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EMBASE 1980 to 2007 Week 36

VT_surgical_nonsurgical_management_embase_RCT_SR_cohort_100907

#Search HistoryResults
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5RANDOM ALLOCATION/23878
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7PLACEBO/103924
8placebo$.ti,ab,sh.152961
9random$.ti,ab,sh.384317
10RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS/148552
11((single or double or triple or treble) adj (blind$ or mask$)).ti,ab,sh.86972
12randomi?ed control$ trial$.tw.26696
13or/1–12779225
14META ANALYSIS/31878
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16(systematic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).ti,sh,ab.21651
17(methodologic$ adj5 (review$ or overview$)).ti,ab,sh.1425
18or/14–1752903
19review.pt.826469
20(medline or medlars or embase).ab.18987
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23((hand or manual$) adj2 search$).tw.2178
24(electronic database$ or bibliographic database$ or computeri?ed database$ or online database$).tw.3435
25(pooling or pooled or mantel haenszel).tw.22052
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27or/20–2644759
2819 and 2714874
29or/18,2861538
30case study.tw,sh.20302
31abstract report.tw,sh.71201
32note.tw,sh.235873
33short survey.tw,sh.395656
34letter.tw,sh.379595
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36editorial.tw,sh.237237
37or/30–362183895
3813 not 37692644
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40or/38–39719078
41COHORT ANALYSIS/44155
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43FOLLOW UP/234951
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68T TUBE/832
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70MYRINGOTOMY/1548
71myringotom$.tw.822
72ADENOIDECTOMY/1360
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83CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY/23
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89ACUPUNCTURE/9672
90PROBIOTIC AGENT/4401
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92IMMUNOSTIMULATING AGENT/1497
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94(diet$ adj3 (modif$ or restrict$)).tw.10113
95or/78–94159862
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From: Search strategies

Cover of Surgical Management of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children
Surgical Management of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 60.
National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (UK).
London: RCOG Press; 2008 Feb.
Copyright © 2008, National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health.

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