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McCormack L, Sheridan S, Lewis M, et al. Communication and Dissemination Strategies to Facilitate the Use of Health-Related Evidence. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2013 Nov. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 213.)

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Appendix BSearch Strategies

May 18 2012 PsycInfo Communication (KQ 1) and Uncertainty (KQ 3) Final Searches

RCTs+Experimental study types: Uncertainty line #47 (2 results)

RCTs for Communication Line #16 (338 results)

SRs/MAs: Communication = 33 (line 41) [used for background only, not as a potential include]

SR/MAs: Uncertainty = 0 [used for background only, not as a potential include]

Search ID#Search TermsSearch OptionsActions
S47S35 or S46Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(2)
S46S34 and S45Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(1)
S45S42 or S43 or S44Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(12778)
S44“controlled clinical trial” OR “controlled clinical trials”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(1816)
S43“cross-over study” OR “cross-over studies”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(418)
S42“comparative study” OR “comparative studies”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(10556)
S41S37 or S40Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(33)
S40S11Limiters - Methodology: -Systematic Review, -Meta Analysis
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(24)
S39S34Limiters - Methodology: -Systematic Review, -Meta Analysis
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(0)
S38S34 AND S36Limiters - Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(0)
S37S36 and S11Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(28)
S36(DE “Literature Review” and systematic) OR “systematic review” OR (review AND systematic) OR “meta-analysis”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(24095)
S35S34 AND S15Limiters - Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(2)
S34S33Limiters - Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(249)
S33S31 and S32Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(754)
S32DE “Communication”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(14325)
S31S17 or S18 or S19 or S20 or S21 or S22 or S23 or S24 or S25 or S26 or S27 or S28 or S29 or S30Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(93893)
S30“low evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(18)
S29“conflicting evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(387)
S28“missing evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(14)
S27“strength of evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(241)
S26equipoiseSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase(83)
S25uncertaintySearch modes - Boolean/Phrase(17611)
S24ambigu*Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(19891)
S23complexitySearch modes - Boolean/Phrase(47888)
S22vaguenessSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase(627)
S21precisionSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase(7110)
S20“net benefit”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(168)
S19“risk of bias”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(92)
S18DE “Statistical Reliability”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(3124)
S17DE “Uncertainty”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(3918)
S16S15 AND S10Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(338)
S15S12 OR S14Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(20758)
S14control* AND (random* AND trial*)Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(20133)
S13S10 and S12Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(192)
S12“randomized controlled trial” OR RCT*Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(7665)
S11S9 and S10Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(3711)
S10S8Limiters - Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(15971)
S9Intervention OR control OR (random* AND trial*)Limiters - Publication Year from: 2000–2012
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(322632)
S8S1 or S2 or S3 or S4 or S5 or S6Limiters - Publication Year from: 2000–2012
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
(34132)
S7S1 or S2 or S3 or S4 or S5 or S6Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(54096)
S6MM “Health Education”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(7077)
S5DE “Persuasive Communication”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(4204)
S4MM “Narratives”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(8157)
S3DE “Client Education”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(2730)
S2MM “Decision Making”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(31861)
S1MM “Information Dissemination”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase(617)

May 19–20 2012 PubMed Final CEDT Searches: KQ 1, KQ 2 and KQ 3

Summary:

KQ 1: RCTs = 3981

SRs+MAs(non-RCTs) = 165 [used for background only, not as a potential include]

KQ 2: RCTs = 1555, after duplicates with KQ 1 removed = 401; 1154 imported to duplicates library

SRs+MAs (non-RCTs) = 91, after duplicates with KQ 1 removed = 61; 30 imported to duplicates library [used for background only, not as a potential include]

KQ 3 done 5–20 to expand to all experimental study types per Stacey:

Experimental Study Types including RCTs = 577, after duplicates with KQ 1 and/or KQ 2 removed= 551; 26 imported to duplicates library

SRs+MAs (Non-RCTs)= 17, after duplicates with KQ 1 and/or KQ 2 removed = 14; 3 imported to duplicates library [used for background only, not as a potential include]

