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Table 4 Number of weeks required for each step of (a) the rapid review process, and (b) Decision box prototypes design for each decision box (considering 35 h/week for a single person)

From: Five shared decision-making tools in 5 months: use of rapid reviews to develop decision boxes for seniors living with dementia and their caregivers

Step DB1-caregiver DB2-agitation DB3-driving DB4-QoL DB5-advanced directives Mean (SD)
A/Rapid review process
 Search for secondary literature sources 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 (0.2 )
 First selection (secondary sources) 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.5 (0.2)
 Preliminary extraction 2 0.8 0.9 3.4 0.6 1.5 (1.0)
 Search for primary literature sources and grey literature 2.4 2.6 1.0 2.4 0.8 1.8 (0.8)
 Second selection (primary studies) 2.0 2.3 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.7 (0.5)
 Final extraction 14.8 17.3 1.3 6.0 1.1 8.1 (6.8)
 Quality assessment 3.0 3 1.4 1.0 0.8 1.8 (1)
 Redaction 1 1 1 1 1 1 (0)
 Data analysis and transformation 3 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.2 (0.97)
 Integration of expert input and formatting of references 0.8 1.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 1 (0.3)
Total number of weeks (A, review processes) 30 31 9 18 7 19 (10)
B/decision box prototype design
 Adjustments to reading level and content 0.4 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.6 0.5 (0.2)
 Graphic design 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.7 (0.4)
Total number of weeks (B, prototype design) 1.7 1.7 0.6 1.0 0.9 1 (0.4)
Total time (A + B) 32 33 10 19 8 20 (11)