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Table 2 Generic search strategy

From: Biofeedback for treatment of awake and sleep bruxism in adults: systematic review protocol

ID Term Description
1 brux* Search for any word with ‘brux’ as its stem.
2 *bruxism/OR *sleep bruxism/ Search for the keywords or subject headings ‘bruxism’ or ‘sleep bruxism’.
3 1 AND 2  
  1. Because of poorly defined and unstandardised terminology, we elected to use a simple, sensitivity- maximising search strategy.