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Table 1 Search strategy results

From: Effectiveness of interventions in reducing pain and maintaining physical activity in children and adolescents with calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease): a systematic review

Search terms Medline CINAHL Web of Science Pub Med Scopus Ebsco host PEDRO Cochrane library
Heel pain and children 23 18 111 189 284 69 0 4
Heel pain and Adolescent 3 6 22 195 288 108 0 0
Calcaneal apoph* 37 10 29 26 39 39 0 0
Calc* apoph* 22 9 34 32 54 49 3 0
Sever’s disease 31 23 25 26 37 65 0 0
Calcaneal apoph* and treatment 7 3 14 19 21 4 0 0
Sever’s disease and Treat* 7 7 8 14 16 14 0 0
Calcaneal apoph* and manage* 6 0 7 6 4 2 0 0
  1. * truncation character that allows the retrieval of varying endings of your search term.