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Table 1 Literature search parameters

From: Supporting sexuality for people living with epidermolysis bullosa: clinical practice guidelines

Databases/engines Key terms and search
1. EbscoHost
2. PubMed/medline
3. Google scholar
Inclusive searches completed from October 2018 to June 2020
No restrictions for:
Study type
Language
Interventions
Inclusion Criteria
Human studies only, Relevant to sexual or reproductive health
Exclusion Criteria
If “sex” referred to physiological/biologically male/female participants/gender rather than sexual health/activity
Psychosocial domain
Population: Epidermolysis bullosa
AND
“Sex” OR “Sexuality” OR “Intimacy” OR “Intercourse” OR “Puberty” OR “Sex Education” OR “Body Image” OR “Confidence” OR “Interpersonal Relations” OR “Sexual Behaviour” OR “Health Knowledge Attitudes Practice” OR “Adolescent Behaviour”
Mechanical domain
Population: Epidermolysis bullosa
AND
“Sex” OR “Sexuality” OR “Intimacy” OR “Intercourse” OR “Masturbation” OR “Puberty” OR “Safe Sex” OR “Sex Education”