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. (674)
  2. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults (67)
  3. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children (59)
  4. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold (47)
  5. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (40)
  6. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants (33)
  7. Exercise for depression (24)
  8. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community (24)
  9. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency (21)
  10. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis (21)
  11. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections (21)
  12. Interventions for preventing obesity in children (21)
  13. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women (20)
  14. Zinc for the common cold (20)
  15. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis (16)
  16. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold (16)
  17. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions (15)
  18. Music therapy for depression (15)
  19. Routine vaginal examinations in labour (15)
  20. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases (14)
  21. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia (14)
  22. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people (14)
  23. Screening for breast cancer with mammography (14)
  24. Benefits and harms of planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for low-risk pregnant women (13)
  25. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear (13)
  26. Effects of long-acting beta2-agonists compared with anti-leukotrienes when added to inhaled corticosteroids? (13)
  27. Immersion in water in labour and birth (13)
  28. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization (13)
  29. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use (13)
  30. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella (12)
  31. Pain management for women in labour – an overview (11)
  32. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder (11)
  33. Tai chi for rheumatoid arthritis (11)
  34. Continuous support for women during childbirth (10)
  35. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes (10)
  36. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy (10)
  37. Life skills programmes for chronic mental illnesses (10)
  38. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke (10)
  39. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin (10)
  40. Vitamin D and related vitamin D compounds for preventing fractures resulting from osteoporosis in older people (10)
  41. Antenatal perineal massage for reducing perineal trauma (9)
  42. Diacerein for osteoarthritis (9)
  43. Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane Reviews (9)
  44. Extra gloves or special types of gloves for preventing sharps injuries in healthcare workers (9)
  45. Induction of labour in women with normal pregnancies at or beyond term (9)
  46. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes (9)
  47. Optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding (9)
  48. Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults (9)
  49. A comparison of multifocal and monofocal intraocular lens implants used in cataract surgery (8)
  50. A single beta lactam antibiotic versus a beta lactam-aminoglycoside combination for patients with severe infection (8)

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