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Table 1 Indicative search terms—phase 1: theory-building searches

From: Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) use in post-stroke patient care and clinical practice: a realist synthesis protocol

  A—Stroke B—PROMs C—Evidence type
Index terms cerebrovascular disorders/
basal ganglia cerebrovascular disease/
brain ischemia/
carotid artery diseases/
cerebral small vessel diseases/
intracranial arterial diseases/
“intracranial embolism and thrombosis”/
intracranial hemorrhages/
stroke/
brain infarction/
stroke, lacunar/
vasospasm, intracranial/
vertebral artery dissection/
Patient Reported Outcome Measures/
Self Report/
Quality of Life/
Health Status/
Patient Satisfaction/
Comment/
Letter/
Editorial/
News/
Newspaper Article/
“Review”/
“Systematic Review”/
Practice Guidelines as Topic/
Text word terms brain$
cerebr$
cerebell$
intracerebral
intracran$
parenchymal
intraparenchymal
intraventricular
infratentorial
supratentorial
basal gangli$
putaminal
putamen
posterior fossa
hemispher$
subarachnoid
adj5
h?emorrhag$
h?ematoma$
bleed$
Patient$
Report$
adj3
Outcome$
Measure$
Patient Reported Outcome Measure$
Patient Reported Outcome$
Patient report$
adj3
outcome$
PROM?
QoL or HRQoL or HQoL or quality of life
adj
assess$ or questionnaire$ or screen$ or index or indices or instrument$ or inventor$ or measure$ or scale$ or tool$