An updated systematic review from Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published today; 'Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID-19 disease'.
Can symptoms and medical examination accurately diagnose COVID-19?
COVID-19 affects many organs of the body, so people with COVID-19...
23 février 2021
18 février 2021
The Cochrane review about antenatal steroids for reducing risk of infant mortality and morbidity is an important one in Cochrane's history. Cochrane's logo is based on the forest plot from an early version of this review dating back to 1982. This review has recently been updated and lead author, Fiona Stewart, tells us how the logo might look now...
18 février 2021
COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. If the infection becomes severe, people may need intensive care and support in hospital, including mechanical ventilation.Drugs used for other diseases were tried out in COVID-19, and this included chloroquine, used for malaria; and hydroxychloroquine used for...
12 février 2021
Skin care treatments in babies, such as using moisturisers on the skin during the first year of life, probably do not stop them from developing eczema, and probably increase the chance of skin infection.The authors are uncertain how skin care treatments might affect the chances of developing a food allergy. We need evidence from well-conducted...
8 février 2021
How well does behavioural activation therapy work for depression in adults? And what about the effects of this treatment on depression for adults with long‐term physical conditions? Two Cochrane systematic reviews look at the available evidence.
Depression is a common mental health problem. It can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of...
22 janvier 2021
Pharmacological interventions for self‐harm in adults
Cochrane authors have reviewed the international literature regarding pharmacological (drug) and natural product (dietary supplementation) treatment trials in the field. A total of seven trials that met inclusion criteria were identified. There is little evidence of beneficial effects of either...
14 janvier 2021
'Let's talk e-cigarettes'' is a podcast talking about the latest research on e-cigarettes and how new research changes what we know about them. It's hosted by Cochrane Tobacco Addiction researchers Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson based at the University of Oxford, through funding from Cancer Research UK. You can listen to the podcast...
12 janvier 2021
What is the best way to support resilience and mental well-being in frontline healthcare professionals during and after a pandemic? What is ‘resilience’?
Updated Jan 2021: Listen to lead author Alex Pollock from Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland explain what the review found.
Updated Dec 2020: new brief for health systems planners and...
8 janvier 2021
In this short interview, PhD student Camilla Hansen Nejstgaard, from Cochrane Denmark and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO) at the University of Southern Denmark, tells us about how conflicts of interest may impact on recommendations of drugs and medical devices. She is the lead author of a recently published Cochrane Methodology...
5 janvier 2021