Total from PubMed RCTs (& exp studies of KQ 3) = 4933 + 1180 in Duplicates library = 6113

Total from PubMed SR+MA = 240 + 33 in Duplicates library = 275 [used for background only, not as a potential include]

KQ 1. (Communication) Search

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Information Dissemination/methods”[Majr]1437
#2Search “Decision Making”[Majr]44117
#3Search “Patient Education as Topic”[Mesh]63946
#4Search “Narration”[Majr]1402
#5Search “Persuasive Communication”[Mesh]2596
#6Search “Health Education/methods”[Majr]14580
#7Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6118367
#8Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Humans109909
#9Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Humans; English98287
#10Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years37365
#11Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years25606
#12Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; English; Adult: 19+ years335
#13Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; English; Adult: 19+ years448
#14Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; English; Adult: 19+ years687
#15Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; News; English; Adult: 19+ years767
#16Search #11 NOT #1524839
#17Search “Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]476184
#18Search #16 and #173981
#19Search (“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]91360
#20Search #16 and #19243
#21Search #20 NOT #18165

May 19, 2012 PubMed KQ 2 (Dissemination) Search

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Information Dissemination”[Mesh]7921
#2Search “Diffusion of Innovation”[Mesh]13481
#3Search “Evidence-Based Medicine/education”[Mesh]1104
#4Search “Information Services/utilization”[Mesh]1279
#5Search “Practice Guidelines as Topic/standards”[Mesh]4292
#6Search “Guideline Adherence/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]2311
#7Search “Patient Education as Topic/methods”[Mesh]11427
#8Search “Physician’s Practice Patterns/standards”[Mesh]3308
#9Search “Physician’s Practice Patterns/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]8826
#10Search “Physician’s Practice Patterns/trends”[Mesh]2846
#11Search “Social Marketing”[Mesh]1756
#12Search “social marketing”[tiab]1106
#13Search “academic detailing”[tiab]274
#14Search “dissemination strategy”[tiab]72
#15Search “dissemination strategies”[tiab]125
#16Search disseminat*[ti] AND guideline*[ti]119
#17Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #1656082
#18Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Humans48743
#19Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Humans; English44665
#20Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years13841
#21Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years11150
#22Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; English; Adult: 19+ years151
#23Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; English; Adult: 19+ years204
#24Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; English; Adult: 19+ years324
#25Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 Filters: Publication date from 2000/01/01; Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; News; English; Adult: 19+ years362
#26Search #21 NOT #2510788
#27Search “Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]476184
#28Search #26 and #271555
#29Search (“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]91360
#30Search #26 and #29121
#31Search #30 NOT #2891

May 20, 2012 PubMed KQ 3 (Uncertainty) Search To Expand to Experimental Study Types

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Uncertainty”[Mesh]4566
#2Search “Research Design/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]1286
#3Search “Therapeutic Equipoise”[Mesh]58
#4Search “Bias (Epidemiology)”[Mesh]44913
#5Search “low evidence”66
#6Search “conflicting evidence”1594
#7Search “missing evidence”52
#8Search “strength of evidence”866
#9Search uncertainty35336
#10Search ambigu*20766
#11Search complexity66735
#12Search vagueness302
#13Search precision64453
#14Search “risk of bias”1551
#15Search “net benefit”803
#16Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15232698
#17Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans151010
#18Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; English139800
#19Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years48967
#20Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; Comment; English; Adult: 19+ years502
#21Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; Comment; Editorial; English; Adult: 19+ years558
#22Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; English; Adult: 19+ years688
#23Search #1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 Filters: Humans; Comment; Editorial; Letter; News; English; Adult: 19+ years701
#24Search #19 NOT #2348266
#25Search “Communication”[Mesh]332362
#26Search #24 and #253172
#27Search “Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]476184
#28Search #26 and #27194
#29Search “Comparative Study” [Publication Type] OR “Controlled Clinical Trial” [Publication Type] OR “Cross-Over Studies”[Mesh]1641835
#30Search #26 and #29423
#31Search #28 or #30577
#32Search (“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]91379
#33Search #26 and #3233
#34Search #33 NOT #3117

