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Table 1 The nature of the evidence

From: Patient, caregiver, health professional and researcher views and experiences of participating in research at the end of life: a critical interpretive synthesis of the literature

Study country  
USA 11
UK 6
Australia 3
Study setting  
Hospices 9
Hospice at home 1
Inpatient hospice and patients from the community 1
Hospital 7
Home 1
Setting not clear 1
Participants  
Patients 12
Health professionals 3
Carers 1
Researchers 1
Mixed 2
Managers 1
Diagnosis  
Cancer 12
Not specified 5
Mixed 2
Not applicable 1
Stage  
Advanced 13
Terminal 5
Early 1
Not applicable 1