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Table 2 Guiding categories for assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the frameworks

From: Evaluation frameworks for digital nursing technologies: analysis, assessment, and guidance. An overview of the literature

Guiding Category Content
Focus of the framework Description of the specific focus of the framework.
This can include a
- description of the purpose (and the addressed question)
- the application setting
- the technology (area)
Illustration - Clarity/ complexity of illustration
- Visualization of connections and relationships within the framework
Terminology - Transparent definitions of terms and key concepts
Instructions for use - Concrete application strategy and instructions for use
- Instruction on how the results can be interpreted
Scientific quality - Transparency of development process
- Reflection of the limitations of the framework
- Transferability of the framework (Settings, technologies, questions)