May 20, 2012 Cochrane Library and Cochrane Trials Registry Searches

Cochrane Library KQ 1 Search

IDSearchHits
#1“Information Dissemination/methods”[Majr]34
#2“Decision Making”[Majr]4713
#3“Patient Education as Topic”[Mesh]5620
#4“Narration”[Majr]93
#5“Persuasive Communication”[Mesh]212
#6“Health Education/methods”[Majr]957
#7(#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6)11230
#8(#7), from 2000 to 20128489
#9“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]363212
#10(#8 AND #9)6161
#11(“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]34619
#12(#8 AND #11)1707
#13(#12 AND NOT #10)828

Cochrane Library KQ 2 Search

IDSearchHits
#1“Information Dissemination”[Mesh]218
#2“Diffusion of Innovation”[Mesh]124
#3“Evidence-Based Medicine/education”[Mesh]51
#4“Information Services/utilization”[Mesh]9
#5“Practice Guidelines as Topic/standards”[Mesh]81
#6“Guideline Adherence/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]0
#7“Patient Education as Topic/methods”[Mesh]1855
#8“Physician’s Practice Patterns/standards”[Mesh]93
#9“Physician’s Practice Patterns/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]0
#10“Physician’s Practice Patterns/trends”[Mesh]16
#11“Social Marketing”[Mesh]193
#12“social marketing”[tiab]193
#13“academic detailing”[tiab]164
#14“dissemination strategy”[tiab]22
#15“dissemination strategies”[tiab]31
#16disseminat*[ti] AND guideline*[ti]3685
#17(#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6 OR #7 OR #8 OR #9 OR #10 OR #11 OR #12 OR #13 OR #14 OR #15 OR #16)6233
#18(#17), from 2000 to 20125264
#19“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]363212
#20(#18 AND #19)2786
#21(“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]34619
#22(#18 AND #21)2523
#23(#22 AND NOT #20)1501

Cochrane Library KQ 3 Search

IDSearchHits
#1“Uncertainty”[Mesh]6758
#2“Research Design/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh]0
#3“Therapeutic Equipoise”[Mesh]1
#4“Bias (Epidemiology)”[Mesh]543
#5“low evidence”24
#6“conflicting evidence”344
#7“missing evidence”5
#8“strength of evidence”476
#9uncertainty7662
#10ambigu*737
#11complexity1542
#12vagueness13
#13precision2621
#14“risk of bias”7335
#15“net benefit”352
#16(#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6 OR #7 OR #8 OR #9 OR #10 OR #11 OR #12 OR #13 OR #14 OR #15)17326
#17“Communication”[Mesh]7106
#18(#16 AND #17)2144
#19“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]363212
#20(#18 AND #19)1776
#21“Comparative Study” OR “Controlled Clinical Trial” OR “Cross-Over Studies”[Mesh]224908
#22(#18 AND #21)1273
#23(#20 OR #22)1837
#24(“review”[Publication Type] AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “systematic review”[All Fields] OR (“review literature as topic”[MeSH AND “systematic”[tiab]) OR “meta-analysis”[Publication Type] OR “meta-analysis as topic”[MeSH Terms] OR “meta-analysis”[All Fields]34619
#25(#18 AND #24)1980
#26(#25 AND NOT #23)231

Web of Science Searches Forward-Tracing (Citations Counts) for Key Reviews, KQ 1 and KQ 3, May 21–22, 2012

