To be added to your search to find the most relevant and valid studies. Keyword search terms are shown in italics.

Prognosis studies

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
explode cohort studies
  1. incidence
  2. explode cohort studies
  3. explode mortality
  4. prognos$
  5. predict$
  6. course
  7. OR 1-6
  1. prognosis
  2. survival analysis
  3. 1 OR 2

Therapy studies

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
clinical trial.pt
  1. randomised controlled trial.pt
  2. therapy
  3. therapeutic use
  4. random$
  5. OR 1-4
  1. double and blind$
  2. placebo$
  3. 1 OR 2

Diagnosis studies

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
sensitivity
  1. explode "sensitivity and specificity"
  2. explode diagnosis
  3. sensitivity
  4. specificity
  5. OR 1-4
  1. explode "sensitivity and specificity"
  2. predictive and value$
  3. 1 OR 2

Etiology studies

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
risk
  1. explode cohort studies
  2. explode risk
  3. case and control
  4. odds and ratio$
  5. relative and risk
  6. OR 1-5
  1. case control studies
  2. cohort studies
  3. 1 OR 2

Systematic reviews

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
meta-analysis.pt
  1. meta-analysis.pt
  2. meta-analysis
  3. medline
  4. metaanalys$
  5. meta
  6. analys$
  7. OR 1-6
  1. meta-analysis.pt

Guidelines and recommendations

Best single term Maximum recall Maximum precision
explode guidelines
  1. explode guidelines
  2. health planning gugidelines
  3. guideline.pt
  4. practice guideline.pt
  5. guideline$ or recommend$ or consensus
  6. standards or paramater$
  7. OR 1-6
 

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