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  • Opportunity for some keen tweeters to come to the Cochrane Colloquium 2018
    Announcing a great opportunity for some keen tweeters to come to the Cochrane Colloquium 2018 (with free registration, accommodation and a travel bursary) as part of the #BeyondTheRoom team.We’re really excited about this. Not ‘excited’ as in “we know we need to appear enthusiastic about this and this is an easy word to reach for” kind of excited...
    25 April 2018
  • Featured Review: Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage
    New evidence on the best drugs to prevent postpartum haemorrhage point away from Oxytocin – the standard drug currently used to treat this condition.Bleeding after birth is the most common reason why mothers die in childbirth worldwide.Includes data from 88,000 women across 140 trials.The review found that ergometrine plus oxytocin, misoprostol...
    25 April 2018
  • Classmate is a trainers’ toolkit that allows you to create exciting, interactive tasks that help your students learn about evidence production.
    Looking for an innovative tool to teach evidence production? Cochrane Classmate might well be the answer!

    Classmate is a trainers’ toolkit that allows you to create exciting, interactive tasks that help your students learn about evidence production. It is easy to use, and its first release is now available free of charge to anyone...
    24 April 2018
  • Stipend applications closing  7 May 2018
    Stipend applications closing Monday 7 May 2018A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other expenses associated...
    24 April 2018
  • FINANCE OFFICER (PURCHASE LEDGER)
    Specifications: Part Time 30 hours per week
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: London
    Application Closing Date: Friday 4th May 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Finance Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research. The Finance Officer will maintain the sales and purchase ledgers for...
    23 April 2018
  • Featured Review: First-line drugs for hypertension
    Thiazides best first choice for hypertensionHigh blood pressure or hypertension can increase the risk of heart attacks and stroke. One of the most important decisions in treating people with elevated blood pressure is what drug class to use first. This decision has important consequences in terms of health outcomes and cost.The Cochrane...
    23 April 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Team Administrator - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time
    Salary: £24,000
    Location: London
    Application Closing Date: 4 May 2018This newly created role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in administration to make a difference in the field of health care research. The Team Administrator will be a highly organised, self-starter with excellent...
    23 April 2018
  • Cochrane Marches for Science
    The March for Science is a celebration of passion for science and the many ways science serves our global communities.Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science. The March is organized in Washington, DC, with satellite marches in cities around the world, to champion the science that upholds the common good.For...
    20 April 2018
  • The Cochrane Library - iPad edition
    The Cochrane Library iPad edition presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.All content in the app is free, and new issues will download...
    19 April 2018
  • Feature Review: Vertebroplasty for treating spinal fractures due to osteoporosis
    High quality evidence shows that vertebroplasty does not provide more clinically important benefits than placebo but may cause people harm.
    Osteoporosis is characterised by thin, fragile bones and may result in minimal trauma fractures of the spine bones (vertebrae). They can cause severe pain and disability. Vertebroplasty involves injecting...
    18 April 2018

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