KQ 1. Web of Science Searches

  • Kühberger A. The Influence of Framing on Risky Decisions: A Meta-analysis.
    Organ Behav Hum Decis Process. 1998 Jul;75(1):23–55. PMID: 9719656.
    Cited by = 219, 218 imported to SR+MA database, 1 dup [used for background only, not as a potential include]
  • Noar, S. M., Harrington, N. G., Van Stee, S. K., & Aldrich, R. S. (2011). Tailored health communication to change lifestyle behaviors. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 5(2), 112–122.
    Cited by = not in WoS. Cited by 8 in Google Scholar. All imported
  • Allen, M., & Preiss, R. W. (1997). Comparing the persuasiveness of narrative and statistical evidence using meta-analysis. Communication Research Reports, 14, 125–133.
    Cited by = not in WoS, Searched Google Scholar and downloaded 81 references. All imported
  • Title: A meta-analysis of computer-tailored interventions for health behavior change
    Author(s): Krebs Paul; Prochaska James O.; Rossi Joseph S.
    Source: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Volume: 51 Issue: 3–4 Pages: 214–221 DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.06.004 Published: SEP–OCT 2010
    Cited by= 15, all imported.
  • Title: A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?
    Author(s): Latimer Amy E.; Brawley Lawrence R.; Bassett Rebecca L.
    Source: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Volume: 7 Article Number: 36 DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-7-36 Published: MAY 11 2010
    Cited by = 12, 8 imported, 4 dups discarded
  • Title: Does tailoring matter? Meta-analytic review of tailored print health Behavior change interventions
    Author(s): Noar Seth M.; Benac Christina N.; Harris Melissa S.
    Source: PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN Volume: 133 Issue: 4 Pages: 673–693 DOI: 10.1037/0033-2909.133.4.673 Published: JUL 2007
    Cited by = 191, 186 imported, 5 discarded
  • Title: Does narrative information bias individual’s decision making? A systematic review
    Author(s): Winterbottom Anna; Bekker Hilary L.; Conner Mark; et al.
    Source: SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE Volume: 67 Issue: 12 Pages: 2079–2088 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.09.037 Published: DEC 2008
    Cited by= 20, 18 imported, 2 deleted
  • O’Keefe, DJ & Jensen, JD ( 2006 ). The advantages of compliance or the disadvantages of noncompliance? A meta-analytic review of the relative persuasive effectiveness of gain-framed and loss-framed messages. Communication Yearbook, 30, 1 – 43
    Cited by = Not in WoS not PubMed. Cited by 72 in Google Scholar. 68 imported. 4 dups discarded
  • Title: The relative persuasiveness of gain-framed and loss-framed messages for encouraging disease prevention behaviors: A meta-analytic review
    Author(s): O’Keefe Daniel J.; Jensen Jakob D.
    Source: JOURNAL OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION Volume: 12 Issue: 7 Pages: 623–644 DOI: 10.1080/10810730701615198 Published: OCT–NOV 2007
    Cited by = 46, 32 imported, and 14 dups discarded
  • Title: The Relative Persuasiveness of Gain-Framed and Loss-Framed Messages for Encouraging Disease Detection Behaviors: A Meta-Analytic Review
    Author(s): O’Keefe Daniel J.; Jensen Jakob D.
    Source: JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION Volume: 59 Issue: 2 Pages: 296–316 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2009.01417.x Published: JUN 2009
    Cited by = 14, 3 imported and 11 dups discarded
  • Title: What works with men? A systematic review of health promoting interventions targeting men
    Author(s): Robertson Lynn M.; Douglas Flora; Ludbrook Anne; et al.
    Source: BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Volume: 8 Article Number: 141 DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-141 Published: JUL 3 2008
    Cited by = 16, 15 imported and 1 dup discarded

KQ 3. Web of Science Searches

  • Politi MC, Han PK, Col NF. Communicating the uncertainty of harms and benefits of medical interventions. Med Decis Making. 2007 Sep–Oct;27(5):681–95. PMID: 17873256.
    Cited by = 50, 48 imported to SR+MA database, 2 duplicates [used for background only, not as a potential include]
  • Babrow AS. The many meanings of uncertainty in illness: toward a systematic accounting. Health communication. 10(1): 1–23.
    Cited by = 46, 45 imported to SR+MA database, 1 duplicate [used for background only, not as a potential include]
  • Han PK. Varieties of uncertainty in healthcare: a conceptual taxonomy. Medical Decision Making Epub ahead for print Jan 18 2011.
    Cited by = not in WoS. Cited by 2 in Google Scholar.

