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Table 2 Summary of the quality assessment process

From: Understanding the role of the volunteer in specialist palliative care: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies

Study Number of CASP criteria met (maximum 9) [25] Additional assessment criteria [26, 27]: Overall reliability/trustworthiness of the findings Additional assessment criteria [26, 27]: Overall usefulness of the study
Andersson [29] 8 3/4 3/4
Berry [30] 8 3/4 2/4
Field-Richards [31] 8 3/4 3/4
Finn-Paradis [32] 6 2/4 3/4
Guirguis-Younger [1] 8 3/4 3/4
Harris [33] 3 2/4 2/4
Jack [3] 8 3.5/4 3/4
Luijkx [5] 6 2/4 2/4
McKee [34] 9 3/4 3/4
Sevigny [35] 9 2.5/4 3/4
Watts [36] 8 2.5/4 4/4
Weeks [37] 8 4/4 4/4