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Search strategy

Medline search strategy used for the 2015 bruising search:

 

1. child*.mp.

2. baby.mp.

3. (infant$ or baby or babies or toddler$).mp.

4. exp child/

5. 1 or 3 or 4

6. child abuse.mp.

7. child protection.mp.

8. child maltreatment.mp.

9. (battered child or shaken baby or battered baby).mp.

10. or/6-9

11. Soft Tissue Injuries/

12. physical abuse.mp.

13. physical punishment.mp.

14. serial abuse.mp.

15. non-accidental injur$.mp.

16. nonaccidental injur$.mp.

17. non-accidental trauma.mp.

18. nonaccidental trauma.mp.

19. (nonaccidental: and injur:).mp.

20. wound:.mp.

21. “Wounds and Injuries”/

22. *Skin/in [Injuries]

23. “Soft Tissue Injuries”/di [Diagnosis]

24. (or/11-23) and 5

25. 10 or 24

26. exp Contusions/

27. exp Purpura/

28. Bruis*.mp.

29. (hematoma or haematoma).mp.

30. Hematoma/

31. exp Scalp/

32. (contusion or scalping).mp.

33. H?emophilia.mp.

34. platelet disorder*.mp.

35. blood disorder*.mp.

36. von Willebrand Factor/

37. Blood Coagulation Disorders/

38. von Willebrand Diseases/

39. Hemophilia A/

40. or/26-39

 

41. (bruis: adj3 child:).mp.

42. (petechiae adj3 child abuse).mp.

43. (ecchymoses adj3 child abuse:).mp.

44. ((petechiae or ecchymoses) and child abuse:).mp.

45. ((petechiae or ecchymoses) and child maltreatment).mp.

46. ((petechiae or ecchymoses) and child protection).mp.

47. ((petechiae or ecchymoses) and injur$).mp.

48. ((petechiae or ecchymoses) adj3 injur$).mp.

49. (hemosid: adj3 bruis:).mp.

50. or/41-47

51. 40 or 50

52. (dat: adj3 bruis:).mp.

53. (pattern: adj3 bruis:).mp.

54. (age: adj3 bruis:).mp.

55. or/52-54

56. (imaging or images or photograph*).tw.

57. cross polarized imag*.tw.

58. ((Infrared or ultraviolet) adj2 (imag* or photograph*)).mp.

59. Infra-red imag*.tw.

60. exp Time Factors/

61. exp Color/

62. exp Spectrophotometry/

63. Image Processing, Computer-Assisted/

64. Photography/

65. Imaging, Three-Dimensional/

66. or/56-65

67. 25 and 55

68. 25 and 51 and 66

69. 67 or 68

70. limit 69 to yr=”2013 – Current”

 

 

 

 

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