TABLE 1.

Number of Articles Using Specific Words by Database and Date

Search TermsDatabaseAll DatesPast 10 Years2014
“Compliance” + “Diabetes” (including all variations of “compliant” and “compliance”)MEDLINE6,3503,784295
CINAHL2,8341,087178
ProQuest*43,91033,9784,193
“Poor Control” + “Diabetes”MEDLINE3,8312,220266
CINAHL72154539
ProQuest*87,56169,8348,917
“Poor Control” + “Glucose”MEDLINE2,0921,177112
CINAHL32025014
ProQuest*61,65349,5836,328
“Poor Control” + “Blood Glucose”MEDLINE1,67489562
CINAHL2331859
ProQuest*46,04936,4294,537
“Poor Control” + “Glycemic”MEDLINE1,6741,176166
CINAHL51438528
ProQuest*14,09411,2381,408
  • * Peer-reviewed.

  • CINAHL, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature; ProQuest, ProQuest Research Library.