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Table 9 Virtual parent meal support training for caregivers of children/adolescents

From: The COVID-19 pandemic and eating disorders in children, adolescents, and emerging adults: virtual care recommendations from the Canadian consensus panel during COVID-19 and beyond

Certainty assessment Impact Certainty Importance
№ of studies Study design Risk of bias Inconsistency Indirectness Imprecision Other considerations
Outcomes: Helpfulness of the contents of the video and manual for meal support training
1 mixed methods very seriousa,b not serious not serious not serious none 1 mixed methods study with 40 families caring for a person with AN, BN, or EDNOS [109]. The Meal Support Training program was reported as informative, convenient, and was well-received by families. Many caregivers reported that the manual and video resources helped them be more understanding and patient with their child and the recovery process.
  1. aNo control condition
  2. bNo randomization
  3. Bibliography:
  4. Mixed methods – Cairns 2007 [109]