Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion standards according to specified criteria
Criteria Inclusion Exclusion
Time period All
Language English
Geographical delimitation All countries
Level of Development All
Level of health care PHC services Secondary, tertiary services
Aim: to identify the services that should be considered “core” to a rural and remote Australian primary health care service. • Identifies range, package, or suite of PHC services • Identifies only one or a small number of disease specific or organ specific services
• Relevant to Australian rural and remote context • Not relevant to Australian rural and remote context
Methods • Single or multiple methods documented • No explicit method described

Carey et al.

Carey et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:178   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-178

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