Top 50 Reviews

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  1. In primary care, it appears that appropriately trained nurses can produce as high quality care and achieve as good health outcomes for patients as doctors. However, the research available is quite limited. (53)
  2. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella (45)
  3. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults (44)
  4. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children (40)
  5. Exercise for depression (39)
  6. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (38)
  7. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community (36)
  8. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women (28)
  9. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis (23)
  10. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency (22)
  11. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold (21)
  12. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes (20)
  13. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold (20)
  14. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy (19)
  15. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear (17)
  16. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections (17)
  17. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions (16)
  18. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour (15)
  19. Screening for breast cancer with mammography (15)
  20. Alternative positions for the baby immediately at birth before clamping the umbilical cord (14)
  21. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour (14)
  22. Interventions for preventing obesity in children (14)
  23. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin (14)
  24. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA) (13)
  25. Epidurals for pain relief in labour (13)
  26. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people (13)
  27. Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults (13)
  28. Immersion in water in labour and birth (12)
  29. Tramadol for osteoarthritis (12)
  30. Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health (12)
  31. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases (11)
  32. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes (11)
  33. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder (11)
  34. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults (11)
  35. Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane Reviews (10)
  36. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants (10)
  37. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization (10)
  38. Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants (10)
  39. Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding (10)
  40. Pain management for women in labour – an overview (10)
  41. Vitamin D and related vitamin D compounds for preventing fractures resulting from osteoporosis in older people (10)
  42. Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis (9)
  43. Can nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) help people quit smoking? (9)
  44. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia (9)
  45. Inhaled analgesia for relieving pain during labour (9)
  46. Interventions for encouraging women to start breastfeeding (9)
  47. Music therapy for depression (9)
  48. Rehabilitation as part of treatment for adults with a broken wrist (9)
  49. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke (9)
  50. Zinc for the common cold (9)

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