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Table 2 Type of criteria reported at least once in PPTs

From: A systematic review of patient prioritization tools in non-emergency healthcare services

  Number of PPT (/34)
Generic criteria
 Threat to the patient’s ability to play a role/independence 20
 Functional limitations 19
 Pain/suffering 15
 Probability of recovery/progression of disease/prognosis 14
 Advantages/benefits of intervention 10
 Having or being a caregiver 7
 Age 4
 Level of urgency 3
 Time on the waiting list 2
Specific criteria
 Related to symptoms 10
 Related to other standardized measures 8