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Table 1 Inclusion criteria

From: Interventions to reduce readmissions: can complex adaptive system theory explain the heterogeneity in effectiveness? A systematic review

Criterion Definition
Randomized Controlled Trial The study is a randomized controlled trial.
Readmissions Outcome The individual article reports hospital readmissions.
Possibility of Readmission Every subject/participant in the study has the possibility of being readmitted.
Intervention to Improve Care Transitions The intervention is aimed at improving one or more care transition processes
Adults Participants in the study are adults >age 18
Superiority Trial The study is a superiority trial AND includes tests of significance for the readmissions outcome measure(s).