Identifying Patient Strengths Instruments and Examining Their Relevance for Chronic Disease Management: A Systematic Review
SYSTEMATIC REVIEW — Volume 18 — April 29, 2021
Database searching identified 3,275 records; other records identified through hand search were 7 systematic reviews and 694 validation articles. Screening removed 1,807 duplicate records, leaving 2,169 articles. In screening the records, 2,057 articles were excluded during title and abstract review: 1,527 for not being strengths related, 208 for not being published in English, and 322 for studying children and adolescents only. Of the 112 full-text articles assessed for eligibility, 86 were excluded because they were non-English, non–peer reviewed, or not strength-relevant studies. This yielded 20 studies to include in the qualitative synthesis. Some studies had multiple strengths instruments, thereby producing 26 instruments for review.
Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) flow diagram to obtain studies of strengths instruments to be analyzed for their relevance for chronic disease management.
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