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Table 1 Electronic search strategy (PubMed)

From: Doctors’ attitudes to, beliefs about, and experiences of the regulation of professional competence: a scoping review protocol

Database: PubMed
Search strategy Query Search details
#1 (medic*) AND revalidation Filters: English (medic[All Fields] OR medic*[All Fields] AND revalidation[All Fields] AND English[lang]
#2 (maintenance) AND “medical licensure” Filters: English (“maintenance”[MeSH Terms] OR “maintenance”[All Fields]) AND “medical licensure”[All Fields] AND English[lang]
#3 “maintenance of certification” Filters: English “maintenance of certification”[All Fields] AND English[lang]
#4 “medical registration” Filters: English “medical registration”[All Fields] AND English[lang]
#5 (maintenance) AND “professional competence” Filters: English (“maintenance”[MeSH Terms] OR “maintenance”[All Fields]) AND “professional competence”[All Fields] AND English[lang]
#6 (doctor) AND appraisal Filters: English (“physicians”[MeSH Terms] OR “physicians”[All Fields] OR “doctor”[All Fields]) AND appraisal[All Fields] AND English[lang]