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Table 1 Search string.

From: The accuracy of medical dispatch - a systematic review

PubMed
 1 (medical[all fields] AND dispatch*[all fields]) OR (emergency[all fields] AND dispatch*[all fields]) OR “Emergency Medical Dispatch”[all fields] OR dispatch centres[all fields]
 2 triage[all fields]
 3 Criteria based[all fields]
 4 Physician based[all fields]
 5 “emergency medicine” [all fields]
 6 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5
 7 1 AND 6
 8 English, year> = 2012
Web of Science (Indexes = SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, A&HCI, ESCI Timespan = All years)
 1 Topic = (Emergency OR Medical OR centres) AND Dispatch*
 2 Topic = triage
 3 Topic = criteria based
 4 Topic = physician based
 5 Topic “emergency medicine”
 6 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5
 7 1 AND 6
 8 7 AND English, year > = 2012, Article, Review
Embase (free text in all fields)
 1 (emergency OR medical OR centres) AND dispatch*
 2 Triage
 3 criteria based
 4 physician based
 5 “emergency medicine”
 6 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5
 7 1 AND 6
 8 7 AND English, year > = 2012, article, review, article in press
CRD - Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, York
 1 Dispatch*, english, year > = 2012
Cochrane
 1 (emergency OR medical OR centres) AND dispatch*
 2 Triage OR criteria OR physician OR “emergency medicine”
 3 1 AND 2
 4 3 AND english, year > = 2012, NOT conference