Friday, April 1, 2022


"deprescrib*"[Title/Abstract] OR "deprescriptions"[MeSH Terms] OR (("medication*"[Title/Abstract] OR "prescribing"[Title/Abstract]) AND "inappropriate"[Title/Abstract]) OR "polypharmacy"[Title/Abstract] OR "discontinu*"[Title/Abstract] OR ("withdraw*"[Title/Abstract] AND "medication*"[Title/Abstract]) OR (("medication*"[Title/Abstract] OR "drugs"[Title/Abstract] OR "prescribing"[Title/Abstract] OR "inappropriate"[Title/Abstract]) AND "reduc*"[Title/Abstract]) OR "inappropriate prescribing"[MeSH Terms] OR ("review*"[Title/Abstract] AND "medication"[Title/Abstract]) OR ("dose reduction"[Title/Abstract] OR "taper*"[Title/Abstract]) 

‘deprescrib*’:ab,ti OR ((review* NEAR/3 medication*):ab,ti) OR (((medication* OR medicines OR prescribing) NEAR/4 inappropriate):ab,ti) OR ‘potentially inappropriate’:ab,ti OR ((reduc* NEAR/5 medication*):ab,ti) OR ‘polypharmacy’:ab,ti OR ‘discontinu*’:ab,ti OR ‘withdraw*’:ab,ti OR ((reducing NEAR/1 (drug* OR inappropriate OR frid)):ab,ti) OR ‘polypharmacy’/de OR ‘medication therapy management’/de OR ‘dose reduction’:ab,ti OR ‘taper*’:ab,ti OR ‘drug withdrawal’/de OR ‘deprescription’/de OR ‘inappropriate prescribing’/de

Morel T, Nguyen-Soenen J, Thompson W, Fournier JP. Development and validation of search filters to identify articles on deprescribing in Medline and Embase. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2022 Mar 25;22(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12874-022-01515-x. PMID: 35337283; PMCID: PMC8953136.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

infliximab - keywords and MeSH

Search terms were harvested gathered from the MeSH and EMTREE thesauri, from the CAS Registry and from Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

"Infliximab"[Mesh] OR infliximab* OR infliksimab* OR  170277-31-3 OR abp-710 OR abp710 OR avakine OR avsola OR ca2 OR centnf OR flammegis OR flixabi OR gp-1111 OR gp1111 OR inflectra OR ixifi OR pf-06438179 OR pf-6438179 OR pf06438179 OR pf6438179 OR remicade OR remsima OR renflexis OR revellex OR ta-650 OR ta650 OR zessly

Monday, July 19, 2021

Rheumatoid arthritis -- EMBASE

'rheumatoid arthritis'/de OR 'adult onset still disease'/exp OR 'rheumatoid nodule'/exp OR felty*:ab,kw,ti OR 'stills disease':ab,kw,ti OR 'still?s disease':ab,kw,ti OR 'still disease':ab,kw,ti OR beauvais*:ab,kw,ti OR (ra:ab,kw,ti NOT ((((rosmarinic OR 'relative abundance' OR retinoic) NEAR/7 ra):ab,kw,ti) OR 226ra:ab,kw,ti OR '226 ra':ab,kw,ti OR radium:ab,kw,ti)) OR rheumarthrit*:ab,kw,ti OR reumarthrit*:ab,kw,ti OR revmarthrit*:ab,kw,ti OR (((rheumatoid* OR rheumatoid OR reumatoid OR revmatoid OR rheumat* OR reumat* OR revmat*) NEAR/2 (syndrome* OR disease* OR arthriti* OR joint* OR synovi* OR nodul* OR lung* OR vascul*)):ab,kw,ti)

Research instruments - keywords

 instrument* OR scale OR scales OR scor* OR index* OR indices OR questionnair* OR survey* OR tool* OR checklist* OR "check list*" OR inventor*

consider including:

measur* OR determination* OR evaluat* OR test OR tests OR "patient-reported outcome*"

Psychometric properties - keywords and MeSH

The following was created for a routine (non-exhaustive) search:

("Psychometrics"[Mesh] OR psychometric* OR valid* OR reliab* OR responsiv* OR interpretab* OR “measurement error*” OR “error of measurement*” OR “errors of measurement*” OR consistency OR “factor analys*” OR “factor structure” OR “item analys*” OR “item response” OR “item functioning” OR “component analys*” OR “measurement invariance” OR “test construction” OR sensitivity OR specificity OR “statistical rotation” OR “oblique rotation” OR “orthogonal rotation” OR “varimax rotation” OR “split half” OR “test retest” OR interrater OR “inter rater” OR intrarater OR “intra rater” OR “known groups technique” OR stability OR equivalence OR “intraclass correlation coefficient*” OR “intra-class correlation coefficient*” OR icc OR kappa OR “coefficient of correlation” OR “coefficients of correlation” OR “correlation coefficient*” OR “pearson product moment” OR “spearman rho” OR “minimal detectable difference” OR “minimal detectable change”) 

Friday, June 25, 2021

Medical Students, Residents, Interns, and Fellows -- EMBASE

The search strategy below was developed by Danielle Westmark:

('medical student'/exp OR 'resident'/exp OR ((resident OR residents OR residenc* OR intern OR interns OR internship* OR "house staff" OR "house officer" OR "house officers" OR fellow OR fellows OR fellowship* OR student*) NEAR/6 (medicine OR medical OR allerg* OR anesthesiolog** OR cardiolog* OR dermatolog* OR diabetolog* OR "emergency physician*" OR endocrinolog* OR epileptologist* OR gastroenterolog* OR "general practitioner" OR "general practitioners" OR "general practice" OR "family practice" OR geriatric* OR gerontologist* OR genetic* OR gynecolog* OR gynaecolog* OR hepatolog* OR hematopatholog* OR haematopatholog*  OR hematology* OR haematolog* OR hospitalists* OR immunolog* OR "infectious disease" OR internist* OR intensivist* OR nephrolog* OR neuropsychiat* OR neurolog* OR neuropatholog* OR neurotolog* OR obstetric* OR oncolog* OR ophthalmolog* OR orthopaed* OR orthoped* OR osteopathic* OR otolaryngolog* OR otorhinolaryngolog* OR patholog* OR pediatric* OR paediatric* OR pediatrician* OR paediatrician* OR  physiatr* OR podiatri* OR psychiat* OR psycholog* OR  pulmonolog* OR radiolog* OR rheumatolog* OR pulmonolog* OR surg*  OR urolog* OR “addiction medicine” OR “adolescent medicine” OR “bariatric medicine” OR “behavioral medicine” OR “clinical medicine” OR “precision medicine” OR “community medicine” OR “disaster medicine” OR “emergency medicine” OR “family medicine” OR “hospital medicine” OR “internal medicine” OR “pulmonary medicine” OR “sleep medicine” OR “palliative medicine” OR “perioperative medicine” OR “sports medicine” OR “sport medicine”)) ) 

Monday, June 7, 2021

High fidelity simulation -- EMBASE

  The following EMBASE search come from Kim Harp.  It was created for a search concerning return on investment of high fidelity simulation. 

'high-fidelity simulation'/exp/mj OR “high fidelity mannequin” OR “high fidelity mannequins” OR (mannequin NEAR/5 simulat*) OR (manikin NEAR/5 simulat*) OR “high fidelity manikin” OR “high fidelity manikins” OR “human patient simulator” OR “surgery simulator” OR SimMan OR Gaumare OR “medical mannequin” OR “medical manikin” OR (“patient simulator” NEAR/5 “high fidelity”)