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COVID19 - a guide to information resources

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Planned Searches 

Planned searches are prepared by expert searchers on various topics in this instance related to COVID19. Just click the links to locate the search results.

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Search blocks are groups of search terms that have been prepared in advance for you to use.  Just copy and paste each search block into your search from this page. The search blocks here have been optimised for NHS Evidence HDAS and may not work in other interfaces.  Each block has been further modified to work with specific databases. Note that where possible searches are modified to only find articles from 2020 i.e. the most recent research.  Additional search blocks on topics relating to prehopsital care are available here.   To suggest changes or enhancements do contact the library

 

Planned Searches and Rapid Reviews

Search Blocks for COVID19

Copy (Ctrl c) and Paste (Ctrl v) these blocks of text into your search.  These search blocks have been optimised for NHS Evidence HDAS and may not work in other interfaces.  

MEDLINE

(('wuhan coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus').ti,ab OR ('covid19*').ti,ab OR ('covid-19*').ti,ab OR ('COVID-2019*').ti,ab OR ('sars-cov-2').ti,ab OR (sars2).ti,ab OR ('2019-ncov').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus infection').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease 2019').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease-19').ti,ab OR ('novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR (coronavirus).ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-19').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab) AND (2020).yr

CINAHL

(('wuhan coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus').ti,ab OR ('covid19*').ti,ab OR ('covid-19*').ti,ab OR ('COVID-2019*').ti,ab OR ('sars-cov-2').ti,ab OR (sars2).ti,ab OR ('2019-ncov').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus infection').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease 2019').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease-19').ti,ab OR ('novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR (coronavirus).ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-19').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab) AND (2020).dp

EMBASE and EMCARE

(*CORONAVIRINAE/ OR ('wuhan coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus').ti,ab OR ('covid19*').ti,ab OR ('covid-19*').ti,ab OR ('COVID-2019*').ti,ab OR ('sars-cov-2').ti,ab OR (sars2).ti,ab OR ('2019-ncov').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR ('severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2').ti,ab OR ('2019 novel coronavirus infection').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease 2019').ti,ab OR ('coronavirus disease-19').ti,ab OR ('novel coronavirus').ti,ab OR (coronavirus).ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-19').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab) AND (2020).yr

PubMed

(coronavirus*).af OR (coronovirus*).ti OR (coronoravirus*).ti OR (coronaravirus*).ti OR (corono-virus*).ti OR (corona-virus*).ti OR (Wuhan coronavirus).af OR (COVID-19).af OR (CORVID-19).af OR (2019nCoV).af OR (2019-nCoV).af OR (WN-CoV).af OR (nCoV).af OR (SARS-CoV-2).af OR (HCoV-19).af OR (novel ADJ coronavirus).af OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-19').ti,ab OR ('SARS-CoV-2019').ti,ab

PubMed (Native Interface)  [ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov ]

COVID19 and Prehospital and Urgent Care

 (Wuhan[All Fields] AND (Coronavirus[All Fields] OR "coronavirus"[MeSH Terms]) AND 2019[dp]:2020[dp]) OR COVID19[All Fields]) OR COVID19[All Fields] OR COVID-19[All Fields]  OR SARS-CoV-2[All Fields] OR  2019-nCoV[All Fields] OR 2019nCoV[All Fields]) AND (emergency medical services[MeSH Terms] OR  emergency medical technicians[MeSh Terms] OR  emergency treatment[MeSH Terms] OR emergency medicine[MeSH Terms]OR  ambulances[MeSH Terms] OR air ambulances[MeSh Terms]   OR first aid[MeSh Terms] OR military medicine[MeSH Terms] OR prehospital[All Fields] OR pre-hospital[All Fields]  OR paramedic*[All Fields] OR ambulance*[All Fields] OR out-of-hospital[All Fields]OR out of hospital[All Fields]OR ems[All Fields]OR emt[All Fields] OR emergency services[All Fields]OR emergency medical service*[All Fields] OR emergency technician*[All Fields] OR emergency practitioner[All Fields] OR emergency despatch*[All Fields] OR first responder[All Fields] OR public access defibrillation[All Fields] OR emergency rescue[All Fields] OR emergency resus*[All Fields] OR emergency triage[All Fields] OR advanced life support[All Fields] OR community support co-ordinator[All Fields] OR community support coordinator[All Fields] OR  emergency care practitioner[All Fields] OR extended care practitioner[All Fields] OR physician assistant[All Fields])

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