Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
  • Study population includes adults with advanced cancer receiving palliative care

  • A discrete intervention, program or resources that is not standard/usual care, which

    • Includes a focus on pain medication (but does not need to focus exclusively on pain or medication)

    • Involves informal/family carers

  • Study reports family carer outcomes based on quantitative or qualitative data collected from family carers

  • Any study design

  • Children or young people only (under 18 years)

  • Pain related to surgery for cancer or other treatment with curative intent only

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