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Buscemi N, Vandermeer B, Pandya R, et al. Melatonin for Treatment of Sleep Disorders. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2004 Nov. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 108.)

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Appendix A: Exact Search Strings

Search Strategies

Evidence Table A-1: MEDLINE: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-1: MEDLINE: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-1: MEDLINE: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-2: EMBASE: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-2 : EMBASE: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-2 : EMBASE: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-3: CINAHL: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-3: CINAHL: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-3: CINAHL: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-4: CENTRAL: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-4: CENTRAL: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-4: CENTRAL: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-5: Science Citation Index: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-5: Science Citation Index: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-5: Science Citation Index: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-6: Global Health [CAB Health]: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-6: Global Health [CAB Health]: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-6: Global Health [CAB Health]: melatonin and sleep disorders.

Evidence Table A-7: PubMed: melatonin and sleep disorders

Evidence Table A-7: PubMed: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Evidence Table A-7: PubMed: melatonin and sleep disorders.

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Keyword Search

Search performed July 4, 2003

((randomized controlled trial*) or (controlled clinical trial*) or (random allocation) or (randomly allocated) or (single blind*) or (double blind*) or (clinical trial*) or (placebo*) or (research design*) or (comparative stud*) or (evaluation stud*) or (follow up stud*) or (prospective stud*) or (cohort*) or (case series) or (meta analys*) or (metaanalys*) or (review*) or (overview*) or (quantitative synthes*) or (HTA) or (health technology assessment) or (biomedical technology assessment) or (random*)) and (((Melatonin*) or (73-31-4) or (5-Methoxy-N-acetyltryptamine) or (N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine) or (luzindole) or (N-acetyl-methoxytryptamine) or (N-(2-(5-Methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide) or (3-(2-acetamidoethyl)-5-methoxyindole) or (N-(2-(5-Methyxyindol-3-yl)ethyl)acetamide)) and ((sleep*) or (sleep disorder*) or (dyssomnia*) or (insomnia*) or (narcoleps*) or (hypersomnia*) or (central alveolar hypoventilat*) or (periodic limb movement*) or (nocturnal eating) or (nocturnal drinking) or (time-zone*) or (time zone*) or (jet lag*) or (parasomnia*) or (confusional arousal*) or (rhythmic movement disorder*) or (nocturnal leg cramp*) or (nightmare*) or (nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia*) or (sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome*) or (SUNDS) or (snoring) or (snore*) or (congential central hypoventilat*) or (sudden infant death syndrome*) or (SIDS) or (subwakefulness) or (fragmentary mycoclonus) or (hypnagogic hallucination*) or (arous*) or (circadian)))

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts

1970 to August, 2003

This database was searched using the same strategy as for MEDLINE.

PreMEDLINE

Search performed June 30 and July 4, 2003

This database was searched using the same strategy as for MEDLINE.

NLM Gateway

Search performed August 13, 2003

Searched for books and conference proceedings using ‘melatonin*’ and ‘sleep’

OCLC Papers First and Proceedings First

Search performed July 11, 2003

Searched for conference proceedings using ‘melatonin*’ and ‘sleep’

TOXLINE

Keyword Search

Search performed July 4, 2003

(((((melatonin*) OR (73-31-4) OR (5-Methoxy-N-acetyltryptamine) OR (luzindole) OR (N-Acetyle-5-methyxoytryptamine)) AND (circadian*) AND ((randomized controlled trial*) or (controlled clinical trial*) or (random allocation) or (randomly allocated) or (single blind*) or (double blind*) or (clinical trial*) or (placebo*) or (research design*) or (comparative stud*) or (random*) or (evaluation stud*) or (follow up stud*) or (prospective stud*) or (cohort*) or (case series) or (meta analys*) or (metaanalys*) or (review*) or (overview*) or (quantitative synthes*) or (HTA) or (health technology assessment) or (biomedical technology assessment)))) NOT ((((melatonin*) OR (73-31-4) OR (5-Methoxy-N-acetyltryptamine) OR (luzindole) OR (N-Acetyle-5-methyxoytryptamine)) AND ((sleep*) OR (sleep disorder*) OR (dyssomnia*) OR (insomnia*) OR (narcoleps*) OR (hypersomnia*) OR (central alveolar hypoventilat*) OR (periodic limb movement*) OR (nocturnal eating) OR (nocturnal drinking) OR (time-zone*) OR (time zone*) OR (jet lag*) OR (parasomnia*) OR (confusional arousal*) OR (rhythmic movement disorder*) OR (nocturnal leg cramp*) OR (nightmare*) OR (nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia*) OR (sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome*) OR (SUNDS) OR (snoring) OR (snore*) OR (congential central hypoventilat*) OR (sudden infant death syndrome*) OR (SIDS) OR (subwakefulness) OR (fragmentary mycoclonus) OR (hypnagogic hallucination*) OR (arous*)) AND ((randomized controlled trial*) or (controlled clinical trial*) or (random allocation) or (randomly allocated) or (single blind*) or (double blind*) or (clinical trial*) or (placebo*) or (research design*) or (comparative stud*) or (random*) or (evaluation stud*) or (follow up stud*) or (prospective stud*) or (cohort*) or (case series) or (meta analys*) or (metaanalys*) or (review*) or (overview*) or (quantitative synthes*) or (HTA) or (health technology assessment) or (biomedical technology assessment)))))

Hand-searched Associated Professional Sleep Society abstracts

1999-2003

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