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Appraisal of: "Harboe I, Desser A, Nordheim L, Glanville J. PD85: Testing search filters to retrieve economic evaluations in Embase. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2018;34(S1):158."

Based on: Harboe I. Testing the best performing methodological search filters to retrieve health economic evaluations in Embase: a filter validation study [master’s thesis].

Appraisal of: "Gurung P, Makineli S, Spijker R, Leeflang MMG. The EMTREE term "Diagnostic Test Accuracy Study" retrieved less than half of the diagnostic accuracy studies in EMBASE. J Clin Epidemiol. 2020;126:116-21."

Appraisal of: "Li L, Smith HE, Atun R, Tudor Car L. Search strategies to identify observational studies in MEDLINE and Embase. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 3. Art. No.: MR000041. DOI:10.1002/14651858.MR000041.pub2”

Appraisal of: "Yao X, Vella E, Brouwers M. How to conduct a high-quality systematic review on diagnostic research topics. Surg Oncol. 2018 Mar;27(1):70-75."

Appraisal of: "Fortier KJ, Kiss N, Tongbram V. What is the optimal search engine for results from Embase and MEDLINE: Ovid or Embase.com? Value Health 2013:16(3):A25."

Appraisal of: Preston, L., et al. "Improving search efficiency for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy: an exploratory study to assess the viability of limiting to MEDLINE, EMBASE and reference checking." Syst Rev 2015 4: 82.

Appraisal of: "Preston L, Carroll C, Gardois P, Paisley S, Kaltenthaler E. Improving search efficiency for systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy: an exploratory study to assess the viability of limiting to MEDLINE, EMBASE and reference checking."

Appraisal of: Beynon R, Leeflang MM, McDonald S, Eisinga A, Mitchell RL, Whiting P, Glanville JM. Search strategies to identify diagnostic accuracy studies in MEDLINE and EMBASE. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013, Issue 9.

Appraisal of: Golder S, Wright K, Rodgers M. Failure or success of search strategies to identify adverse effects of medical devices: a feasibility study using a systematic review. Syst Rev 2014;3:113.

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Appraisal of: Golder S, Wright K, Rodgers M. The contribution of different information sources to identify adverse effects of a medical device: a case study using a systematic review of spinal fusion. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2014;30(14):1-7.

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