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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for review of curricula in paediatric rheumatology

From: Identifying the content and context of pain within paediatric rheumatology healthcare professional curricula in the UK: a summative content analysis

Category Inclusion Exclusion
Targeted professional group • Consultant paediatric rheumatologists
• General paediatricians
• Trainee rheumatologists
• Nurses
• Allied health professionals (physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists)
• Psychologists
• Professional groups managing symptoms that are not musculoskeletal (e.g. ophthalmologists)
Targeted patient group • Chronic musculoskeletal conditions managed in paediatric and adolescent rheumatology Documents which are:
• Adult rheumatology
• Pain service/team specific
• Generic paediatric conditions (e.g. ‘complex health needs’)
• Management of features outside of the musculoskeletal system (e.g. uveitis)
Organisation/document authors • UK based professional organisations and networks with a focus on care specifically in paediatric rheumatology • Outside of the UK
• Outdated documents
Document type/objective • Curriculum/curricula
• Syllabus/syllabi
• Competency/competencies frameworks
• Roles and responsibilities of professionals
• Undergraduate documents
• Educational resources without an underlying curricula component to be reviewed
• Research articles