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Vibroacoustic stimulation for fetal assessment in labour in the presence of a nonreassuring fetal heart rate trace
Video feedback for improving parental sensitivity and attachment
Video games for schizophrenia
Video-assisted chest surgery may be more effective than chest tube drainage for the lung complication pleural empyema
Video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy versus open thoracotomy conventional lobectomy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer
Videolaryngoscopes to guide the insertion of breathing tubes in adult surgical patients
Vigabatrin for refractory partial epilepsy
Vigabatrin versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy
Vilanterol and fluticasone furoate for chronic asthma in adults and children
Vilazodone for major depressive disorder in adults
Vinpocetine for acute ischaemic stroke
Virtual patient simulations for health professional education
Virtual reality environments for health professional education
Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation
Virtual reality needs to be explored to show its effects for treatment of schizophrenia
Virtual reality simulation for reducing pain in children
Virtual Reality Simulators for Training Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Virtual reality technology as a useful tool for rehabilitation in Parkinson's disease
Virtual reality training for improving the skills needed for performing surgery of the ear, nose or throat
Virtual reality training for supplementing standard training in surgical trainees with limited prior laparoscopic experience
Viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee
Vision screening of older drivers to prevent road traffic injuries and deaths
Vision screening programmes for amblyopia (lazy eye)
Vitamin A creams and lotions for nappy (diaper) rash
Vitamin A for measles in children
Vitamin A for non-measles pneumonia in children
Vitamin A for preventing acute lower respiratory tract infections in children up to seven years of age
Vitamin A for preventing blindness in children with measles
Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy
Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn health outcomes
Vitamin A supplementation for infants one to six months of age for preventing death and illnesses
Vitamin A supplementation for postpartum women
Vitamin A supplementation for preventing disease and death in children aged six months to five years
Vitamin A supplementation to prevent deaths and short- and long-term illness in very low birth weight infants
Vitamin A supplements for reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection
Vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life
Vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in mid life
Vitamin and mineral supplementation for prevention of dementia or delaying cognitive decline in people with mild cognitive impairment
Vitamin B and its derivatives for diabetic kidney disease
Vitamin B for treating diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Vitamin B for treating disorders of the peripheral nerves
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) supplementation in pregnancy or labour for maternal and neonatal outcomes
Vitamin B6 and magnesium in combination for children with autism spectrum disorder
Vitamin C and superoxide dismutase (SOD) for diabetic retinopathy
Vitamin C for asthma and exercise-induced breathlessness
Vitamin C for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease (hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy)
Vitamin C for preventing and treating pneumonia
Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanus
Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
Vitamin C for preventing complex regional pain syndrome (type I) after wrist fractures in adults
Vitamin C for treating atrial fibrillation
Vitamin C supplementation for asthma
Vitamin C supplementation in pregnancy
Vitamin C supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease
Vitamin D and related vitamin D compounds for preventing fractures resulting from osteoporosis in older people
Vitamin D as an adjunct to antibiotics for the treatment of acute childhood pneumonia
Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease not requiring dialysis
Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis
Vitamin D for improving bone density in children
Vitamin D for preventing cardiovascular disease
Vitamin D for the management of multiple sclerosis
Vitamin D for the treatment of chronic painful conditions in adults
Vitamin D for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
Vitamin D supplementation for chronic liver diseases
Vitamin D supplementation for obese adults undergoing bariatric surgery
Vitamin D supplementation for overweight or obese adults
Vitamin D supplementation for preventing infections in children under five
Vitamin D supplementation for preventing recurrent stroke and vascular events in patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attack
Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults 
Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults
Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of vitamin D deficiency in preterm and low birth weight infants
Vitamin D supplementation for sickle cell disease
Vitamin D supplementation for term breastfed infants to prevent vitamin D deficiency and improve bone health
Vitamin D supplementation for women during pregnancy
Vitamin D supplementation in infancy for improving bone density
Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy
Vitamin D to prevent asthma attacks
Vitamin D with or without calcium for treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Vitamin D, calcium or a combination of vitamin D and calcium for the treatment of nutritional rickets in children
Vitamin E for intermittent claudication
Vitamin E for neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia
Vitamin E supplementation for adults with diabetes mellitus
Vitamin E supplementation for preventing recurrent stroke and other vascular events in patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attack
Vitamin E supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
Vitamin E supplementation in people with cystic fibrosis
Vitamin E supplementation in pregnancy
Vitamin K antagonists or low-molecular-weight heparin for long term treatment of symptomatic blood clots
Vitamin K antagonists versus antiplatelet therapy after transient ischaemic attack or minor ischaemic stroke of presumed arterial origin
Vitamin K for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women
Vitamin K for upper gastrointestinal bleeding in people with acute or chronic liver diseases
Vitamin K prior to preterm birth for preventing neonatal periventricular haemorrhage
Vitamin K supplementation during pregnancy for improving outcomes
Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis
Vitamin K supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease
Vitamin supplementation for preventing miscarriage
Vitamins and minerals for subfertility in women
Vitamins and minerals for the prevention of colorectal adenomas and carcinomas
Vitamins C and E for asthma and exercise-induced breathlessness
Vitamins for epilepsy
Vitamins while pregnant: healthy or unnecessary?
