Anorexia Search Strategy

Search Dates: Search results of literature retrieved March 2009–December 31, 2013

Search Terms: (Therapy/Broad[filter] OR systematic) AND (Cachexia[majr] OR Cachexi*[ti] OR anorexia[majr] OR anorexi*[ti])

Limits: Cancer

Databases: PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane Collaboration, National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. The study is a full research report, systematic review, guideline, or meta-analysis.
  2. The study must report results of measurement of anorexia.
  3. The study examines an intervention aimed at affecting anorexia.
  4. The study sample must include patients with cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Grey literature
  2. Studies that do not examine an intervention