The Cochrane UK team are inviting applications from people who would like to be ‘Cochrane UK Consumer Champions’. Deadline: 30 August 2020
The role will largely involve:
Raising awareness of Cochrane’s work within the community
Advocating for wider use of Cochrane’s work within consumer groups/organizations
Promoting consumer involvement within...
24 اوت 2020
The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is compiled from a number of sources, including PubMed and Embase. Since 2017, Cochrane and our development partner Metaxis have increased the number of sources feeding into CENTRAL and improved the efficiency of our processes through the use of APIs, machine learning and crowdsourcing...
20 اوت 2020
The Cochrane Priority Reviews List is a ‘living’ record of Cochrane’s ongoing efforts to identify reviews that are of greatest importance to our stakeholders and are likely to impact significantly on health outcomes worldwide. The list is updated in real time as reviews are published and new titles added.
All of the titles on the list below are...
17 اوت 2020
Sprains, strains, and bruises are common injuries, and people with these injuries often require pain relief, given as a tablet or capsule that is swallowed (oral). Many types of oral painkillers are available to treat such injuries. The authors wanted to know whether there were any differences in people’s pain, swelling, function, or unwanted side...
13 اوت 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its multi-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.
Strategy to 2020 has set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance to achieve our mission.
Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it...
12 اوت 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.
Strategy to 2020 set in motion transformational change in the way Cochrane works at all levels of the organization with the aim of giving us the best chance of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and...
12 اوت 2020
In a new systematic review, an author team from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group explored the evidence regarding managing histoplasmosis in people with HIV. Their review informed the PAHO/WHO guideline development process. The review authors worked with the guideline development group to formulate key questions, including which antifungal...
11 اوت 2020
Interventions for acute severe asthma attacks in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
Asthma is a common childhood illness that is caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. This narrowing is due to swelling and inflammation and to muscles around the air passages becoming tighter. An acute asthma attack results in shortness...
7 اوت 2020
What is the effectiveness and safety of treatments commonly available during pandemics for heavy menstrual bleeding?
Cochrane authors summarised the available evidence on the effectiveness and safety of treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding which can continue during pandemics.
Pandemics impact upon the ability to deliver specialist...
4 اوت 2020
Community‐level interventions for improving access to food in low‐ and middle‐income countries
The number of people who do not have enough to eat in the world has been increasing since 2015. Most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially in Asia and Africa. Food insecurity is when people do not have physical,...
29 ژوئیه 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for wellbeing in the healthcare workforce
Many healthcare workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering emergency and critical care, while others continue to deliver the broader services of the health system in hospitals, clinics, offices, communities, and homes. Working under difficult and...
22 ژوئیه 2020
In medicine, rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of the disease as well as on the impairment due to treatments applied. COVID-19 patients may...
15 ژوئیه 2020
A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (the gestation period) from the start of the woman's last menstrual period. If a pregnancy lasts too long, a woman and her clinician may wish to stimulate the woman’s body to begin labour. This is called induction.
Babies may be at a greater risk of death, before or shortly after birth, after prolonged...
15 ژوئیه 2020
In April 2020, Cochrane launched the COVID-19 consumer rapid response group. Currently, more than 100 people with lived experience related to COVID-19 have joined the group, signing up to offer their time, skills, and experience to get involved with Cochrane’s work on COVID-19 rapid reviews and accommodate limited timelines. Thus far, 18 consumers...
15 ژوئیه 2020
Irena Zakarija Grković, co-director of Cochrane Croatia, and Matko Marušić, head of quality assurance at Cochrane Croatia, both received awards from the city of Split.
The Split City Council, on May 4, 2020, decided that the traditional awards of the city of Split should be given to two members of the Cochrane Croatia. The personal award was...
8 ژوئیه 2020
Are psychological interventions effective and safe for adolescents with psychosis? Are there any differences in effect between different psychological interventions? New Cochrane systematic review looks at the available evidence.
Psychosis is a mental illnesses characterised by alterations in thoughts and perceptions as delusions (false...
8 ژوئیه 2020
The work of healthcare professionals (e.g. nurses, physicians, psychologists, social workers) can be very stressful. They often carry a lot of responsibility and are required to work under pressure. This can adversely affect their physical and mental health. Interventions to protect them against such stresses are known as resilience interventions...
8 ژوئیه 2020
Cochrane is proud to recognize participants and collaborators from its global community who have been part of its first Knowledge Translation virtual mentoring programme.
Twelve pairs of mentors and mentees took part in the pilot, coordinated by Cochrane’s Knowledge Translation (KT) Department, between September 2019 and March 2020, with the aim...
6 ژوئیه 2020
Interview with Kelsey Hegarty, Professor Family Violence Prevention, The University of Melbourne and The Royal Women's Hospital and lead author of this Cochrane Review.
Tell us about this Cochrane review…
Domestic violence (physical, emotional, sexual abuse and controlling behaviour by a partner or ex‐partner) is common worldwide...
2 ژوئیه 2020
The 2019 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has just been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 7.890.
This is an increase on the 2018 Journal Impact Factor, which was 7.755.
The CDSR Journal Impact Factor is calculated by taking the total...
29 ژوئن 2020