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Table 1 Search Strategies

From: The prevalence of sleep disturbances among physicians and nurses facing the COVID-19 patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Data base Search type Search strategy Date number
PubMed Basic search in physicians: (health personnel[title/abstract] or “healthcare professionals”[title/abstract] or physicians[title/abstract]) and (covid-19[title/abstract] or “covid-19 pandemic”[title/abstract] or sars-cov-2 infection[title/abstract] or “coronavirus disease”[title/abstract]) and (sleep wake disorder[mesh] OR sleep disorder[title/abstract] or sleep[title/abstract] OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders”[mesh] OR insomnia[title/abstract] OR DIMS[title/abstract]) 26.06.2020 31
in Nurses: (health personnel[title/abstract]t or “healthcare workers”[title/abstract] or “medical staff”[title/abstract] or “emergency medical technicians”[title/abstract] or nurse[title/abstract] and (covid-19[title/abstract] or “covid-19 pandemic”[title/abstract] or sars-cov-2 infection[title/abstract] or “coronavirus disease”[title/abstract]) and (sleep wake disorder[mesh] OR sleep disorder[title/abstract] or sleep[title/abstract] OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders”[mesh] OR insomnia[title/abstract] OR DIMS[title/abstract])
Web of Science Advanced search In physicians: title/abstract = (“medical staff” or “emergency medical technicians” or physicians) and title/abstract = (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract = (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR DIMS OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”) 26.06.2020 12
In nurses: title/abstract = (health personnel or “healthcare workers” or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or nurse) and title/abstract = (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract = (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR DIMS OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”)
Scopus Advanced search In physicians: title/abstract -Keyword (health personal or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or physicians) and title/abstract -Keyword (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract -Keyword (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”) 26.06.2020 41
In nurses: title/abstract -Keyword (“healthcare workers” or “medical staff” or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or nurse) and title/abstract -Keyword (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract -Keyword (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”)
Pro Quest Basic search In physicians: title/abstract (“medical staff” or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or physicians) and title/abstract (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR DIMS OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”) 26.06.2020 37
In nurses: title/abstract (health personal or “healthcare workers” or “emergency medical technicians” or nurse) and title/abstract (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and title/abstract (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR DIMS OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”)
CINHAL with EBSCOHOST Basic search In physicians: (health personnel “or “medical staff” or “emergency medical technicians” or physicians) and (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”) 26.06.2020 9
In nurses: (“healthcare workers” or “medical staff” or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or nurse) and (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”)
Medline with EBSCOHOST Basic search In physicians: (“healthcare workers” or “medical staff” or physicians) and (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”) 26.06.2020 56
In nurses: (health personnel “or “healthcare professionals” or “emergency medical technicians” or nurse) and (covid-19 or “covid-19 pandemic” or “sars-cov-2 infection” or “coronavirus disease”) and (“sleep wake disorder” OR “sleep disorder” or sleep OR “Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders” OR insomnia OR “sleep quality” OR “sleep hygiene”)
Science direct Advanced search In physicians: (“health personnel” OR “healthcare workers” OR physicians) AND (“sars-cov-2 infection” OR “coronavirus disease” OR covid19) AND (“sleep disorder” OR sleep or insomnia) 24.06.2020 43
In nurses: (“health personnel” OR “healthcare workers” OR nurse) AND (“sars-cov-2 infection” OR “coronavirus disease” OR covid19) AND (“sleep disorder” OR sleep or insomnia)
Google scholar Basic search, search in 2020 regardless of citation and patents In physicians: (“health personnel” OR “healthcare workers” OR physicians) AND (“sars-cov-2 infection” OR “coronavirus disease” OR covid19) AND (“sleep disorder” OR sleep or insomnia) 24.06.2020 408
In nurses: (“health personnel” OR “healthcare workers” OR nurse) AND (“sars-cov-2 infection” OR “coronavirus disease” OR covid19) AND (“sleep disorder” OR sleep or insomnia)