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Table 1 Search strategy for the medline

From: Automated dose dispensing service for primary healthcare patients: a systematic review

Ovid MEDLINE(R)
1 automated medication dispens*.ti,ab. (20)
2 automated medication distribut*.ti,ab. (6)
3 automated drug distribut*.ti,ab. (5)
4 automated drug dispens*.ti,ab. (14)
5 automated dose-dispens*.ti,ab. (3)
6 automated dose distribut*.ti,ab. (0)
7 automated dispensing system*.ti,ab. (29)
8 multidose drug dispens*.ti,ab. (0)
9 multi-dose drug dispens*.ti,ab. (2)
10 multidose drug distribut*.ti,ab. (1)
11 multi-dose drug distribut*.ti,ab. (1)
12 unit-dose dispens*.ti,ab. (45)
13 unit-dose distribut*.ti,ab. (33)
14 (automat* adj2 (dispens* or distribut*) adj2 (device* or system* or scheme*)).ti,ab. (96)
15 (automat* adj2 dose dispens*).ti,ab. (7)
16 (automat* adj2 dose distribut*).ti,ab. (10)
17 ((multidose or multi-dose) adj2 dispens*).ti,ab. (8)
18 ((multidose or multi-dose) adj2 distribut*).ti,ab. (5)
19 (unit-dose adj2 (dispens* or distribut*)).ti,ab. (218)
20 or/1-19 (350)
21 (news or letter or comment or editorial or interview or historical article).pt. (1438428)
22 20 not 21 (338)
23 limit 22 to yr=”1995-current