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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Study Protocol: Phase III single-blinded fast-track pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced disease

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria:
Patients: Patients/Carers:
(i) appropriate referral to BIS (i) unable to give informed consent;
(ii) aged 18 years+ (ii) previously used BIS;
(iii) any patient not meeting any exclusion criteria (iii) demented/confused;
  (iv) learning difficulties;
  (vi) other vulnerable groups e.g. head injury, severe trauma, mental illness;
  (vii) not meeting all inclusion criteria.
Carer:  
(i) informal carers (significant others, relatives, friends or neighbours) of Phase III RCT recruits  
(ii) aged 18 years+  
(iii) any carer not meeting any exclusion criteria.