Search filters

Scope: use this with methods papers on search filter design, comparison of search filter performance

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: Beale S, Duffy S, Glanville J, Lefebvre C, Wright D. McCool R. Varley D, Boachie C, Fraser C, Harbour J et al. Choosing and using methodological search filters: searchers' views. Health Info Libr J. 2014;31(2):133-47.

Appraisal of: Petrova M, Sutcliffe P, Fulford KW, Dale J. Search terms and a validated brief search filter to retrieve publications on health-related values in Medline: A word frequency analysis study. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2012; 19(3): 479–488.

Appraisal of: Jenkins, M. Evaluation of methodological search filters—a review. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 21: 148-163

Appraisal of: Bak G, Mierzwinski-Urban M, Fitzsimmons H, Morrison A, Maden-Jenkins M. A pragmatic critical appraisal instrument for search filters: introducing the CADTH CAI. Health Info Libr J. 2009 Sep;26(3):211-9

Appraisal of: Glanville J, Bayliss S, Booth A, Dundar Y, Fernandes H, Fleeman N D, Foster L, Fraser C, Fry-Smith A, Golder S, Lefebvre C, Miller C, Paisley S, Payne L, Price A and Welch K. So many filters, so little time: the development of a search

Appraisal of: Kaunelis D. When everything is too much: development of a CADTH narrow economic search filter. Poster presented at: 2011 CADTH Symposium. 2011 Apr 3-5; Vancouver, BC.

Appraisal of: Papaioannou D, Brazier J, Paisley S. Systematic searching and selection of health state utility values from the literature. Value Health 2013;16(4):686-695.

Appraisal of: Glanville J, Paisley S. Identifying economic evaluations for health technology assessment. Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2010;26(4):436-440.

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