Randomized Controlled Trial Search Strategy: PubMed/MEDLINE®

#97Search #90 NOT #96664
#96Search #94 NOT #92455958
#94Search “Animals”[Mesh] Limits: Entrez Date from 2005/03/11 to 2009/10/222477346
#92Search “Humans”[Mesh] Limits: Entrez Date from 2005/03/11 to 2009/10/222021388
#90Search #64 AND #84 Limits: Entrez Date from 2005/03/11 to 2009/10/22717
#89Search #64 AND #842133
#84Search #70 OR #73 OR #74 OR #77 OR #82 OR #834817344
#83Search control OR controlled OR controls OR prospectiv* OR volunteer*3143028
#82Search ((“Research Design”[Mesh] OR “Comparative Study “[Publication Type]) OR “Evaluation Studies “[Publication Type]) OR “Follow-Up Studies”[Mesh]2021817
#77Search “Placebos”[Mesh] OR placebo* OR random*672908
#74Search (singl* OR doubl* OR trebl* OR tripl*) AND (mask* OR blind*)150424
#73Search (“Clinical Trial “[Publication Type] OR “Clinical Trials as Topic”[Mesh]) OR “clinical trial”735975
#70Search ((((“Randomized Controlled Trial “[Publication Type] OR “Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic”[Mesh])) OR “Controlled Clinical Trial “[Publication Type]) OR “Random Allocation”[Mesh]) OR “Double-Blind Method”[Mesh]460955
#64Search #63 AND #625655
#63Search #58 OR #5922990
#62Search “Neoplasms”[Mesh] OR “Carcinoma”[Mesh] OR malignan* OR cancer OR cancers OR cancerous OR oncolog* OR myelodysplas* OR tumor OR tumors OR tumour* OR neoplas* OR carcinom*2658404
#59Search erythropoietin OR epoetin* OR eprex OR neorecormon OR aranesp OR procrit OR darbepoetin OR CERA OR “C.E.R.A.”22990
#58Search (((“Erythropoietin, Recombinant”[Mesh] OR “Erythropoietin”[Mesh] OR “continuous erythropoietin receptor activator “[Substance Name])) OR (“Epoetin Alfa”[Mesh] OR “epoetin beta “[Substance Name])) OR “darbepoetin alfa “[Substance Name]17551

From: Appendix A, Search Strategies

Cover of Epoetin and Darbepoetin for Managing Anemia in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Epoetin and Darbepoetin for Managing Anemia in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment: Comparative Effectiveness Update [Internet].
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 113.
Grant MD, Piper M, Bohlius J, et al.

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