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Table 1 Example search strategy for MEDLINE database

From: Body image dissatisfaction in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review protocol

Search Query
#1 exp inflammatory bowel diseases/
#2 inflammatory bowel disease*.mp.
#3 exp Colitis, Ulcerative/
#4 ulcerative colitis.mp.
#5 exp Crohn disease/
#6 Crohn* disease.mp.
#7 Crohn*.mp.
#8 IBD.mp.
#9 CD.mp.
#10 UC.mp.
#11 1 OR 2 OR 3 OR 4 OR 5 OR 6 OR 7 OR 8 OR 9 OR 10
#12 exp body image/
#13 body image.mp.
#14 body dissatisfaction.mp.
#15 body awareness.mp.
#16 body concern*.mp.
#17 body attitude*.mp.
#18 body preoccupation.mp.
#19 body perception.mp.
#20 body anxiety.mp.
#21 body conscious*.mp.
#22 12 OR 13 OR 14 OR 15 OR 16 OR 17 OR 18 OR 19 OR 20 OR 21
#23 11 AND 22