Table 1

MEDLINE search strategy

1exp decision making/or exp clinical decision making/or exp decision making, organisational/or exp Decision making, computer assisted/
2decision*.af.
3cognitive process*.af.
4thought process*.af.
5choice*.af.
6judgement*.af.
71 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6
8task*.af.
9skill*.af.
10psychomotor perform*.af.
11procedure*.af.
12operation*.af.
138 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12
14video*.af.
15exp video-audio media/or video recording/
16head mounted camera*.af.
17head camera*.af.
1814 or 15 or 16 or 17
19cue*.af.
20Mental Recall/or Memory/
21memor*.af.
22debrief*.af.
23feedback*.af.
2419 or 20 or 21 or 22 or 23
257 and 13 and 18 and 24
  • Of note cued recall* debrief.af yielded zero results and was therefore excluded.

  • Advice sought from the librarian suggested that terms such as surgery (truncated to surg*) and education (truncated to educat*) should also be searched for in terms of floating subheadings (.fs). This yielded no additional papers to those retrieved by searching for ‘all fields (.af)’.