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Table 4 Ovid Medline search strategy (run 28/08/18)

From: Can feedback approaches reduce unwarranted clinical variation? A systematic rapid evidence synthesis

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1Practice Patterns, Physicians’/52989
2exp physicians/ or clinician*.af. or physician*.af. or exp medical staff/839680
3exp hospitals/ or Hospitalization/ or hospitali*.mp.502959
4(variation* adj2 (Clinical care or Medical care or Healthcare or health care or Medical practice or physician* or clinical or practice or clinician* or pattern*)).mp.10132
5Guideline Adherence/ or Practice Guidelines as Topic/ or Healthcare Disparities/ or clinical protocols/ or organizational policy/ or evidence based*.ti,ab,kw,sh. or exp “Quality of Health Care”/6335879
61 or 2 or 3 or 57015351
76 and 45392
86 and ((Regional adj2 variation*) or (geographical adj2 variation*)).mp.4745
97 or 89960
106 and (small area analysis or small area variation).mp.1202
114 and (regional or geographical).mp.773
12exp child/ or exp infant/ or (pediatric* or paediatric* or childhood or children).af.3005698
139 or 10 or 1111354
14limit 13 to yr="2000 –Current”9076
15limit 14 to english language8767
1615 not 126914
17remove duplicates from 164015
1817 and feedback.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]67
1917 and facilitated.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]18
2017 and multifaceted.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]18
2117 and comparative performance.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]1
2217 and “controlled before after studies”.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]3
2317 and ((colleague* or peer*) adj3 assess*).mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]2
2417 and (workplace based or work place based or work based).mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]4
2517 and facilitator.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]4
2617 and quality improvement.af.205
2717 and practice improvement.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]8
2817 and (practice adj2 improvement*).mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]16
2917 and evaluation program*.af.3
3017 and mentor*.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]5
3117 and continuous quality.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]9
3217 and continuous improvement.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]0
3317 and (quality management or TQM).mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]41
3417 and cooperative behavior.af.24
3517 and professional development.mp. [mp=title, abstract, original title, name of substance word, subject heading word, floating sub-heading word, keyword heading word, protocol supplementary concept word, rare disease supplementary concept word, unique identifier, synonyms]6
36or/18-35339