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Search Filters for Prehospital Care, Paramedicine and Emergency Medical Dispatch

Search filters are pre-prepared searches on commonly used topics than enable effective and efficient searching by choosing the best keywords and thesaural terms for you.

Search Filter - Paramedicine

OVID EMBASE / EMCARE 

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  • EMBASE - Number of hits – October 2020 - 108,000
  • EMCARE - Number of hits – October 2020- 33,407

SU Ambulance/ OR SH rescue personnel/ OR SU air medical transport/ OR SU emergency medicine OR  (paramedic* OR ems  OR emt  OR prehospital  OR pre hospital  OR first responder* OR emergency medical technician* OR emergency medical service* OR ambulance*  OR HEMS OR field triage OR out-of-hospital).ti,ab 

EBSCO MEDLINE / CINAHL 

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  • MEDLINE - Number of hits – October 2020 - 118,000
  • CINAHL - Number of hits – October 2020- 60,000

SU Ambulances OR SU Emergency Medical Technicians OR SU Air Ambulances OR SU emergency medical services  OR  paramedic* OR ems  OR emt  OR prehospital  OR pre-hospital  OR first responder* OR emergency medical  technician* OR emergency medical service* OR ambulance*  OR HEMS OR field triage OR out-of-hospital 

NICE Evidence Search - MEDLINE and CINAHL

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  • MEDLINE - Number of hits – November 2017 - 102,000
  • CINHAL - Number of hits – November 2017 - 39000

Ambulances.su  OR Emergency Medical Technicians.su OR Air Ambulances.su OR emergency medical services.su OR paramedic*.ti,ab OR ems .ti,ab OR emt.ti,ab OR prehospital .ti,ab OR pre-hospital.ti,ab OR first responder*.ti,ab OR emergency medical  technician*.ti,ab OR emergency medical service*.ti,ab OR ambulance*.ti,ab  OR HEMS.ti,ab OR field triage.ti,ab OR out-of-hospital .ti,ab

NICE Evidence Search – EMBASE and EMCARE

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  • Number of hits – November 2017 - 153,200

Ambulances.sh OR Rescue Personnel.sh OR air medical transport.sh OR emergency health service.sh OR paramedic*.ti,ab OR ems .ti,ab OR emt.ti,ab OR prehospital .ti,ab OR pre-hospital.ti,ab OR first responder*.ti,ab OR emergency medical  technician*.ti,ab OR emergency medical service*.ti,ab OR ambulance*.ti,ab  OR HEMS.ti,ab OR field triage.ti,ab OR out-of-hospital .ti,ab

 

NICE Evidence Search – PubMed

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  • Number of hits – November 2017 - 175,000

Ambulances/  OR Emergency Medical Technicians/  OR Air Ambulances/ OR emergency medical services/  OR paramedic*.ti,ab OR ems .ti,ab OR emt.ti,ab OR prehospital .ti,ab OR pre-hospital.ti,ab OR first responder*.ti,ab OR emergency medical  technician*.ti,ab OR emergency medical service*.ti,ab OR ambulance*.ti,ab  OR HEMS.ti,ab OR field triage.ti,ab OR out-of-hospital .ti,ab

Updated 03 November 2020