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  • an Asian woman lies on an operating table and a physician puts a breathing mask over her face
    Which medicines work best to stop people from being sick (vomiting) after an operation? Why are people sick after an operation? Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting) is a common unwanted effect of general anaesthesia—medicine that makes people unconscious and unresponsive so they don't move or feel pain during an operation. Most unwanted...
    20 October 2020
  • A large group of Cochrane Rehab members look up at an overhead camera
    Cochrane Rehabilitation has received an award from AMLAR (America Latina Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Association) and the University of Antioquia's Evidence Based Medicine Group for blogshot translations in Spanish.  Cochrane Rehabilitation, one of 13 Cochrane Fields, has been producing blogshots for all new Cochrane Reviews published in...
    16 October 2020
  • African woman types on a laptop computer at home while smiling at the screen
    Cochrane Crowd is pleased to launch its latest citizen science task: COVID Quest. We need your help to find studies related to COVID-19. Anyone can join this task. To join, simply head over to Cochrane Crowd and once logged in, you will see the task in your task dashboard. The task is supported by an interactive training module that will guide you...
    16 October 2020
  • Image of red coronavirus
    COVID-19: evidence challenges and lessons learned Tuesday 20 October 202016:30-17:30 CET (check in your time zone)Register for this webinarOpen to all We are delighted to announce that as part of the inaugural World Evidence Based Healthcare Day on Tuesday 20 October, Cochrane will host an online session with Dr. John Grove, Director of the...
    16 October 2020
  • Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation – effectiveness of add-ons
    Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation - effectiveness of add-ons  Infertility affects as many as 1 in 7 couples. Many of these people turn to fertility treatments for help. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is generally considered the most advanced treatment option, and is recommended in many cases, regardless of the cause of subfertility....
    16 October 2020
  • Emory medical students visually explain Cochrane COVID-19 evidence
    When residency education was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Emory University School of Medicine capitalized on student enthusiasm and availability to create COVID-19 education materials. Working closely with Cochrane, they are now summarizing top priority COVID-19 rapid reviews in visual form. The project, known as the “COVID-19 Visual...
    16 October 2020
  • Doing a medical check
    The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20 October 2020 and spotlights the global impact of EBHC on health research, policy, practice and patient outcomes. This year’s theme is ‘from evidence to impact’. Cochrane and six global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led by JBI, are coordinating the worldwide...
    16 October 2020
  • Wearing a mask while getting a temperature check
    UPDATED October 16th with a visual abstract  How effective is screening for COVID-19? Why does screening matter? Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify infected people so they can stay...
    16 October 2020
  • A small group of people who are smiling sit around a table and talk
    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. Goal 4 of Strategy to 2020 challenged us to be a diverse, inclusive, and...
    15 October 2020
  • Dentist with patient
    Recall intervals for oral health in primary care patients Lead author Patrick Fee explains, “This research is valuable when considering the significant impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effect on dental services worldwide, limiting patient access for dental treatment. Patient access to dental care may remain limited for some time....
    15 October 2020
  • Readable,  clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    15 October 2020
  • Updated Cochrane Review shows electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking, but more evidence is needed on long-term harms Newly updated Cochrane evidence published today in the Cochrane Library finds that electronic cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the number of people who stop smoking compared to nicotine replacement therapy...
    14 October 2020
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that our revised Conflict of Interest Policy for Cochrane Library Content has taken effect as of today, October 14, 2020.  The revised Policy now applies to all reviews registered from today and to any updates where work began after today. A Conflict of Interest portal has been set up at http://conflictofinterest....
    14 October 2020
  • Image of an empty dental chair with dental instruments next to it
    Review: Interventions to reduce contaminated aerosols produced during dental procedures for preventing infectious diseases Why is this question important? Most dental care procedures create tiny drops of liquid that float in the air, called aerosols. For example, to remove the film of bacteria (plaque) that builds on teeth, dentists use scaling...
    13 October 2020
  • Living Review on plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat individuals with COVID-19
    Living Review: Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID‐19 to treat individuals with COVID‐19 Updated October 12th 2020 People who have recovered from COVID-19 develop natural defences to the disease in their blood (antibodies). Antibodies are found in part of the blood called plasma. Plasma from blood donated from recovered patients,...
    12 October 2020
  • Cochrane seeks Cochrane Response Managing Director
    Specifications: Permanent, Full time
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: UK/Europe (flexible location considered)
    Application Closing Date: 29 October 2020

    Do you have a drive to make a difference for health care world-wide? We are a global, independent organization that strives to inform health-care decisions every day. We...
    9 October 2020
  • Illustration of someone reaching out for help
    Every year on 10 October many organisations, including the World Health Organisation (WHO), recognise World Mental Health Day. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme, set by the World Federation for Mental Health, is ‘Mental Health for All’....
    9 October 2020
  • Cochrane launches a new guide for choosing images for sharing evidence
    Today Cochrane launches new guidance to help people select images to share alongside Cochrane evidence. You can read more in ‘Choosing images for sharing evidence: new guidance from Cochrane'

    Knowledge Translation (KT) in Cochrane is pleased to announce the launch of ‘Choosing images for sharing evidence: a guide’ - a new resource...
    6 October 2020
  • Two heads talking
    Cochrane Review: Psychological and social interventions for the prevention of mental disorders in people living in low‐ and middle‐income countries affected by humanitarian crises Mental health disorders are among the leading contributors to all years lived with disability. Prevention strategies offer new possibilities to reduce their disease...
    5 October 2020
  • Group of stakeholders talking about healthcare edvidence
    Generating a culture of evidence means creating an environment in which evidence is always an important part of health-care decision making; it's valued, understood, and used. In a culture of evidence, Cochrane can and does have an impact beyond the world of research. We work closely with our partners to focus our work on the most  important...
    5 October 2020

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