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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Thiazides in the management of hypertension in older adults – a systematic review

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Systematic reviews and meta-analyses: mean age ≥ 65 years
• Original studies: at least 80% of participants ≥65 years old
OR
• Subgroup analysis reporting on participants ≥65 years
• Intervention: thiazide or thiazide-like diuretics
• Condition: hypertension
• Clinical relevant outcomes
• Studies focusing only on acute/short term conditions
• Studies evaluating only surrogate endpoints (like blood pressure)
• The following publication types:
Editorials
Opinion papers
Case reports, case series
Narrative reviews
Letters
Qualitative studies