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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria used for the systematic review

From: Chiropractic care for paediatric and adolescent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A systematic review

Inclusion criteria

Exclusion criteria

Levels I, II and III evidence

Chiropractic Intervention studies

Study population: children age 0-17 years (inclusive)

Diagnosis of AD/HD consistent with DSM-III, DSM-IV, DSM-IV-TR or ICD-10 criteria

Diagnosis made by Paediatrician, Psychiatrist, Medical Doctor, Clinical or Educational Psychologist

Validated Psychometric Outcome Measure as recommended by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP 2007) (Table 3)

Full-Text articles

English language

Adults (18 yrs and over)

Participant/s without a formal AD/HD diagnosis

Qualitative studies

Descriptive studies

Observational studies

Review/advice and/or opinion articles

Articles that fall outside the NHMRC designated levels of evidence