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Table 3 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for studies in the systematic review

From: The needs, models of care, interventions and outcomes of palliative care in the Caribbean: a systematic review of the evidence

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Peer review publications including data from at least one of the Caribbean islands addressing palliative care needs, models of care, interventions and outcomes in the Caribbean Case Studies, Reviews or non-peer review documents
Papers in English Studies reporting data from people of Caribbean origin outside of the Caribbean setting
Papers reporting adult subjects only: patients, caregivers or health care practitioners Conference Abstracts
Papers dealing with progressive incurable conditions Papers on frailty and ageing
Data reporting early stages of a progressive condition except HIV/AIDS and Dementia.