Box 6.4.e: Demonstration search strategy for CENTRAL, for the topic ‘Tamoxifen for breast cancer’

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

#7

#8

#9

#10

#11

MeSH descriptor Breast Neoplasms explode all trees

breast near cancer*

breast near neoplasm*

breast near carcinoma*

breast near tumour*

breast near tumor*

#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6

MeSH descriptor Tamoxifen explode all trees

tamoxifen                     

#8 OR #9

#7 AND #10

The 'near' operator defaults to within six words;

‘*’ indicates truncation.