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Table 2 Reason for exclusion for studies retrieved in full text (n = 25)

From: Quality care outcomes following transitional care interventions for older people from hospital to home: a systematic review

First author (year) Reason for exclusion
Arbaje (2010) [43] Quasi-experimental design
Bull (2000) [44] Not a full transitional care intervention, discharge planning
Balaban (2008) [45] Adult sample, not focussed on older people with functional difficulty
Bonnet-Zamponi (2013) [46] Secondary data analysis, drug related problems
Brand (2004) [47] Quasi-experimental design
Coleman (2004) [48] Quasi-experimental design
Dedhia (2009) [49] Quasi-experimental design
Einstadter (1996) [50] Not a full transitional care intervention, discharge planning
Golden (2010) [51] Not a full transitional care intervention, discussion paper
Haggmark (1997) [52] Not a full transitional care intervention, interprofessional care
Ham (2011) [3] Not a full transitional care intervention, integrated care
Hansen (1992) [53] Not a full transitional care intervention
Hebert (2008a) [54] Not a full transitional care intervention, integrated care
Hebert (2008b) [55] Not a full transitional care intervention, integrated care
Hegney (2002) [56] Not a full transitional care intervention, discharge planning
Jack (2009) [57] Adult sample, not focussed on older people with functional difficulty
Jeangsawang (2012) [58] Not randomised controlled trial or quasi-experimental design
Lattimer (2012) [59] Discussion paper
Melton (2012) [60] Adult sample, not focussed on older people with functional difficulty
O’Reilly (2008) [61] Rehabilitation, not transitional care
Ornstein (2010) [62] Mixed methods, not randomised controlled trial, not quasi-experimental design
Parker (2004) [30] Systematic review
Parker (2009) [63] Rehabilitation, not transitional care
Parry (2008) [64] Psychometric study, cross sectional design
Steeman (2006) [65] Quasi-experimental design
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