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Table 1 Database, keywords and selection criteria for literature search on gender aspects in bronchial asthma

From: Gender aspects and influence of hormones on bronchial asthma – Secondary publication and update

Systematic Literature Searcha
Database Biosis, Embase, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Medline
Selection Criteria Asthma Gender Epidemiology from 2003
Asthma Gender Pathophysiology
Asthma Gender Symptoms
Asthma Gender Diagnostics
Asthma Gender Therapy
Asthma Sex Hormones 1995–2003
Role of IgE in Menopausal Asthma  
Therapeutic Response to Omalizumab and Gender-specific Differences  
  1. aUpdate for secondary publication until 2017