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Table 1 Criteria for the systematic review about interventions on case management.

From: Design of a case management model for people with chronic disease (Heart Failure and COPD). Phase I: modeling and identification of the main components of the intervention through their actors: patients and professionals (DELTA-icE-PRO Study)

Type of studies: Randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews.
Type of participants: Adult patients with HF or COPD
Type of interventions: Diseases management programs or case management services where the role is performed by nurses, and is targeted to HF or COPD patients, with or without use of communication technologies for telecare.
Outcomes considered: Physical or psychosocial health outcomes, satisfaction, measures of care delivery and use, and costs.
Data collection and analysis: eligibility, assessment of the quality of studies and data extraction will be performed by two reviewers independently. RevMan 5 will be used to organize the revision.
Search strategy: Searches will be performed in MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, COCHRANE, WEB OF SCIENCE, SCOPUS, DARE, HEN, EUROSCAN, BIBLIOTECA VIRTUAL DE SALUD, CUIDEN, IME.
Languages: Spanish and English.