Vitex agnus castus for premenstrual syndrome
Vitrectomy for idiopathic macular hole
Vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling versus vitrectomy with no peeling for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (FTMH)
Vitrification in comparison to slow freezing for egg cryopreservation in women undergoing assisted reproduction
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) programs are used to support persons with multiple sclerosis ( MS) on their entering or returning to work
Vocational rehabilitation for acquired brain injury in adults
Vocational rehabilitation for helping workers return to work after injuring their fingers, hand, or arm
Vocational rehabilitation for people with severe mental illness
Vortioxetine for the treatment of depression in adults
Vox reports on the 'worm wars'
Walking for hypertension
Ward and organisational practices to recognise and manage patient deterioration in hospital
Ward reduction without general anaesthesia versus reduction and repair under general anaesthesia for gastroschisis in newborn infants
Warfarin initiation nomograms of 5 mg and 10 mg for venous thromboembolism
Warfarin is the most efficacious agent for prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
Warm versus cold blood, and any blood versus crystalloid, cardioplegia in adults undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Warmed fluids for preventing hypothermia during operations
Watchful waiting versus surgical operation for asymptomatic hernia
Water fluoridation to prevent tooth decay
Water infusion versus air insufflation for colonoscopy
Water precautions for prevention of infection in children with ventilation tubes (grommets)
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions: effects on child development in low- and middle-income countries
Water-based exercise training for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Water-based exercises for improving activities of daily living after stroke
Wavefront excimer laser refractive surgery for adults with refractive errors
Ways of communicating to a woman that she has breast cancer
Ways of helping children with cancer to take part in decisions about their health care
Ways of improving communication with children and adolescents about their cancer
Ways of improving older patients' involvement in their primary care
Ways of keeping enough jaw bone to allow for dental implants after teeth have been taken out
Ways to encourage workers to wear protective equipment to stop them breathing in harmful substances
Ways to help people follow prescribed medicines
Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)
Ways to help turn a breech baby to head first presentation at the end of pregnancy
Ways to improve use of hormonal birth control
Ways to increase use of non-hormonal long-acting birth control
Ways to reduce risky sexual behaviour in homeless youth to prevent HIV
Ways to support older people deciding whether to enter long-term residential care
We found no evidence of any beneficial effect of amino acid therapy (branched-chain amino acids or L-threonine) on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / motor neuron disease
Weaning from mechanical ventilation using pressure support or a T-tube for a spontaneous breathing trial
Wearing a helmet dramatically reduces the risk of head and facial injuries for bicyclists involved in a crash, even if it involves a motor vehicle
Wearing Cochrane evidence: a personal story of impact
Wearing stockings to provide compression for the treatment of varicose veins
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Weekly versus tri-weekly paclitaxel with carboplatin for first-line treatment in women with ovarian cancer
Weight loss for overweight patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis
Weight loss intervention through lifestyle modification or pharmacotherapy for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults
Weight reduction for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Weight reduction for primary prevention of stroke in adults with overweight or obesity
Weight-loss interventions in endometrial cancer survivors
Weight-reducing diets for people with elevated blood pressure
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Wendan decoction for schizophrenia
What are parents' and informal caregivers' views and experiences of communication about routine early childhood vaccination?
What are systematic reviews?
What are the benefits and harms of using technology to monitor people with asthma from home?
What are the effects of educational interventions delivered to children and/or their families, who have experienced an emergency department visit with their asthma within the previous 12 months?
What are the effects of oral adsorbents in delaying progression or preventing chronic kidney disease?
What are the effects of vitamins E and C, beta-carotene, selenium and glutathione on lung disease in people with cystic fibrosis?
What are the most accurate tests for finding cancer of the mouth or lips (oral cancer) and conditions that may lead to oral cancer?
What are the most effective therapies for people with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis?
What factors influence the delivery of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
What improves trial recruitment?
What interventions improve adherence to treatment in patients with high blood pressure in ambulatory settings
What interventions improve the control of high blood pressure
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What is the best blood glucose target for pregnant women who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes before becoming pregnant?
What is the best insulin type and regimen for pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes?
What is the best medication for a fungal infection of the toenail?
What is the best method for maintaining the correct position of teeth after orthodontic treatment?
What is the best nursing handover style to ensure continuity of information for hospital patients?
What is the best regimen of proton pump inhibitors for bleeding peptic ulcers?
What is the best sedative technique for patients undergoing endoscopic cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?