March 15, 2013 PsycINFO Communication (KQ 1) and Uncertainty (KQ 3) Final Searches

KQ 1: RCTs for communication—line #S45: 0 results for 2013

KQ 3: RCTs and other experimental study types, line #S44: 0 results for 2013

PsycInfo KQ 1 and KQ 3 search:

Last Run Via Interface: EBSCOhost, Search Screen – Advance Search Database—PsycINFO

Search ID#Search TermsSearch OptionsActions
S45S18Limiters - Published Date from: 20130101–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
0
S44S37 OR S42Limiters - Published Date from: 20130101–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
0
S43S37 OR S42Search modes - Boolean/Phrase2
S42S36 AND S41Search modes - Boolean/Phrase1
S41S38 OR S39 OR S40Search modes - Boolean/Phrase13,402
S40“controlled clinical trial” OR “controlled clinical trials”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase1,948
S39“cross-over study” OR “cross-over studies”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase441
S38“comparative study” OR “comparative studies”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase11,027
S37S15 AND S36Search modes - Boolean/Phrase2
S36S33 AND S34Limiters - English; Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
281
S35S33 AND S34Search modes - Boolean/Phrase818
S34DE “Communication”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase15,292
S33S19 OR S20 OR S21 OR S22 OR S23 OR S24 OR S25 OR S26 OR S27 OR S28 OR S29 OR S30 OR S31 OR S32Search modes - Boolean/Phrase100,215
S32“low evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase19
S31“conflicting evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase413
S30“missing evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase18
S29“strength of evidence”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase267
S28equipoiseSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase98
S27uncertaintySearch modes - Boolean/Phrase19,152
S26ambigu*Search modes - Boolean/Phrase20,998
S25complexitySearch modes - Boolean/Phrase51,060
S24vaguenessSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase662
S23precisionSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase7,685
S22“net benefit”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase187
S21“risk of bias”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase133
S20DE “Statistical Reliability”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase3,164
S19DE “Uncertainty”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase4,342
S18S16 AND S17Search modes - Boolean/Phrase4
S17“Comparative effectiveness” OR “Evidence-based” OR “Evidence based” OR Recommendations OR RecommendationSearch modes - Boolean/Phrase78,747
S16S9 AND S15Search modes - Boolean/Phrase29
S15S12 OR S14Search modes - Boolean/Phrase22,708
S14control* AND (random* AND trial*)Search modes - Boolean/Phrase22,638
S13S9 AND S12Limiters - Published Date from: 20120401–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
17
S12“randomized controlled trial” OR RCT*Limiters - Published Date from: 20120401–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
929
S11S9 and S10Limiters - Published Date from: 20120401–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
325
S10Intervention OR control OR (random* AND trial*)Limiters - Published Date from: 20120401–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
25,145
S9S8Limiters - English; Language: English; Age Groups: Adulthood (18 yrs & older); Population Group: Human
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
1,446
S8S1 or S2 or S3 or S4 or S5 or S6Limiters - Published Date from: 20120401–20131231
Search modes - Boolean/Phrase
2,479
S7S1 or S2 or S3 or S4 or S5 or S6Search modes - Boolean/Phrase58,462
S6MM “Health Education”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase7,491
S5DE “Persuasive Communication”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase0
S4MM “Narratives”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase8,861
S3DE “Client Education”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase2,834
S2MM “Decision Making”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase34,846
S1MM “Information Dissemination”Search modes - Boolean/Phrase697

March 15, 2013 Pub Med Final CEDT Searches: KQ 1, KQ 2 and KQ 3

Only RCTS searches, limited in the KQ 1 and KQ 2 strategies to the following CER terms this time as part of the search instead of as a search within the EndNote files:

“Comparative effectiveness” OR “Evidence-based” OR “Evidence based” OR Recommendations OR Recommendation

