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Table 2 Search terms used for each research questions (PubMed)

From: Evidence-based guidelines for physiotherapy management of patients with multiple myeloma: study protocol

Research questions Search terms
Safely mobilizing patients with multiple myeloma in an acute care setting ((((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND ("acute care" OR hospital OR Inpatient))) AND ("early mobili*" OR Mobili* OR "Early ambulat*" or ambulat*
Effective pain management in patients with multiple myeloma (((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*"))) AND (Pain OR "Pain Manag*" OR "Cancer Pain"))
Physiotherapy (PT) management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving chemotherapy (((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND (Physiotherapy OR "physical therapy" OR ambulat* OR mobili* OR "functional mobility training" OR exercis* OR "strength training" OR "endurance training" OR "cardio?pulmonary exercis*" OR "aerobic exercis*" OR "anaerobic exercis*" OR "high intensity exercis*" OR "low intensity exercis*" OR "home based exercis*" OR "multi-modal exercis*" OR "flexibility exercis*" OR "physical activity")) AND (chemotherap* OR "high-dose chemotherap*"))
PT management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving radiation (((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND (Physiotherapy OR "physical therapy" OR ambulat* OR mobili* OR "functional mobility training" OR exercis* OR "strength training" OR "endurance training" OR "cardio?pulmonary exercis*" OR "aerobic exercis*" OR "anaerobic exercis*" OR "high intensity exercis*" OR "low intensity exercis*" OR "home based exercis*" OR "multi-modal exercis*" OR "flexibility exercis*" OR "physical activity")) AND (Radiation* OR “Radiation therapy”))
PT management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving a stem cell transplantation (((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND (Physiotherapy OR "physical therapy" OR ambulat* OR mobili* OR "functional mobility training" OR exercis* OR "strength training" OR "endurance training" OR "cardio?pulmonary exercis*" OR "aerobic exercis*" OR "anaerobic exercis*" OR "high intensity exercis*" OR "low intensity exercis*" OR "home based exercis*" OR "multi-modal exercis*" OR "flexibility exercis*" OR "physical activity")) AND (“stem cell transplant*” OR “h?ematopoietic stem cell transplant*” OR “bone marrow transplant*”))
PT management in patients with multiple myeloma receiving a stem cell transplantation (((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesions")) AND (Physiotherapy OR "physical therapy" OR ambulat* OR mobili* OR "functional mobility training" OR exercis* OR "strength training" OR "endurance training" OR "cardio?pulmonary exercis*" OR "aerobic exercis*" OR "anaerobic exercis*" OR "high intensity exercis*" OR "low intensity exercis*" OR "home based exercis*" OR "multi-modal exercis*" OR "flexibility exercis*" OR "physical activity")) AND (“stem cell transplant*” OR “hematopoietic stem cell transplant*” OR “bone marrow transplant*”))
Management of fatigue and muscle weakness in patients with multiple myeloma ((("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND ("fatigue manag*" OR "cancer related fatigue" AND ("muscle weakness" OR "cancer related muscle weakness" OR "muscle weakness manag*"))
Management of fatigue and muscle weakness in patients with multiple myeloma (("Multiple Myeloma" OR Myeloma OR "Plasma Cell Myeloma" OR "Haematological Cancer" OR "Bone Lesion*")) AND ("fatigue manag*" OR "cancer related fatigue" OR "muscle weakness" OR "cancer related muscle weakness" OR "muscle weakness manag*")