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  • Global Evidence Summit 2017: Call for abstracts open
    Your chance to be part of the first ever Global Evidence Summit begins now…Call for abstracts opens on 5 January 2017Opportunities to present special sessions, workshops, oral presentations, and poster abstracts open on 5 January 2017. This is your chance to be part of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) and we look forward to receiving abstracts...
    Friday, January 6, 2017
  • We are very pleased to announce that Cochrane South Africa has appointed Charles Shey Wiysonge as its new Director, effective December 2016.Originally trained as a physician, Professor Wiysonge has also completed extensive postgraduate training in epidemiology, evidence-based health care, and vaccinology. His previous roles have included serving...
    Thursday, January 5, 2017
  • Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in health. Many of our contributors are world leaders in their fields - medicine, health policy, research methodology, or consumer advocacy - and our groups are situated in some of...
    Tuesday, January 3, 2017
  • Featured Review: Caregiver-mediated exercises for improving outcomes after stroke
    Caregiver-mediated exercises may be a promising form of therapy to add to usual care.Stroke is a major cause of acquired adult disability. Research has shown that more time spent on exercise therapy in the first weeks to months after stroke leads to better functioning and allowing early supported discharge. Due to lack of personnel and resources,...
    Thursday, December 29, 2016
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    Cochrane Connect brings you a monthly dose of news, events, and noteworthy Cochrane Reviews - right to your inbox.Get the latest Cochrane news with our monthly newsletter, Cochrane Connect. It rounds up the month's most important Cochrane Reviews and biggest news stories, so you can stay up to date with the latest Cochrane information.  Each...
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016
  • The impact of Cochrane evidence on how often to change peripheral venous catheters
     The Cochrane Review Clinically-indicated replacement versus routine replacement of peripheral venous catheters is an update of a review previously published in April 2013, and first published in 2010 from the Cochrane Vascular Group.The review found significant evidence that routinely changing or replacing peripheral venous catheters is no better...
    Wednesday, December 21, 2016
  • New Campbell review confirms little or no effect of community deworming
    Reposted with permission from Cochrane Infectious Diseases.The results of a Campbell review of deworming programmes, published in this month’s edition of Lancet Global Health, reaffirms the findings of an earlier Cochrane review concerning soil-transmitted intestinal worms that was conducted by researchers from the University of Liverpool and the ...
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016
  • Cochrane and MAGIC announce partnership
    Cochrane and MAGIC are delighted to announce the launch of an official partnership, aimed at supporting and further strengthening the use of health evidence within the context of a digital and trustworthy evidence ecosystem for health care.MAGIC (formally known as the MAking GRADE the Irresistible Choice (MAGIC) organization) is a non-profit...
    Monday, December 19, 2016
  • 230 collaborators from 49 countries join to announce the official launch of Cochrane Rehabilitation
    Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Rehabilitation.Cochrane Rehabilitation is a global network of individuals, involved in the production, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-informed clinical practice in rehabilitation.The new Cochrane Field will promote and advocate for using the best evidence within the...
    Friday, December 16, 2016
  • December 2016 Update
    Cochrane-wide prioritisation remains an important project, with over 140 priority reviews or updates have been published since it began in January 2015.The December 2016 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Airways, Anaesthesia, Dementia & Cognitive Improvement, ENT, Epilepsy, Gynaecological,...
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

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