Table 1

Search strategy of the systematic literature review

#Search term and Boolean operator
1unit-dose OR ‘unit dose’ ADJ2 dispens* OR distribut* OR deliver* (mp)
2automated ADJ2 medication OR dispens* OR distribution* OR deliver* ADJ2 system* (mp)
3pharmac* ADJ2 robot* OR automation (mp)
41 OR 2 OR 3
5hospital* OR ward* OR inpatient* OR ‘in-patient’ (mp)
64 AND 5
7limit 6 to yr=2000–2020