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Table 1 Search strategy used in PubMed

From: Comorbidity and dementia: a scoping review of the literature

Search component Search terms
#1 Dementia and diabetes ((Dementia OR Alzheimer OR cognitive impairment OR delirium) AND (Diabetes OR blood glucose self-monitoring) (Self management OR Self Care OR Self monitoring OR Service delivery OR Service organization OR Activities of daily living OR Caregivers OR Quality Assessment OR Quality OR Quality Indicators OR Quality of life OR Disease Progression OR Behaviour OR Impact OR Geriatric Assessment OR Severity of Illness OR Nursing Assessment OR Interprofessional OR Standard of Care OR Risk Factors OR Treatment outcome OR patient Experience) AND (Humans[Mesh]))
#2 Dementia and stroke (Dementia[ti] OR Alzheimer[ti]) AND (stroke OR cerebrovascular OR CVA OR cerebrovascular disorders) AND (Self management OR Self Care OR Self monitoring OR Service delivery OR Service organization OR Activities of daily living OR Caregivers OR Quality Assessment OR Quality OR Quality Indicators OR Quality of life OR Disease Progression OR Behaviour OR Impact OR Geriatric Assessment OR Severity of Illness OR Nursing Assessment OR Interprofessional OR Standard of Care OR Risk Factors OR Treatment outcome OR patient Experience) AND (Humans[Mesh]))
#3 Dementia and visual impairment (Dementia OR Alzheimer OR cognitive impairment OR delirium) AND (Eye diseases OR vision disorders OR Blindness OR visually impaired OR Nystagmus OR retinopathy OR macular degeneration OR glaucoma or cataract) AND (Self management OR Self Care OR Self monitoring OR Service delivery OR Service organization OR Activities of daily living OR Caregivers OR Quality Assessment OR Quality OR Quality Indicators OR Quality of life OR Disease Progression OR Behaviour OR Impact OR Geriatric Assessment OR Severity of Illness OR Nursing Assessment OR Interprofessional OR Standard of Care OR Risk Factors OR Treatment outcome OR patient Experience)
#4 Dementia and comorbidity ((Dement*[ti] OR Alzheimer*[ti]) AND ((comorbidity OR co-morbidity OR comorbid OR “other medical conditions” OR “other chronic disease*” OR multimorbidity[ti] OR multi-morbidity[ti] OR multiple disease*[ti] OR multiple morbid*[ti] OR polypathology[ti] OR associated disease*[ti] OR associated disorder*[ti]) OR co-existence[ti] OR co-existing[ti] OR concomitant[ti] OR co-occurring[ti]))
#5 #1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5