Table 1

Search strategy to be used in PubMed

Search lineSearch items
#1fatigue [MeSH Terms]
#2fatigue
#3cancer-related fatigue
#4cancer
#5carcinoma
#6malignance
#7#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 OR #6
#8transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation
#9transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation
#10TEAS
#11transcutaneous electrical acupuncture stimulation
#12transcutaneous electrical acupuncture point stimulation
#13#8 OR #9 OR #10 OR #11 OR #12
#14#7 AND #13
#15Clinical trials [MeSH Terms]
#16Randomized [Title/Abstract]
#17Randomly [Title/Abstract]
#18Trial [Title]
#19#15 OR #16 OR #17 OR #18
#20#7 AND #14 AND #19
  • TEAS, transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation.