Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Original Article

Meta-Analysis of the Related Nutritional Supplements Dimethyl Sulfoxide and Methylsulfonylmethane in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Table 2

Search strategy for MSM.

(1) Explode “osteoarthritis”/all subheadings
(2) Explode “degenerative arthritis”/all subheadings
(3) Osteoarthr$
(4) (1)–(3)
(5) Methylsulfonylmethane
(6) MSM
(7) (5)–(6)
(8) Clinical trial
(9) Double blind
(10) Single blind
(11) RCT
(12) Placebo
(13) Randomised
(14) Comparative study
(15) Evaluation study
(16) Control
(17) 8 OR 9 OR 10 OR 11 OR 12 OR 13 OR 14 OR 15
(18) 4 AND 7 AND 17
(19) LIMIT 18 to HUMAN

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