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Table 4 End of Life Caregiving Studies

From: Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review

Authors Study design Number of Caregivers Patient Condition
Angelo, J 2014 [26] New Zealand Phenomenology 6 Not specified
Aoun, SM 2012 [27] Australia Thematic analysis 16 motor neurone disease
Armstrong MJ, 2019 [28] United States Qualitative descriptive 30 Dementia with Lewy bodies
Bentley, B, 2016 [29] Australia Thematic analysis 12 motor neurone disease
Carlander, I, 2011 [30] Sweden Descriptive 10 Not specified
Cipolletta, S 2015 [31] Italy Phenomenology 13 motor neurone disease
Clukey, L, 2007 [32] USA Phenomenology 22 Cancer, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hepatitis
Clukey, L, 2008 [33] USA Thematic analysis 9 Not specified
Coristine, M, 2003 [34] Canada Content analysis 18 Breast cancer
Dobrina, R, 2016 [35] Italy Descriptive phenomenology 114 Cancer
Dumont, I, 2008 [36] Canada Content analysis 18 Cancer
Fisker, T, 2007 [37] Denmark Phenomenology 8 Not specified
Glass, AP, 2016 [38] USA Case study 28 Alzheimer’s
Grbich, CF, 2001 [39] Australia Thematic analysis 12 Cancer
Hasson, F, 2010 [40] Northern Ireland Content analysis 15 Parkinson’s disease
Hasson, F, 2009 [41] Northern Ireland Thematic analysis 9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Hisamatsu M, 2020 [42] Japan Grounded theory 13 Cancer
Hovland CA, 2019 [43] USA Content analysis 36 Dementia
Hughes, M, 2015 [44] Australia Thematic analysis 28 Not specified
Johnson, A, 2003 [45] Australia Narrative exemplars 1 Not specified
Kalnins, I, 2006 [46] Latvia Phenomenology 18 cancer, stroke, heart disease
Linderholm, M, 2010 [47] Sweden Hermeneutic analysis 14 Cancer
Lyckhage, ED, 2013 [48] Sweden Phenomenological 6 Not specified
Mangan, PA, 2003 [49] USA Constant comparison 15 Cancer
Mohammed, S, 2018 [50] Canada Grounded theory 61 Cancer
Mori, H, 2012 [51] Japan Framework analysis 34 Cancer
Ortega-Galán, 2019 [52] Spain Phenomenology 81 Not specified
Payne, S, 2015 [53] England Cross-sectional 59 Cancer, other
Robinson, C, 2017 [54] Canada Constant comparison 29 Cancer
Sheehy-Skeffington, B, 2014 [55] Ireland Thematic content analysis 16 Cancer, heart failure
Sinding, C, 2003 [56] Canada Grounded theory 12 Breast cancer
Stajduhar, KI, 2013 [5] Canada Secondary analysis of qualitative data 114 Not specified
Stone, AM, 2012 [57] USA Constant comparison 35 Lung cancer
Strang, VR, 2003 [58] Canada Not specified 15 Cancer
Strauss S, 2019 [59] USA Discourse analysis 46 Not specified
Thomas, C, 2018 [60] England Cross-sectional 30 Cancer, other
Totman, J, 2015 [61] England Framework analysis 15 Cancer
Turner, M, England [62] England Secondary analysis 17 Cancer, other
Vachon M, 2020 [63] Canada Phenomenology 22 Not specified
Warrier MG, 2019 [64] India Thematic analysis   Motor neuron disease
Wong, WK, 2009 [65] Australia Thematic analysis 23 Cancer
Wu MP, 2020 [66] Taiwan Grounded theory 22 Not specified