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Table 3 Search strategy

From: A systematic review of empirical studies examining mechanisms of implementation in health

Search termsExplanation
Implement* OR disseminate* OR “knowledge translation”These terms were chosen to target Implementation Science literature.
AND
“empirically supported treatment” OR “evidence-based practice” OR “evidence-based treatment” OR innovation OR guidelineThese terms were chosen to target the implementation evidence-based practices
AND
Mediate* OR moderator OR mechanism*These terms were chosen to target mechanisms explaining the implementation of evidence-based practices
NOT
Biology OR microbiologyThese terms were chosen to exclude mechanistic studies in biology and microbiology