Appendix AExact Search Strings

PubMed® search strategy (August 14, 2012)

Table A-1. PubMed search terms for KQ 1: Screening for PAH.

Table A-1

PubMed search terms for KQ 1: Screening for PAH.

Table A-2. PubMed search terms for KQ 2: Management of PAH.

Table A-2

PubMed search terms for KQ 2: Management of PAH.

Table A-3. PubMed search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.

Table A-3

PubMed search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.

Embase® search strategy (August 14, 2012)

Platform: Embase.com

Table A-4. Embase search terms for KQ 1: Screening for PAH.

Table A-4

Embase search terms for KQ 1: Screening for PAH.

Table A-5. Embase search terms for KQ 2: Management of PAH.

Table A-5

Embase search terms for KQ 2: Management of PAH.

Table A-6. Embase search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.

Table A-6

Embase search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (August 14, 2012)

Platform: Wiley

Table A-7. Cochrane search terms for KQs 1 and 2: Screening and Management of PAH.

Table A-7

Cochrane search terms for KQs 1 and 2: Screening and Management of PAH.

Table A-8. Cochrane search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.

Table A-8

Cochrane search terms for KQ 3: Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for PAH.