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Table 1 Literature Search Terms

From: Effectiveness of percutaneous flexor tenotomies for the management and prevention of recurrence of diabetic toe ulcers: a systematic review

Terms Rationale
1. Tenotom* AND 1. No alternative synonym for tenotomy was located.
2. (toe* OR hallux OR digit*) AND 2. Tenotomies are performed on many joints e.g. knee and shoulder. Specific anatomical location is required.
3. (diabet* OR ulcer*) 3. ‘Diabetes’ and ‘Ulcer’ keywords ensure relevance to research population.
  1. *representes the use of truncation