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Dissertation Subject Guide

including systematic reviews, literature reviews and scoping reviews

Inclusion & Exclusion criteria

Also think carefully about the research papers you are wanting to include and exclude in your review. This entirely depends on your research question.

Here's a simple example:

What are nurses' experiences of caring for dementia patients in an acute ward setting?

Inclusion and Exclusion criteria
Inclusion Exclusion
acute setting, ward setting, hospital home, residential care
dementia, alzheimers patients other neurological conditions, co-morbidities
nurses experiences

nursing assistants, doctors & other healthcare professionals, caregivers, family experiences