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Table 1 Sample search strategy for the EMBASE database

From: The impact of wait time on patient outcomes in knee and hip replacement surgery: a scoping review protocol

Joint replacement Wait time
Total hip replacement mp.
Hip replacement mp.
Hip arthroplasty mp.
Total hip prosthesis mp.
Total knee replacement mp.
Knee replacement mp.
Knee arthroplasty mp.
Total knee prosthesis mp.
Knee prosthesis mp.
Hip prosthesis mp.
Total joint replacement mp.
Total arthroplasty
Replacement arthroplasty
Joint replacement mp.
Joint replacement surgery mp.
Knee osteoarthritis
Hip osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis mp.
Wait*
Await*
Delay mp.
  1. *indicates truncated search term