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Table 2 Synthesised themes from included studies

From: Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: a systematic review

Themes and subthemes Studies with the first named author and year
Allen 2017 Coleman. 2006 Coleman 2004 Crawford 2015 Deeks. 2016 Dyrstad 2015 Georgiadis 2017 Hagedoorn 2017 Hvalvik 2015 Jeffs 2017 King 2013 Knight 2013 Lowson 2012 Nazarath 2001 Neiterman 2015 Palagyi 2016 Ploeg 2017 Popejoy 2011 Tjia 2014 Towle 2012 Trollor 1997 White 2015 White 2014
Giving information and receiving feedback
 Families conveying information to health professionals X    X   X    X X X X X   X X      X X  
 Health professionals informing families X X X   X X X X X X X X   X      X X   X  
Participating in decision making
 Medication decisions occurring on admission       X                  
 Medication decisions occurring transfers and discharge X    X X X X X X    X    X   X       
 Medication decisions occurring after discharge     X     X    X   X    X X       
 Characteristics of health professionals and families X         X     X     X X      
Managing medication complexity across transitions of care
 Challenges in managing medication complexity from hospital admission to discharge           X    X      X      
 Difficulties affecting medication complexity in the community and aged care facilities X       X   X   X X X   X X X X     X X
 Possibilities for individualised tailored care      X     X     X     X       
 Supporting family participation in interventions   X X            X       X