Table 1

Search terms and MeSH terms used in the bibliographical search

Terms related to oropharyngeal dysphagia and connected among themselves by ‘OR’Terms related to stroke and connected among themselves by ‘OR’Terms related to health economics and connected among themselves by ‘OR’
  1. Oropharyngeal Dysphagia.tw.

  2. Dysphag*

  3. Dysphagia therapy/

  4. ‘Deglutition’[Mesh]

  5. Deglutition Disorders’[Mesh]

  6. ‘Oropharynx/abnormalities’[Mesh]

  7. ‘Oropharynx/diagnosis’[Mesh]

  8. ‘Oropharynx/diagnostic imaging’Mesh]

  9. ‘Oropharynx/pathology’[Mesh]

  10. ‘Oropharynx/pharmacology’[Mesh]

  11. ‘Oropharynx/physiopathology’[Mesh]

  12. ‘Oropharynx/therapy’[Mesh]

  13. ”Pneumonia, aspiration’[Mesh]

  14. ‘Respiratory Aspiration’[Mesh]

  15. ‘Pneumonia/etiology’[Mesh]

  16. ‘Pneumonia/prevention and control’[Mesh]

  17. ‘Nutritional Status’[Mesh]

  18. ‘Nutrition Assessment’[Mesh]

  19. ‘Malnutrition’[Mesh]

  20. Enteral Nutrition*

  1. ”Stroke’[Mesh]

  2. Stroke discharge/

  3. Post-stroke/

  4. ‘Stroke Rehabilitation’ [Mesh]

  5. ‘Brain Ischemia/complications’[Mesh]

  6. ‘Cerebral Infarction’[Mesh]

  7. ‘Cerebral Hemorrhage’[Mesh]

  1. ”Economics’[Mesh]

  2. ‘Economics’ [Subheading]

  3. ‘Models, Economic’[Mesh]

  4. Cost effective*

  5. Cost[WORD]

  6. Costs[WORD]

  7. ‘Health Resources’[Mesh]

  8. ‘Tertiary Care Centers/economics’[Mesh]

  9. ‘Hospitalization/economics’[Mesh]

  10. .‘Rehabilitation Centers/economics’[Mesh]

  11. ‘Physical Therapy Modalities/economics’[Mesh]

  12. ‘Length of Stay/economics’[Mesh]

  13. ‘Medicare/economics’ [Mesh]

  14. ‘Emergency Medical Services/economics’ [Mesh]

  15. ‘Food, Formulated/economics’[Mesh]

  16. ‘Cerebrovascular Disorders/economics’[Mesh]

  • Terms detailed in the three columns above, related to oropharyngeal dysphagia, stroke and health economics, will be connected using ‘AND’.