Table 2

RAI-MDS Quality Indicator Search

Database

Platform

Date Searched

Results


MEDLINE--In-Process and other non-indexed citations; MEDLINE Daily; and MEDLINE 1950 to present

OVID

Nov 27, 2008

686

EMBASE 1988 to 2008 Week 48

OVID

Nov 28, 2008

334

Health and Psychosocial Instruments 1985 to Oct 2008

OVID

Nov 28, 2008

110

AARP Ageline 1978 to Oct 2008

OVID

Nov 28, 2008

324

CINAHL Plus with Full Text 1937 to present

EBSCOHost

Dec 1, 2008

433

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses; and ABI/INFORM Global 1971 to Current

ProQuest

Dec 1, 2008

363

PsycINFO 1806 to Nov Week 4 2008

OVID

Dec 1, 2008

153

Web of Science: SCI-Expanded, SSCI, A&HCI, 1900-2008

ISI Web of Knowledge

Dec 1, 2008

502

The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library

Dec 2, 2008

3


Databases searched

Search terms: (minimum data set$ OR resident assessment instrument$ OR rai OR interrai OR mds).mp. AND (long-term care OR nursing home$ OR care home$ OR continuing care OR facility living).mp. AND (exp quality of health care/OR (quality OR outcome$ OR performance).mp.) OR (Reproducibility of Results/OR (valid$ or accura$ or reliab$).mp.)

Note: The "mp" field qualifier in OVID MEDLINE searches the following fields: title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, and subject heading word. In other databases it searches similar text fields. The "sh" field qualifier indicates a subject heading search. "Exp" indicates an "exploded" subject heading. The terminal qualifier "/" also indicates a subject heading. "*" and "$" are truncation symbols.

All searches were limited to English language materials where possible.

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