Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
PopulationAdult* palliative or end of life patients, irrespective of the underlying disease, gender.
Study designSystematic reviews (and meta-analysis), narrative reviews, observational or interventional studies, (editorial) discussions and commentaries, (full) economic evaluations, economic guidelines and checklists, qualitative studies.
OutcomeMethodological aspects and recommendations for conducting economic evaluations in the palliative and end of life care settings.
Type of publicationArticles with available full text in English, German, Spanish, French or Dutch language.(Conference) abstracts
  • *Following the WHO definition, an adult is a person older than 19 years of age.44