Table 6

Web of Science—search strategy (limitation: article; 1990–2019)

SearchQuery (all text)
1ALL=(“urinary tract infection*” OR UTI OR bacteriuria OR pyuria OR cystitis OR pyelonephritis)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
2ALL=(antibiotic* OR anti-microbial OR anti-bacterial)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
3#2 AND #1
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
4ALL=(“random allocation”)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
5ALL=(randomized OR randomised OR controlled OR clinical)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
6ALL=(trial OR study)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
7#6 AND #5
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
8#7 OR #4
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
9#8 AND #3
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=All years
10(#8 AND #3) AND DOCUMENT TYPES: (Article)
Indexes=SCI-EXPANDED Timespan=1990–2019