TableĀ 1

Eligibility criteria

PopulationPatients registered with general practices, or consulting primary or community care practitioners.
InterventionModels in primary care using routine data to predict risk of hospital admission for patients with, or at risk of, chronic conditions. Exclusion: models that rely on patient-reported data.
ComparatorsExternal (eg, trial) or internal (eg, cohort). None for qualitative studies.
OutcomesClinical or cost-effectiveness, views of patients or health professionals on emergency admission risk prediction models, or implementation of model.
Study designStudies that report empirical data.
Exclusion: commentaries or editorials.