Table 1. Summary of Sample, Phenomenon of Interest, Design, Evaluation, Research (SPIDER) framework
  • Health professionals (GPs or nurse practitioners) who prescribe statins or antihypertensive drugs.

  • Patients eligible for cardiovascular preventive drugs or offered a prescription of statin or an antihypertensive drug for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Phenomenon of InterestThe initiation or prescription of statins or antihypertensive drugs.
DesignStudies including qualitative data collection or analysis methods.
EvaluationAttitudes, perceptions, views, or experiences of health professionals or patients related to the initiation of cardiovascular preventive drugs for primary prevention.
Research typeQualitative and mixed methods studies.