PubMed KQ 1

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Information Dissemination/methods”[Majr]1647
#2Search “Decision Making”[Majr]47231
#3Search “Patient Education as Topic”[Mesh]66206
#4Search “Narration”[Majr]1559
#5Search “Persuasive Communication”[Mesh]2718
#6Search “Health Education/methods”[Majr]15326
#7Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6)124440
#8Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6) Filters: Humans115539
#9Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6) Filters: Humans; English103456
#10Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6) Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years39722
#11Search (#10) AND (“2013/01/05”[Date - Entrez]: “3000”[Date - Entrez])30
#12Search (comment[pt] OR editorial[pt] OR letter[pt] or news[pt])1362908
#13Search (#11 not #12)29
#14Search (“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh])500670
#15Search (#13 and #14)6
#16Search (“Comparative effectiveness” OR “Evidence-based” OR “Evidence based” OR Recommendations OR Recommendation)211691
#17Search (#15 and #16)0

PubMed KQ 2

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Information Dissemination”[Mesh]8710
#2Search “Diffusion of Innovation”[Mesh]14220
#3Search “Evidence-Based Medicine/education”[Mesh]1145
#4Search “Information Services/utilization”[Mesh]1203
#5Search “Practice Guidelines as Topic/standards”[Mesh]4680
#6Search (“Guideline Adherence/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh])2716
#7Search “Patient Education as Topic/methods”[Mesh]12019
#8Search “Physician’s Practice Patterns/standards”[Mesh]3571
#9Search (“Physician’s Practice Patterns/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh])9663
#10Search “Physician’s Practice Patterns/trends”[Mesh]3045
#11Search “Social Marketing”[Mesh]1913
#12Search “social marketing”[tiab]1178
#13Search “academic detailing”[tiab]290
#14Search “dissemination strategy”[tiab]80
#15Search “dissemination strategies”[tiab]145
#16Search (disseminat*[ti] AND guideline*[ti])122
#17Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16)60167
#18Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16) Filters: Humans52434
#19Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16) Filters: Humans; English48133
#20Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16) Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years15129
#21Search (#20) AND (“2013”[Date - Entrez]: “3000”[Date - Entrez])10
#22Search (comment[pt] OR editorial[pt] OR letter[pt] OR news[pt])1362908
#23Search (#21 not #22)10
#24Search (“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh])500670
#25Search (#23 and #24)1
#26Search (“Comparative effectiveness” OR “Evidence-based” OR “Evidence based” OR Recommendations OR Recommendation)211691
#27Search (#25 and #26)0

PubMed KQ 3

SearchQueryItems found
#1Search “Uncertainty”[Mesh]5187
#2Search (“Research Design/statistics and numerical data”[Mesh])1454
#3Search “Therapeutic Equipoise”[Mesh]73
#4Search “Bias (Epidemiology)”[Mesh]47073
#5Search “low evidence”89
#6Search “conflicting evidence”1724
#7Search “missing evidence”59
#8Search “strength of evidence”1018
#9Search uncertainty38398
#10Search ambigu*22090
#11Search complexity72660
#12Search vagueness324
#13Search precision68972
#14Search “risk of bias”2290
#15Search “net benefit”899
#16Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15)250417
#17Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15) Filters: Humans160969
#18Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15) Filters: Humans; English149354
#19Search (#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15) Filters: Humans; English; Adult: 19+ years52400
#20Search (#19) AND (“2013/”[Date - Entrez]: “3000”[Date - Entrez])35
#21Search (comment[pt] OR editorial[pt] OR letter[pt] OR news[pt])1362908
#22Search (#20 not #21)35
#23Search “Communication”[Mesh]335663
#24Search (#22 and #23)2
#25Search (“Randomized Controlled Trial”[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh] OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh])500670
#26Search (#24 and #25)0
#27Search (“Comparative Study” [Publication Type] OR “Controlled Clinical Trial” [Publication Type] OR “Cross-Over Studies”[Mesh])1683952
#28Search (#24 and #27)0

