Table 1

Search strategy

Search categoryCorresponding search string
Care situation“end of life” OR “palliative” OR “terminal” OR “life threatening illness”
Main themestrength* OR resource* OR transcend* OR meaning* OR purpose* OR hope* OR connect* OR resilien* OR coping OR healing OR dignity
Relevant dimensions of main themespirit* OR existen* OR religio* OR psycholog*
Approach typeintervention* OR approach* OR guide* OR ritual* OR strateg* OR therap* OR practice* OR art
Accent on identifyingidentif* OR find* OR acces* OR asses*
Accent on supportingsupport* OR facilitat* OR foster* OR utili* OR bolster*