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Table 1 Customized database search strategies utilizing keywordsa and database-specific subject headings on the Ovid platform

From: Considerations for conducting systematic reviews: evaluating the performance of different methods for de-duplicating references

# Searches Results
1 psilocybin*.mp. or psilocybin/ 3130
2 1 use ppez [MEDLINE segment] 895
3 psilocybin*.mp. or psilocybine/ 3130
4 3 use emczd [Embase segment] 1672
5 psilocybin*.mp. or psilocybin/ 3130
6 5 use psyh [PsycINFO segment] 449
7 psilocybin*.mp. 3130
8 7 use cctr [CENTRAL segment] 114
9 2 or 4 or 6 or 8 3130
  1. aBy default, Ovid searches for your keywords in the default multi-purpose (.mp) set of fields
  2. *The use of an asterisk in the search strategy indicates unlimited right-hand truncation, which searches for variations on a word that are formed with different suffixes
  3. /The forward slash denotes a subject heading search