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Table 1 Search terms: search strategies and key words

From: Interactive media for parental education on managing children chronic condition: a systematic review of the literature

Database Search strategies and key words
Pubmed “(parent education) AND (chronic condition OR diabetes OR asthma OR Chronic kidney disease OR Cystic fibrosis OR Congenital heart disease OR CANCER) AND (interactive media OR game OR interactive tool)”
parent education AND (chronic condition OR diabetes OR asthma OR Chronic kidney disease OR Cystic fibrosis OR Congenital heart disease OR CANCER) AND (computer OR software)”
“(parent* education OR parent learning) AND (chronic condition OR cancer OR diabetes OR CF OR congenital heart disease OR chronic kidney disease OR asthma OR chronic illness) AND (interactive media OR game* OR video games OR serious games)”
parent education AND (chronic condition)
(parent education) AND (chronic condition OR diabetes OR asthma OR Chronic kidney disease OR Cystic fibrosis)
(serious games OR game* OR interactive media) AND (chronic illness OR diabetes OR chronic kidney disease OR cystic fibrosis OR cardi*) AND (parent*)
PsychINFO 1. Computer Games/
2. Simulation Games
3. Games/
4. Exp Computers/
5. INTERNET/
6. 4 ot 5
7. 3 and 6
8. 1 or 2 or 7
9. Video gam$.tw.
10. Computer gam$.tw.
11. Online gam$.tw.
12. Online gam$.tw.
13. Interactive gam$.tw.
14. gamer$.tw.
15. Gaming.tw.
16. Digital gam$.tw.
17. 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 or 13 or 14 or 15 or 16
18. 8 or 17
19. Double blind.tw.
20. Random$.tw.
21. Control.tw.
22. 19 or 20 or 21
23. 18 or 22
EMBASE ‘video game’ OR ‘video games’/exp OR ‘video games’ OR ‘video gamer’ OR ‘video gamers’ OR ‘video gaming’ OR videogame OR videogames OR videogamer OR videogamers OR videogaming OR‘computer game’ OR ‘computer games’ OR ‘computer gamer’ OR ‘computer gamers’ OR ‘computer gaming’ OR ‘online game’ OR ‘online games’ OR ‘online gamer’ OR ‘online gamers’ OR ‘online gaming’ OR ‘game system’ OR ‘games system’ OR ‘gamer system’ OR ‘gamers system’ OR ‘gaming system’ OR ‘game systems’ OR ‘games systems’ OR ‘gamer systems’ OR ‘gamers systems’OR ‘gaming systems’ OR ‘arcade game’ OR ‘arcade games’ OR ‘arcade gamer’ OR ‘arcade gamers’ OR ‘arcade gaming’ OR playstation OR playstations OR ‘interactive game’ OR ‘interactive games’OR ‘interactive gamer’ OR ‘interactive gamers’ OR ‘interactive gaming’ OR gamer OR gamers OR ‘game console’ OR ‘game consoles’ OR ‘gaming console’ OR ‘gaming consoles’ OR ‘digital game’OR ‘digital games’ OR ‘digital gamer’ OR ‘digital gamers’ OR ‘digital gaming’ OR ‘handheld game’ OR ‘handheld games’ OR ‘handheld gamer’ OR ‘handheld gamers’ OR ‘handheld gaming’ OR‘console game’ OR ‘console games’ OR ‘console gamer’ OR ‘console gamers’ OR ‘console gaming’ OR multiplayer OR multiplayers OR gameplay OR gameplayer OR gameplayers OR gameplayingOR ‘game boy’ OR ‘game boys’ OR ‘game cube’ OR ‘game cubes’ OR nintendo OR xbox OR mmorpg OR atari OR ‘space invader’ OR ‘space invaders’ OR ‘death race’ OR ‘pac man’ OR battlezone ORastrocade OR ‘donkey kong’ OR coleco OR tetris OR ‘super mario’ OR ‘sonic the hedgehog’ OR ‘street fighter’ OR ‘mortal kombat’ OR pokemon OR frogger OR dreamcast OR ‘grand theft auto’ ORsega:ab,ti OR pong:ab,ti AND (‘parents’/exp OR parents OR ‘parent’/exp OR parent) AND (‘education’/exp OR education OR ‘learning’/exp OR learning)
“parent* AND (education/exp OR education) AND ((interactive AND media) OR interactive OR serious) AND games AND ((((chronic AND conditions) OR diabetes/exp OR diabetes OR asthma/exp OR asthma OR cancer/exp OR cancer OR congenital) AND (heart/exp OR heart) AND (disease/exp OR disease)) OR cf OR chronic) AND (kidney/exp OR kidney) AND (disease/exp OR disease)”
EBSCO “parent* education AND (chronic conditions OR cancer OR congenital heart disease OR diabetes OR asthma)”
CINAHL “(parent education OR parent learning) AND (games Or interactive media)” parent* AND (chronic illness OR diabetes OR ckd OR chronic kidney disease OR cardiac OR cystic fibrosis) AND (interactive media OR game* OR serious games)
Web of Knowledge Topic = (parent* education) AND Topic = ((chronic condition OR diabetes OR asthma OR CKD OR CF)) AND Topic = (interactive or simulation) (parent* education) AND Topic = (user-computer interface)
Topic = (parent education OR parent*) AND Topic = (educate OR educating) AND Topic = (parenting OR disciplining) AND Topic = (chronic condition OR diabetes OR CKD OR chronic kidney disease OR asthma)