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Search Blocks for Prehospital and Emergency Care

Text blocks for use in NICE Evidence Search HDAS.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

EBSCO - MEDLINE and CINAHL

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S1 “automated external defibrillator*” OR *DEFIBRILLATORS/ or “public access defibrillator* OR "AED" 

S2 antiepileptic or implantable

S1 NOT S2

OVID - EMBASE and EMCARE 

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S1 "automated external defibrillator*".mp. or automated external defibrillator/ or "public access defibrillator*".mp. or "AED".mp

S2 antiepileptic or implantable

S3 S1 NOT S2

NICE Evidence Search - MEDLINE and CINAHL

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#1 automated external defibrillator*.ti,ab or *DEFIBRILLATORS/ or public access defibrillator*.ti,ab or "AED".ti,ab 

#2 antiepileptic or implantable

#1 NOT #2  

NICE Evidence Search – EMBASE and EMCARE

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#1 "automated external defibrillator*".ti,ab or *"AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR"/ or "public access defibrillator*".ti,ab or "AED".ti,ab

#2 antiepileptic or implantable

#1 NOT #2

Updated 01 November 2020