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Search strategy

Medline search strategy used for the most recent dental neglect search:

1. exp Child/

2. exp Child Preschool/

3. exp Infant, Newborn/

4. exp Infant/

5. infancy.ti,ab.

6. child*.ti,ab.

7. infant*.ti,ab.

8. (baby or babies).ti,ab.

9. toddler*.ti,ab.

10. neonat*.ti,ab.

11. (pediatric* or paediatric*).ti,ab.

12. or/1-11

13. (abus* adj neglect*).ti,ab.

14. (abuse and negl*).ti,ab.

15. (maltreat* or mistreat*).ti,ab.

16. neglect*.tw.

17. (malnourish* or malnutrition).tw.

18. (fail* adj2 grow*).tw.

19. (falter* adj2 growth).tw.

20. exp Failure to Thrive/

21. non organic failure to thrive.tw.

22. body weight.tw.

23. quality of life.tw.

24. underweight child*.tw.

25. Growth failure.tw.

26. (child adj2 need*).tw.

27. child* in need*.tw.

28. vulnerable child*.tw.

29. Unmet treatment needs.tw.

30. or/13-29

31. neglected dentition.ti,ab.

32. ((oral or dental injur* or tooth or teeth) adj2 (failure or disreg*or overlook*or failed or neglect*)).ti,ab.

33. (oral hygiene adj3 neglect*).ti,ab.

34. ((“oral care” or “dental care”) adj3 (fail* or disreg*or overlook* or negl*)).ti,ab.

35. oral neglect.ti,ab.

36. (neglect* adj oral).ti,ab.

37. (failure to thrive adj3 caries).tw.

38. (dental hygiene adj3 neglect*).ti,ab.

39. dental neglect.tw.

40. or/31-39

41. exp Tooth Avulsion/

42. exp Tooth Injuries/

43. exp Tooth Extraction/

44. exp Tooth Discoloration/

45. exp Toothbrushing/

46. exp Mouth Mucosa/

47. exp Orthodontic Extrusion/

48. exp Tooth Extraction/

49. *”Oral Hygiene”/

50. Tooth Movement/

51. exp Gingivitis/

52. exp Orthodontic Extrusion/

53. Gingival Diseases/

54. exp Dental Plaque/

55. Tooth Movement/

56. *”Tooth Diseases”/

57. exp Toothache/

58. Dental Caries/

59. Periodontal Diseases/

60. exp Periodontitis/

61. exp Oral Health/

62. exp Pacifiers/

63. ((erosion or wear) adj2 (teeth or tooth or dental)).tw.

64. (luxation* or subluxation*).tw.

65. ((intrusion* or disease* or injur*) adj2 (tooth or dental)).tw.

66. rampant caries.ti,ab.

67. early childhood caries.ti,ab.

68. baby bottle caries.ti,ab.

69. baby bottle tooth decay.ti,ab.

70. ((tooth or dental) adj3 (decay or plaque)).tw.

71. (dental adj2 (infection or decay)).ti,ab.

72. dental extraction.ti,ab.

73. plaque control.ti,ab.

74. nursing bottle.ti,ab.

75. baby bottle.ti,ab.

76. gum disease*.mp.

77. (tooth or teeth).ti,ab.

78. (toothache or tooth pain).ti,ab.

79. oral health.ti,ab.

80. gum inflam*.tw.

81. oral mucosal health.ti,ab.

82. caries.mp.

83. (dental adj2 fracture*).tw.

84. (dental adj2 concussion).tw.

85. (tooth adj2 fracture*).tw.

86. ((dental or orthodontic or oral) adj2 (intrusion or extrusion)).tw.

87. tooth fill*.tw.

88. (discol* adj2 (teeth or tooth or dental)).tw.

89. (infection adj2 (tooth or teeth or mouth)).tw.

90. tartar.tw.

91. discolo* tooth.tw.

92. ((clean* or brush*) adj2 (tooth or teeth)).tw.

93. lift the lip.mp.

94. nursing caries.tw.

95. (plaque adj2 level).tw.

96. dental abscess.tw.

97. dental infection.tw.

98. excessive calculus.tw.

99. Gingivitis.tw.

100. bleeding gums.tw.

101. gingival bleeding.tw.

102. oral health.tw.

103. poor tartar control.tw.

104. dental pain.tw.

105. dental rehabilit*.tw.

106. Dentin* decay.tw.

107. dental trauma.tw.

108. (linguae or buccarum).tw.

109. (Buccal mucosa or labial mucosa).tw.

110. morsicatio labiorum.tw.

111. (“tongue biting” or “cheek biting”).tw.

112. or/41-111

113. 40 or 112

114. Patient Compliance/

115. dental appointment.mp.

116. dental attendance.tw.

117. failed appointment*.tw.

118. (dental adj3 failed appointment*).tw.

119. (dental adj3 missed appointment*).tw.

120. (non compliance adj3 dent*).tw.

121. (attendance pattern* adj3 dent*).tw.

122. dental attendance pattern*.mp.

123. (attendance pattern* adj3 oral health).tw.

124. missed appointment*.tw.

125. attendance pattern*.tw.

126. No-show.mp.

127. failure to turn up.tw.

128. (fail* adj2 appointment*).tw.

129. failure to follow advice.tw.

130. (fail* adj prevent*).tw.

131. (fail* adj treat*).tw.

132. “did not attend”.tw.

133. “recall visit”.tw.

134. (non-attendance or non attendance).tw.

135. or/115-134

136. Family/

137. Mother-Child Relations/

138. Parent-Child Relations/

139. *”Parenting”/

140. exp Parents/

141. exp Mothers/

142. exp Fathers/

143. (parent* or mother or father or carer* or guardian).tw.

144. (mum or dad or families or caregiver*).tw.

145. or/136-144

146. 12 and 30 and 112

147. 12 and 112 and 135

148. 12 and 40

149. 12 and 30 and 113 and 145

150. 146 or 147 or 148 or 149

151. limit 150 to yr=”2013 –Current

152. limit 151 to humans (154)

 

 

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