Top 50 Reviews

These are the most-accessed Abstracts on cochrane.org only and do NOT include data from www.thecochranelibrary.com.

  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. (1799)
  2. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children (628)
  3. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults (533)
  4. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold (279)
  5. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (254)
  6. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis (232)
  7. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women (203)
  8. Exercise for depression (193)
  9. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community (169)
  10. Vitamin D and related vitamin D compounds for preventing fractures resulting from osteoporosis in older people (149)
  11. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold (137)
  12. Extra gloves or special types of gloves for preventing sharps injuries in healthcare workers (131)
  13. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections (127)
  14. Screening for breast cancer with mammography (115)
  15. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people (113)
  16. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants (106)
  17. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization (102)
  18. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency (98)
  19. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis (93)
  20. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use (92)
  21. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella (91)
  22. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases (89)
  23. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear (89)
  24. Music therapy for depression (89)
  25. Zinc for the common cold (88)
  26. Immersion in water in labour and birth (84)
  27. Carbamazepine for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults (82)
  28. Interventions for preventing obesity in children (82)
  29. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy (81)
  30. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes (76)
  31. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions (70)
  32. Continuous support for women during childbirth (68)
  33. Vaginal prostaglandin (PGE2 and PGF2a) for induction of labour at term (67)
  34. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin (66)
  35. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA) (65)
  36. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants (65)
  37. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes (65)
  38. Benefits and harms of planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for low-risk pregnant women (64)
  39. Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma (63)
  40. Routine vaginal examinations in labour (63)
  41. Which long-acting inhaled drugs, used alone or in combination, are the most effective for people with COPD? (63)
  42. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder (62)
  43. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke (62)
  44. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia (58)
  45. Tramadol for osteoarthritis (54)
  46. Alternative positions for the baby immediately at birth before clamping the umbilical cord (51)
  47. Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane Reviews (51)
  48. Diacerein for osteoarthritis (50)
  49. Pain management for women in labour – an overview (50)
  50. Collaborative care for people with depression and anxiety (47)

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