Inclusion criteriaSearch strategy
  • Studies looking at interventions to increase empathy in undergraduate nursing students.

  • Experimental or quasiexperimental studies (quantitative data).

  • English language articles published between 2008 and 2018.

  • Free text search of Google Scholar—to explore breadth of publications

  • Pubmed—to identify MESH heading

  • Searches in CINAHL plus, SCOPUS, Pubmed and ERIC