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Table 2 Eligibility criteria for studies in the systematic review

From: General practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences of managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol of a mixed methods systematic review and meta-ethnography

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
 - Studies that explore the knowledge, attitude or experiences of GPs in the management of BPSD in community and/or residential settings
 - Qualitative or quantitative study design
 - Studies must include GPs
- Studies that do not describe in detail the knowledge and attitudes of general practitioners in relation to BPSD
- Non-English language studies
- Studies reporting the perspective of non-GP healthcare professionals where the views of GPs are not represented or analysed separately
- Studies reporting on GPs’ perspectives on managing another aspect of dementia without any reference to the management of BPSD
- Opinion pieces and non-peer reviewed articles