Medline Focused Search: April 2008

#2Search “Community Health Aides”[Mesh] OR “health advisor” OR “health worker” OR “health advocate” OR “health paraprofessional” OR “community health representative” OR “outreach worker” OR dumas OR promotoras OR embajadores OR consejeras6051
#3Search “Community Health Aides”[Mesh] OR “health advisor” OR “health worker” OR “health advocate” OR “health paraprofessional” OR “community health representative” OR “outreach worker” OR dumas OR promotoras OR embajadores OR consejeras Limits: Humans, English3031
#6Search ((“Outcome Assessment (Health Care)”[Mesh] OR “Pregnancy Outcome”[Mesh])) OR (“Treatment Outcome”[Mesh] OR “Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)”[Mesh] OR “Fatal Outcome”[Mesh]) Limits: Humans, English369350
#7Search #3 AND #6 Limits: Humans, English175
#17Search (((“Patient Education as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Patient Education Handout “[Publication Type])) OR “Professional-Patient Relations”[Mesh]) OR “Office Visits”[Mesh] Limits: Humans, English109582
#18Search #3 AND #17 Limits: Humans, English90
#26Search (“Costs and Cost Analysis”[Mesh] OR “Economics”[Mesh] OR “economics “[Subheading] OR “Cost-Benefit Analysis”[Mesh] OR “Cost Allocation”[Mesh] OR “Cost of Illness”[Mesh] OR “Cost Control”[Mesh] OR “Cost Sharing”[Mesh] OR “Cost Savings”[Mesh] OR “Health Care Costs”[Mesh] OR “Direct Service Costs”[Mesh] OR “Hospital Costs”[Mesh] OR “Employer Health Costs”[Mesh] OR “Drug Costs”[Mesh]) Limits: Humans, English257114
#27Search #3 AND #26 Limits: Humans, English254
#28Search United States Limits: Humans, English606881
#29Search #27 AND #28 Limits: Humans, English71
#33Search ((“Education”[Mesh] OR “education “[Subheading])) OR “Education, Professional”[Mesh] OR training Limits: Humans, English370579
#34Search #3 AND #33 Limits: Humans, English1013
#35Search #34 AND #28 Limits: Humans, English241
#41Search ((((“Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh] OR “Randomized Controlled Trial “[Publication Type])) OR “Single-Blind Method”[Mesh]) OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh]) OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh] Limits: Humans, English303728
#42Search #3 AND #41 Limits: Humans, English165
#44Search control OR controlled Limits: Humans, English1368901
#45Search #3 AND #44 Limits: Humans, English908
#46Search #45 AND #28 Limits: Humans, English154

From: Appendix A, Exact Search Strings

Cover of Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions
Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 181.
Viswanathan M, Kraschnewski J, Nishikawa B, et al.

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