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Table 1 Literature search strategies

From: Outcomes for implementation science: an enhanced systematic review of instruments using evidence-based rating criteria

Strategy Definition
1) Search instrument by name Full instrument name entered into each search engine.
2) Search instrument by acronym Acronym(s) entered into each search engine.
3) Search by source article identification Source article name/reference entered into each search engine.
4) Search by source article “cited by” feature Source article entered into Google Scholar and “cited by” feature was used.
5) Search for grey literature Instrument searched in Google to identify grey literature.