Table 2

List of databases to be searched for the scoping review

Database categoryDatabases
General database (a recommended optimal combination for searching systematic reviews)24Embase
MEDLINE (including ‘Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process, and Other Non-Indexed Citations’)
Web of Science (Core Collection)
Google Scholar (first 200 references of relevance)
Regional databaseChina: Chinese biomedical literature Database (CBM)
India: IndMED
Korea: KoreaMed
South-east Asia: Index Medicus for the South-East Asia Region (IMSEAR)
China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)
Chinese Scientific Journal Database (VIP)
Thai Index Medicus
Thai Journal Citation Index Centre
Thai Medical Index
Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM)
Korea: RISS- Korean Education and Research Information Service
Asia: Bibliography of Asian Studies
Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN)
Japan: Cinii
Indonesia: Garba Rujukan Digital, Neliti
Grey literature databaseProQuest Dissertation and Theses Database
Grey literature report