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Table 2 Search strategy

From: Prevalence and incidence of venous leg ulcers—a protocol for a systematic review

Date Database Search Filters or limits Number of studies
07 September 2020 Medline (PubMed) (“venous leg ulcer*”[Title/Abstract] OR (“varicose ulcer”[MeSH Terms] AND “leg ulcer”[MeSH Terms])) AND (“prevalence”[Title] OR “incidence”[Title] OR “occurrence”[Title] OR “epidemiolog*”[Title]) None 54
07 September 2020 CINAHL (TI “venous leg ulcer*” OR AB “venous leg ulcer*” OR ((MH “Venous Ulcer”) AND (MH “Leg ulcer”))) AND (TI prevalence OR TI incidence OR TI occurrence OR TI epidemiolog*) None 21