Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 5 Retained candidate terms

From: Identifying observational studies of surgical interventions in MEDLINE and EMBASE

MEDLINE EMBASE
Precision Specificity Precision Specificity
Comparative studies/
Follow-up studies/
Comparative studies/
Follow-up studies/
Time factors/
Controlled study/
Treatment outcome/
Major clinical study/
Controlled study/
Treatment outcome/
Major clinical study/
Clinical trial/
(preoperat$ or pre operat$).mp (preoperat$ or pre operat$).mp (preoperat$ or pre operat$).mp  
chang$.tw chang$.tw chang$.tw chang$.tw
evaluat$.tw evaluat$.tw evaluat$.tw evaluat$.tw
reviewed.tw reviewed.tw reviewed.tw reviewed.tw
prospective$.tw prospective$.tw   
retrospective$.tw retrospective$.tw   
baseline.tw baseline.tw   baseline.tw
cohort.tw cohort.tw   
consecutive$.tw    
(compare$ or compara$).tw   (compare$ or compara$).tw (compare$ or compara$).tw
  case series.tw