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Table 1 Definition of PICOS criteria for the eligibility of studies

From: Indicators of home-based hospitalization model and strategies for its implementation: a systematic review of reviews

Population Patients with chronic diseases, acute conditions, or in palliative care
Intervention Home-based hospitalization (HBH)
Comparaison Conventional hospital care
Outcomes Primary: indicators of HBH use on access, continuity, quality, and safety of care, clinical practices, organization of health services, costs at the patient, family, health system, and society levels
Secondary: facilitating factors and barriers to the implementation of HBH at the environmental, organizational, staff, patient, and family levels.
Study designs Systematic review of quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-methods studies, with or without meta-analysis