March 15, 2013 Cochrane Library Searches

Summary of results:

KQ 1—0 results

KQ 2—0 results

KQ 3—1 result (a Cochrane review); imported to EndNote

Cochrane Library KQ 1 Search

(Zero results when limited to 2013 only)

IDSearchHits
#1[mh “information dissemination” [mj]/MT]1
#2[mh “decision making” [mj]]789
#3[mh “patient education as topic”]5686
#4[mh narration [mj]]44
#5[mh “persuasive communication”]181
#6[mh “health education” [mj]/MT]103
#7#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 from 2012 to 2013112
#8“randomized controlled trial”:pt or “randomized controlled trial as topic”:pt or” single-blind method”:pt or “double-blind method”:pt or “random allocation”:pt315900
#9#7 and #859
#10“Comparative effectiveness” or “Evidence-based” or “Evidence based” or Recommendations or Recommendation17955
#11#9 and #10 from 2013 to 20130

Cochrane Library KQ 2 Search

(Zero results)

IDSearchHits
#1[mh “information dissemination”]140
#2[mh “diffusion of innovation”]122
#3[mh “evidence-based medicine”/ED]50
#4[mh “information services”/UT]17
#5[mh “practice guidelines as topic”/ST]81
#6[mh “guideline adherence”/SN]86
#7[mh “patient education as topic”/MT]1944
#8[mh “physician’s practice patterns”/ST]94
#9[mh “physician’s practice patterns”/SN]218
#10[mh “physician’s practice patterns”/TD]37
#11[mh “social marketing”]108
#12“social marketing”:ti or “social marketing”:ab61
#13“academic detailing”:ti or “academic detailing”:ab118
#14“dissemination strategy”:ti or “dissemination strategy”:ab18
#15“dissemination strategies”:ti or “dissemination strategies”:ab26
#16disseminat*:ti and guideline*:ti33
#17#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #15 or #16 from 2012 to 201357
#18“randomized controlled trial”:pt or
“randomized controlled trial as topic”:pt or
“single-blind method”:pt or “double-blind
method”:pt or “random allocation”:pt315900
#19#17 and #18
29
#20“Comparative effectiveness” or
“Evidence-based” or “Evidence based” or
Recommendations or Recommendation17955
#21#19 and #20 from 2013 to 20130

Cochrane Library KQ 3 Search

1 new result, a Feb 2013 Cochrane review.

IDSearchHits
#1[mh uncertainty]66
#2[mh “research design”/SN]34
#3[mh “therapeutic equipoise”]
#4[mh “bias (epidemiology)”]2181
#5“low evidence”29
#6“conflicting evidence”363
#7“missing evidence”6
#8“strength of evidence”538
#9uncertainty8376
#10ambigu*789
#11complexity
1564
#12vagueness
13
#13precision
2851
#14“risk of bias”
8418
#15“net benefit”
360
#16#1 or #2 or #3 or #4 or #5 or #6 or #7 or #8 or #9 or #10 or #11 or #12 or #13 or #14 or #1520554
#17[mh communication]
8192
#18#16 and #17
403
#19“randomized controlled trial”: pt or
“randomized controlled trial as topic”:pt or
“single-blind method”:pt or “double-blind
method”:pt or “random allocation”:pt315900
#20#18 and #19
221
#21“comparative study” or “controlled clinical
trial” or “cross-over studies”
225896
#22#18 and #21
168
#23#20 or #22 from 2013 to 2013
1

