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Istaknuti sustavni pregledi i priopćenja za javnost

  • New Cochrane review assesses the benefits and harms of exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
    New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes. Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the greatest number of fatal falls and over 37 million falls are severe enough to...
    31 siječnja 2019
  • To assess the effects of electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving arm function in people who have had a stroke.
    A common consequence for people who have a stroke is a reduction in their arm function. Various approaches are available to try to help and, in September 2018, the Cochrane Review for one of these, electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training, was updated by a team of researchers from Germany. We asked lead author, Jan Mehrholz from Dresden...
    30 siječnja 2019
  • Adrenaline and vasopressin for cardiac arrest
    Authors of this new Cochrane review addressed the question, “Do the drugs adrenaline or vasopressin improve survival in cardiac arrest?”Cardiac arrest occurs when someone's heart unexpectedly stops beating. Without any treatment, death occurs within minutes. Treatments that are proven to work in cardiac arrest include cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
    28 siječnja 2019
  • “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”
    The review 'Adverse events in people taking macrolide antibiotics'  asked, “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”Macrolide antibiotics are one of many types of antibiotic. They are commonly used to treat both acute and chronic infections. The four most commonly used macrolides...
    21 siječnja 2019
  • Cerebrolysin for acute ischaemic stroke
    When someone has an acute ischemic stroke, urgent and reliable treatments will reduce their risks of disability or dying from their brain tissue damage. The treatments used vary around the world, and a drug called cerebrolysin is widely used in post-Soviet countries, Eastern Europe, Central and Southeast Asia. In April 2017, the latest update of...
    17 siječnja 2019
  •  Examining evidence for routine scale and polish treatment – an updated Cochrane Review
    Examining evidence for routine scale and polish treatment – an updated reviewThe Cochrane Review 'Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults' was carried out by authors working with Cochrane Oral Health to assess the effects of routine scale and polish treatments for healthy adults and to establish whether different time intervals...
    16 siječnja 2019
  • Podcast: Intramuscular and intravenous opioid pain relieving drugs in labour
    The use of pain-relieving drugs during labour is common throughout the world, and an updated Cochrane Review from June 2018 looks at the use of a class of drugs called opioids. Lead author, Lesley Smith from Oxford Brookes University in the UK tells us what they found."For many women in labour, an epidural containing a local anaesthetic has become...
    10 siječnja 2019
  • Do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role?
    In this Evidently Cochrane blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?I have a clear memory of watching a tv drama with my mum, when I was about fifteen. As we watched a vivid portrayal of a middle-aged woman struggling to...
    9 siječnja 2019
  • Featured Review: Very early versus delayed mobilisation after stroke
    Does very early and active mobilisation improve recovery after stroke?Care in a stroke unit is recommended for people soon after a stroke, and results in an improved chance of surviving, returning home, and regaining independence. Very early mobilisation (helping people to get up out of bed very early, and more often after the onset of stroke...
    3 siječnja 2019
  • Featured review: Which drug is best for reducing excessive blood loss after birth?
    Which drug is best for reducing excessive blood loss after birth?The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out which drug is most effective in preventing excessive blood loss at childbirth and has the least side effects. The authors collected and analysed all the relevant studies to answer this question.The review’s lead author Dr Ioannis...
    20 prosinca 2018

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