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Table 1 Search strategy developed for PubMed database

From: Early detection of sepsis using artificial intelligence: a scoping review protocol

PubMed
Date of search 25 September 2020
Time limitation 1 January 1990 and 30 September 2020
Search string 1 sepsis
   septic shock
  2 diagnosis
   detect
   identify
   predict
  3 prehospital
   emergency department
  4 artificial intelligence
   neural networks
   deep learning
   machine learning
   decision support
   statistic
   mathematical model
Number of results 441
  1. Search words are separated into groups according to key concepts for the scoping where relationship between them (search terms on consecutive lines) corresponds to boolean OR operator. For every concept, at least one search term needs to be present in every article.The complete search string will be constructed from substrings 1 to 4 using the boolean AND operator