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Table 2 criteria for categorizing articles

From: Underlying goals of advance care planning (ACP): a qualitative analysis of the literature

Type of articleMain focus
1. Empirical studies including focus groups and interviewsA. Not specified
2. Reviews, both narrative and systematicB. Culture including ethnic and religious minorities
3. Contemplative articles, for instance ethical literature, commentaries, letters to the editorC. Disease or setting such as nursing home or operating room