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Table 1 Search strategy in PubMed, Cinahl and Embase for mobile X-ray

From: Mobile X-ray outside the hospital: a scoping review

# Search number PubMed
1 “Radiography” [Mesh]
2 “diagnostic” AND (x radiography* OR x ray* OR radiotherap*)* *
3 mobile AND (“radiography” OR x ray* OR radiotherapy*)**
4 transportable AND (“radiography” OR x ray OR radiotherapy*) **
5 Portable AND (“radiography” OR x ray* OR radiotherapy*)**
6 “X-rays” [Mesh]
7 “Nursing Homes” [Mesh]
8 “Homes for the Aged” [Mesh]
9 “nursing” AND (“home” OR “homes” OR facilit*)**
10 “home for the aged” OR “home for the elderly” OR “homes for the aged” OR “homes for the elderly”
11 ((intermediate or “long-term”) AND care facility*) **
12 “hospital at home” **
13 “Mobile Health Units”[Mesh]
14 7 OR 8 OR 9 OR 10 OR 11 OR 12 OR 13
15 “Diagnostic Imaging” [Mesh:NoExp]
16 15 OR 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 OR 6
17 16 AND 14
18 17 NOT “mammography”
19 18 Filters: English; Danish, Norwegian; Swedish; German; Italian; French;
  1. * meaning that the database searched for all words with different grammars
  2. ** non-MeSH