, there is a code to access the online questionnaire.
The data collected with the questionnaire are anonymous (without names). In the case of a scientific publication, it is not possible to attribute the data to a person; the participants‘ names will never appear on Internet or in a publication.
All persons involved in the surveys in any way are bound to confidentiality, including between physicians.
We comply with all data protection guidelines. The surveys are carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Swiss law.
The competent cantonal ethics commission has controlled and approved SCAPE-1 and SCAPE-2.