What is the best timing technique for intrauterine insemination in subfertile couples
What is the best treatment for a type of jaw bone cyst called a 'keratocystic odontogenic tumour'?
What is the best treatment to manage peritonitis in people on peritoneal dialysis?
What is the best way to close abdominal incisions following surgery?
What is the best way to help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease stop smoking?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopic staging following a CT scan for assessing whether pancreatic and periampullary cancer is resectable?
What is the effect of giving human albumin compared to saline to replace lost blood in critically ill or injured people
What is the evidence for benefit from leukotriene receptor antagonists in pre-school children who wheeze when they have a cold?
What is the evidence for stopping long-acting beta2-agonists for adults with stable asthma using combination therapy?
What is the most effective and safe way to administer antibiotics to prevent infection for women undergoing caesarean section
What is the most effective blood sugar range to guide treatment for women who develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GMD) in their pregnancy?
What is the most effective way to listen intermittently to the baby’s heart in labour to improve the baby’s well-being?
What is the performance of rapid tests for the diagnosis of strep throat in children?
What is the state of systematic reviews in 2016?
What is tuberculous pleurisy and how might corticosteroids work?
What treatments can be used to prevent and treat alveolar osteitis (dry socket)?
Wheat flour fortification with iron for reducing anaemia and improving iron status in populations
Wheelchairs for children under 12 with physical impairments
When and how to update systematic reviews
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in children 2 to 5 years old who have HIV infection?
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV infection, who have not received antiretroviral treatment before and who do not have any symptoms of HIV illness?
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV, who also have cryptococcal disease infection of the brain and spinal cord?
When should antibiotics be given to prevent infectious complications after cesarean birth?
When used with AZT, ddI and perhaps ddC, can delay HIV disease progression and death
Which airway device (ProSeal or Classic laryngeal airway mask) provides more effective artificial breathing during anaesthesia for adults?
Which amphotericin B formulation better preserves kidney function among people with fungal infection?
Which antibiotics are best to treat worsening symptoms in people with cystic fibrosis with persistent Burkholderia cepacia complex lung infection?
Which anticholinergic drug for overactive bladder symptoms in adults
Which combination of inhaled medications are safe and effective for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Which corticosteroid regimen should be used to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia?
Which dressings or topical agents are the most effective for healing pressure ulcers?
Which drug is best for reducing excessive blood loss after birth?
Which drug to prevent lung transplant rejection provides best results with fewest adverse effects?
Which drugs are most effective to prevent tuberculosis in organ transplant recipients?
Which interventions are effective and safe for preventing distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) in cystic fibrosis?
Which is the most suitable source of donor blood-forming (stem) cells for transplanting into adults with blood cancers?
Which long-acting inhaled drugs, used alone or in combination, are the most effective for people with COPD?
Which method of distal pancreatic surgery is safer and more effective: stapler or hand-sewn closure?
Which route of short-term bladder drainage is best for adults in hospital?
Which talking therapies (counselling) work for drug users with alcohol problems?
Which therapies are the most effective to prevent the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
Which treatments are effective for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome in adults?
Which types of blood-thinning drugs (anticoagulants) are best to prevent blood clots in people soon after stroke?
While AZT slows down the progression of HIV disease in the short-term, the improvement does not last and it does not increase survival
White blood cells reduction in packed red blood cell transfusions for preventing adverse reactions
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Whole body vibration for preventing and treating osteoporosis
Whole body vibration training for adults with fibromyalgia
Whole brain radiotherapy for the treatment of multiple brain metastases
Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease
Whole grain foods for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
Whole-body vibration for improving function after stroke
Whole-body vibration platform training in patients with neurodegenerative diseases
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Withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in older people
Withdrawal or continuation of cholinesterase inhibitors and/or memantine in patients with dementia.
Women can experience high levels of anxiety at all stages of screening for cervical cancer including colposcopy
Women should be aware of their true risk of developing breast cancer and the limitations of current evidence when considering risk-reducing mastectomy
Women taking antibiotics just before, during or just after their cesarean section operation, are much less likely to have infection of their womb (uterus) and wound
Women with postpartum (postnatal) depression who are supported by caregivers are less likely to remain depressed, although the most effective support from caregivers remains unknown
Women’s position for giving birth without epidural anaesthesia
Work changes to prevent and decrease stress in teachers
Work-break schedules for preventing musculoskeletal disorders in workers
Working wrist splints and extra-depth shoes appear to be helpful for people with rheumatoid arthritis
Workload and surgeon´s speciality for outcome after colorectal cancer surgery
Workplace interventions (methods) for reducing time spent sitting at work
Workplace interventions can reduce risky sexual behaviours among workers.
Workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug problems
Workplace interventions for increasing standing or walking for decreasing musculoskeletal symptoms in sedentary workers
Workplace interventions for increasing standing or walking for preventing musculoskeletal symptoms in sedentary workers

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