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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Patient’s and health care provider’s perspectives on music therapy in palliative care – an integrative review

1. palliative care/ or terminal care/ or hospice care/ or terminally ill/  
2. palliative care.mp. or exp. Palliative Care/  
3. terminal care.mp. or Terminal Care/  
4. exp. Hospice Care/  
5. Hospice Care.mp. or Hospice Care/  
6. exp. Terminally Ill/  
7. terminally ill.mp. or Terminally Ill/  
8. hospice*.tw.  
9. (palliat* or (terminal* adj6 ill*) or (terminal* adj3 care) or (end adj3 life)).tw.  
10. ((care adj5 dying) or (caring adj5 dying) or (support$ adj5 dying) or (dying adj5 patient$)).tw.  
11. 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10  
12. music therapy.mp. or exp. Music Therapy/  
13. music*.mp.  
14. melody.mp.  
15. (music$ or melod$).tw.  
16. (sing or sings or singer$ or singing or song$).tw.  
17. 12 or 13 or 14 or 15 or 16  
18. 11 and 17  
19. protocol*.tw.  
20. 18 not 19  
21. limit 18 to yr. = “1978 -Current”