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Table 2 Modified Delphi Rounds One and Two Samples, Process and Results

From: Multi-disciplinary supportive end of life care in long-term care: an integrative approach to improving end of life

Modified Delphi Round Round One Round Two
Purposive Sample Physicians; LTC Staff & Administrators: LTC residents & family members; Palliative Care, Geriatric/Gerontology Experts/Researchers Physicians; LTC Staff & Administrators: LTC residents & family members; Palliative Care, Geriatric/Gerontology Experts/Researchers
Process 75 statements developed from physician interviews & systematic review/published literature
Rated on a 9-point Likert scale
Appropriateness ≥ 7
4 Remaining Round One Statements
9-point Likert Scale
Appropriateness ≥ 7
Results 19 participants
3 provinces
71 statements scored  7
4 statements scored < 7 and > 3
11 participants
4 statements excluded
71 statements remained