Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  • Qualitative and quantitative studies addressing health-related preferences (priorities, goal oriented, goal attainment, shared decision-making, patient centred, patient oriented, ‘satisfaction’) from the patient’s perspective.

  • Age: average age of 60 or older, geriatric patients, elderly patients.

  • Polypharmacy: with or without polypharmacy.

  • Multimorbidity: comorbidity, multiple chronic conditions.

  • No restrictions: we will not apply any restrictions to the geographical location, healthcare context, country and publication language of the study.

  • Case reports.

  • Narrative reviews.

  • Editorials.

  • Studies investigating preferences for or against interventions that are not generally available or only legal in limited contexts (eg, euthanasia).

  • Studies addressing only preferences of caregivers and healthcare professionals.