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PubMed® Search Strategy (August 13, 2012)

Table A-1. KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-1

KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-2. KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-2

KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-3. KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).

Table A-3

KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).

Embase® Search Strategy (August 13, 2012)

Platform: Embase.com

Table A-4. KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-4

KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-5. KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-5

KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-6. KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).

Table A-6

KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).

Cochrane Search Strategy (August 13, 2012)

Platform: Wiley

Databases searched: Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Table A-7. KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-7

KQ 1: Effectiveness and safety of aspirin and antiplatelets for patients with peripheral artery disease.

Table A-8. KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-8

KQ 2: Effectiveness and safety of exercise, medications, endovascular intervention, and surgical revascularization (intermittent claudication).

Table A-9. KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).

Table A-9

KQ 3: Effectiveness and safety of endovascular intervention and surgical revascularization (critical limb ischemia).