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Table 1 Telehealth studies in palliative care: article study design and participant numbers

From: The case for home based telehealth in pediatric palliative care: a systematic review

Study design Number of adult studies Number of pediatric studies Number of participants
Systematic/ literature review 4 - 26-138 papers reviewed
Randomised Controlled Trials    
RCT 1 1 27-44
RCT (pilot) 1   12-30
Abandoned RCT   1 -
Other quantitative designs    
Cohort 1 1 12-63
Retrospective chart review 2   345-597 charts
Cost comparison 1   3 month period
Analysis of survey 2   6-160
Mixed methods 2   25-68
Qualitative    
Focus Group/Interviews 9 1 6-190
Case Study 4 2 1-3
Total 27 6