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Table 4 Contribution of each article to the program theories

From: Engaging family caregivers and health system partners in exploring how multi-level contexts in primary care practices affect case management functions and outcomes of patients and family caregivers at end of life: a realist synthesis

  Program resources Policies or population needs Practice settings Practitioner capacities and
reactions
Outcomes
Theory 1a: Using tools or frameworks Theory 1b: Learning to improve end-of life communications Theory 2: Creating plans that reflect needs & values Lack of resources Patient population perceptions Communication of plans Lack of time or changing practice routines End of Life Care culture Creation of space trusting relationships Discomfort with End of Life Prior training, education, or disciplinary backgrounds Better provider/caregiver communication Improved care of patient and caregivers
Percent contribution to program theory 25% 46% 32% 25% 32% 4% 25% 14% 54% 21% 39% 36% 46%
Study ID              
Aoun, 2015 1       1     1 1  
Bainbridge, 2016    1 1   1        1
Bischoff, 2013    1   1        1 1
Blackford, 2012    1 1 1         
Blackford, 2013   1          1   
Coventry, 2005 1          1 1 1  
DeVleminck, 2013    1 1 1   1   1 1    
Dingley, 2016   1        1    1 1
Ewing, 2016 1         1    1 1
Gallagher, 2012 1             
Gardiner, 2015   1    1         1
Holdsworth, 2011   1    1     1   1 1 1
Howard, 2018    1 1 1   1     1   
Jacobsen, 2017 1         1    1 1
Johnston, 2009   1    1     1     1
Jones, 2014 1    1 1   1    1   1  
Kelley, 2013   1         1    1
Kramer, 2013   1          1   1
Le, 2017   1      1     1   
Linderholm, 2010   1       1 1     
Lum, 2017    1   1    1 1     1
OudeEngberink, 2017   1        1 1 1   
Sanders, 2008    1 1      1   1   
Seymour, 2010    1 1     1 1 1 1 1 1
Sudore, 2017    1       1     
Thomas, 2010   1        1     
Ventura, 2014   1      1       
Wharton, 2015 1       1 1 1     
Wittenberg-Lyles, 2011   1        1    1 1