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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Palliative care in South Asia: a systematic review of the evidence for care models, interventions, and outcomes

# Searches Results
1 hospice.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 27026
2 terminal.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 791480
3 terminal care.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 44526
4 terminally ill.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 22478
5 palliat*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 163014
6 hospice*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 29311
7 dying.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 82104
8 end of life.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 31866
9 advanced disease.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 30523
10 life-limiting.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 1977
11 life-threatening.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 122999
12 death.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 1327164
13 bereavement.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 19321
14 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 2372812
15 Asia.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 148258
16 South-Asia.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 4821
17 SAARC.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 39
18 India.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 228512
19 Pakistan.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 33005
20 Bangladesh.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 20922
21 Afghanistan.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 9927
22 Nepal.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 13672
23 Sri Lanka.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 11947
24 Bhutan.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 733
25 Maldives.mp. [mp = ti, ab, sh, hw, tn, ot, dm, mf, dv, kw, nm, kf, ps, rs, an, ui, tc, id, tm] 376
26 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20 or 21 or 22 or 23 or 24 or 25 415069
27 14 and 26 20649
28 limit 27 to english language 18910
29 limit 28 to human 17046
30 limit 29 to yr = “1980 -Current” 16470
  1. Database(s): Embase 1980 to 2013 Week 33, Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1980 to August Week 3 2013, PsycINFO, 1806 to September week 1 2013.