March 15, 2013 Update to Web of Science Searches Forward-Tracing

Citations counts; includes the yield from May 21–22, 2012 search

  • Kühberger A. The Influence of Framing on Risky Decisions: A Meta-analysis.
    Organ Behav Hum Decis Process. 1998 Jul;75(1):23–55. PubMed PMID: 9719656.
    Cited by = 239
  • Noar, S. M., Harrington, N. G., Van Stee, S. K., & Aldrich, R. S. (2011). Tailored health communication to change lifestyle behaviors. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 5(2), 112–122.
    Not in WoS. Google scholar – cited by 15 All imported.
  • Allen, M., & Preiss, R. W. (1997). Comparing the persuasiveness of narrative and statistical evidence using meta-analysis. Communication Research Reports, 14, 125–133.
    Cited by = 36 All imported
  • Title: A meta-analysis of computer-tailored interventions for health behavior change
    Author(s): Krebs Paul; Prochaska James O.; Rossi Joseph S.
    Source: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Volume: 51 Issue: 3–4 Pages: 214–221 DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.06.004 Published: SEP–OCT 2010
    Cited by= 43, 1 dupl discarded, 42 imported.
  • Title: A systematic review of three approaches for constructing physical activity messages: What messages work and what improvements are needed?
    Author(s): Latimer Amy E.; Brawley Lawrence R.; Bassett Rebecca L.
    Source: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Volume: 7 Article Number: 36 DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-7-36 Published: MAY 11 2010
    Cited by = 18, all imported
  • Title: Does tailoring matter? Meta-analytic review of tailored print health Behavior change interventions
    Author(s): Noar Seth M.; Benac Christina N.; Harris Melissa S.
    Source: PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN Volume: 133 Issue: 4 Pages: 673–693 DOI: 10.1037/0033-2909.133.4.673 Published: JUL 2007
    Not cited in WoS. Cited by 18 in Google Scholar, 3 dups, 15 imported
  • Title: Does narrative information bias individual’s decision making? A systematic review
    Author(s): Winterbottom Anna; Bekker Hilary L.; Conner Mark; et al.
    Source: SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE Volume: 67 Issue: 12 Pages: 2079–2088 DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.09.037 Published: DEC 2008
    Cited by= 20, 18 imported, 2 deleted
  • O’Keefe, DJ & Jensen, JD ( 2006 ). The advantages of compliance or the disadvantages of noncompliance? A meta-analytic review of the relative persuasive effectiveness of gain-framed and loss-framed messages. Communication Yearbook, 30, 1 – 43
    Cited by = 30 1 dup, 29 imported
  • Title: The relative persuasiveness of gain-framed and loss-framed messages for encouraging disease prevention behaviors: A meta-analytic review
    Author(s): O’Keefe Daniel J.; Jensen Jakob D.
    Source: JOURNAL OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION Volume: 12 Issue: 7 Pages: 623–644 DOI: 10.1080/10810730701615198 Published: OCT–NOV 2007
    Cited by = 67, 51 imported, and 12 dups discarded
  • Title: The Relative Persuasiveness of Gain-Framed and Loss-Framed Messages for Encouraging Disease Detection Behaviors: A Meta-Analytic Review
    Author(s): O’Keefe Daniel J.; Jensen Jakob D.
    Source: JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION Volume: 59 Issue: 2 Pages: 296–316 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2009.01417.x Published: JUN 2009
    Cited by = 24, 5 imported and 17 dups discarded
  • Title: What works with men? A systematic review of health promoting interventions targeting men
    Author(s): Robertson Lynn M.; Douglas Flora; Ludbrook Anne; et al.
    Source: BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Volume: 8 Article Number: 141 DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-141 Published: JUL 3 2008
    Cited by = 18, 17 imported and 1 dup discarded

KQ 3. Web of Science Searches

  • Politi MC, Han PK, Col NF. Communicating the uncertainty of harms and benefits of medical interventions. Med Decis Making. 2007 Sep–Oct;27(5):681–95. PMID: 17873256.
    Cited by = 59, 58 imported, 1 dup
  • Babrow AS. The many meanings of uncertainty in illness: toward a systematic accounting. Health communication. 10(1): 1–23. (1998)
    Cited by = 49, 2 dups, 47 imported
  • Han PK. Varieties of uncertainty in healthcare: a conceptual taxonomy. Medical Decision Making Epub ahead for print Jan 18 2011.
    Cited by = not in WoS. Cited by 14 in Google Scholar. 13 imported. 1 was in Chinese, not downloaded.