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Table 1 Summary of relevant papers identified during the literature review to catalogue previously defined ACSCs

From: Defining ambulatory care sensitive conditions for adults in Portugal

Author / Institution Country Year Number ACSC Method
Weissman, Gatsonis e Epstein [21] USA 1992 12 Literature review + expert panel evaluation
Billings et al. / United Hospital Fund of New York [1] USA 1993 28 Modified Delphi panel (6 physicians)
Sanderson e Dixon [42] UK 2000 30 Modified Delphi panel (3 physician panels)
Davies et al. / Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [27] USA 2001 16 Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) Set of measures to identify ACSC. Based on literature review, empirical testing and consensus among expert panels.
Caminal et al. / Universidade Autónoma de Barcelona [3] Spain 2001 35 Delphi Panel (44 experts)
Brown et al. / University of Oxford [13] Canada 2001 27 Delphi panel (13 experts) + Modified Delphi panel (12 experts) + questionnaire panel (11 experts)
Purdy et al. / Bristol University [12] UK 2009 19 Literature review.
Alfradique et al. [16] Brazil 2009 20 Literature review + Experts consultation
Walker et al. [43] Canada 2009 18 Administrative data + Expert consensus (9 experts)
Freund et al. [17] Germany 2013 26 AHRQ + expert selection
Eggli et al. [44] Switzerland 2014 19 Based on Purdy et al. + update of ICD-10 codes for specific conditions
Naumann, Augustin e Sundmacher [45] Germany 2014 32 Based on Purdy et al. + 2 potentially relevant diagnoses
Sundmacher et al. [18] Germany 2015 22 Literature review + Delphi panel (40 experts)