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Table 1 Search strategy

From: Reported burden on informal caregivers of ICU survivors: a literature review

Database Search terms
PubMed Participant Mesh Caregivers; family; spouses; family health; proxy
ICU Mesh Critical care; critical illness; intensive care units; intensive care
Exclusion Mesh Intensive care, neonatal; intensive care units, pediatric; intensive care units, neonatal; child; infant; infant, newborn; child, preschool
CINAHL Participant Mesh Family; caregiver burden; caregivers; spouses; family health
ICU Mesh Critical care; critical illness; intensive care units
Exclusion Mesh Intensive care, neonatal; intensive care units, pediatric; intensive care units, neonatal; neonatal intensive care nursing; pediatric critical care nursing; child; infant; infant, newborn; child, preschool