Database(s): Embase 1980 to 2012 Week 06

PBEP_Q11_laparoscopy_embase_rerun_2_160212

#Searches
1exp PREGNANCY/
2PREGNANT WOMAN/
3(pregnan$ or gravid$ or gestat$).ti,ab.
4or/1-3
5exp ECTOPIC PREGNANCY/
6((ectopic or tubal) adj2 pregnan$).ti,ab.
7(pregnan$ adj3 ((unknown or uncertain) adj (location$ or site$))).ti,ab.
8PUL.ti,ab.
9or/5-8
10and/4,9
11exp LAPAROSCOPY/
12(laparoscop$ or peritoneoscop$ or celioscop$ or coelioscop$).ti,ab.
13((keyhole$ or key?hole or key hole or minimal$ invasive) adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
14or/11-13
15LAPAROTOMY/
16(laparot$ or mini laparot$ or mini?laparot$).ti,ab.
17(open adj3 surg$).ti,ab.
18or/15-17
19and/14,18
20and/10,19
21limit 20 to english language

From: Appendix E, Search strategies

Cover of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage
Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Initial Management in Early Pregnancy of Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 154.
National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK).
London: RCOG; 2012 Dec.
Copyright © 2012, National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health.

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