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Table 1 NICE qualitative appraisal checklist ratings for studies included in review

From: Defining the clinician’s role in early health technology assessment during medical device innovation – a systematic review

NICE Qualitative Assessment Tool Number of studies Percentage of all studies (%) Studies
++ 12 36.4 [11, 22, 29, 32, 40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47]
+ 13 39.4 [27, 48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59]
8 24.2 [60,61,62,63,64,65,66,67]
  1. ++ − all or most of the checklist criteria have been fulfilled and the conclusions of the study are unlikely to be altered by those criteria that have not been fulfilled, + some of the checklist criteria have been fulfilled and where they have not, the conclusions of the study are unlikely to be altered, − few or none of the criteria checklist have been fulfilled and the conclusions are very likely to be altered
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