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Table 1 PICO statements used to develop the search to address the four different modes of delivery

From: A systematic review of economic evaluations of cardiac rehabilitation

PICO (a) (b) (c ) (d)
Population Patients diagnosed with acute MI or chronic HF Patients diagnosed with acute MI or chronic HF Patients diagnosed with acute MI or chronic HF Patients diagnosed with acute MI or chronic HF
Intervention Supervised outpatient CR Supervised outpatient CR Supervised outpatient CR Home-based CR
Comparison Usual/standard care (i.e., no CR) Home-based CR Supervised inpatient CR Usual/standard care (i.e., no CR)
Outcome Cost-effectiveness Cost-effectiveness Cost-effectiveness Cost-effectiveness
  1. MI, myocardial infarction; HF, heart failure; CR, cardiac rehabilitation.