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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion standards according to specified criteria

From: What primary health care services should residents of rural and remote Australia be able to access? A systematic review of “core” primary health care services

Criteria Inclusion Exclusion
Time period All  
Language English  
Geographical delimitation All countries  
Level of Development All  
Level of health care PHC services Secondary, tertiary services
Aim: to identify the services that should be considered “core” to a rural and remote Australian primary health care service. • Identifies range, package, or suite of PHC services • Identifies only one or a small number of disease specific or organ specific services
• Relevant to Australian rural and remote context • Not relevant to Australian rural and remote context
Methods • Single or multiple methods documented • No explicit method described