Index

Self management interventions for type 2 diabetes in adults with severe mental illness
Self management programme for ankylosing spondylitis
Self management programmes for people living with the long-term effects of stroke
Self-administered versus provider-administered medical abortion
Self-formulated conditional plans for changing health behaviour among healthcare consumers and health professionals
Self-help and guided self-help for eating disorders
Self-help and guided self-help interventions for schizophrenia and related disorders
Self-help for anxiety disorders
Self-ligating brackets versus conventional pre-adjusted edgewise brackets for treating malocclusion
Self-ligating orthodontic braces for straightening teeth
Self-management education and regular practitioner review for adults with asthma
Self-management education for adults with epilepsy
Self-management education for children with epilepsy
Self-management education for cystic fibrosis
Self-management education programmes for osteoarthritis
Self-management education programmes for rheumatoid arthritis
Self-management education programmes led by lay leaders for people with chronic health conditions
Self-management for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis
Self-management interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS
Self-management interventions including action plans for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Self-monitoring and self-management of oral anticoagulation therapy
Self-monitoring for improving control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension
Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who are not using insulin
Self-report screening instruments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in survivors of traumatic experiences
Semen preparation techniques for intrauterine insemination
Seminal fluid application to improve assisted reproduction outcomes
Sensory environment on health-related outcomes of hospital patients
Sentinel lymph node biopsy for the diagnosis of lymph node involvement in oral/oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
Sentinel node biopsy for diagnosis of lymph node involvement in endometrial cancer
Sentinel node biopsy for diagnosis of pelvic lymph node involvement in early stage cervical cancer
Septum resection for women of childbearing age with a septate uterus
Sequencing of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for women following surgery for early breast cancer
Sequential inactivated (IPV) and live oral (OPV) poliovirus vaccines for preventing poliomyelitis
Sequential versus combination chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer
Serenoa repens for benign prostatic hyperplasia
Serious Gaming and Gamification interventions for health professional education
Serological laboratory tests for diagnosis of human leptospirosis in patients presenting with clinical symptoms
Serological tests for primary biliary cholangitis
Serological, pharmacological and electrophysiological tests for the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors for fibromyalgia
Serotonin receptor antagonists to prevent nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy
Sertindole for schizophrenia
Sertindole versus other atypical antipsychotics for schizophrenia
Sertraline versus other antidepressive agents for depression
Serum or plasma ferritin concentration as an index of iron deficiency and overload
Service brokerage for improving health outcomes in ex-prisoners
Services for helping acute stroke patients avoid hospital admission
Services for patients discharged home early
Services for reducing duration of hospital care in people with acute stroke
Services to help people who look after or provide help and support to stroke survivors
Servo-control for maintaining abdominal skin temperature at 36C in low birth weight infants
Setting and organization of care for persons living with HIV/AIDS
Setting and techniques for monitoring blood pressure during pregnancy
Severe fatigue after treatment for childhood cancer
Sexual counselling interventions for sexual problems in people with heart disease
Sexual intercourse for cervical ripening and induction of labour
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Shared care across the interface between primary and specialty care in chronic disease management
Shared decision making interventions for people with mental health conditions
Shengmai (a traditional Chinese herbal medicine) for heart failure
Shifting HIV care from doctors to non-doctors to improve access to therapy for people living with HIV
Shock wave therapy for elbow pain
Shock wave therapy for rotator cuff disease with or without calcification
Shockwave therapy for plantar heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
Short acting beta2-agonists for recurrent wheeze in children under two years of age
Short acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus
Short chain fatty acids (butyrate) for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
Short course antibiotics for healthy children with uncomplicated acute otitis media
Short courses of antibiotics (2-4 days) are as effective as longer treatment for bladder infections in children.
Short courses of antibiotics for children and adults with bronchiectasis
Short periods of limb blood flow obstruction to reduce kidney injury
Short term urinary catheter policies following urogenital surgery in adults
Short versus long feeding interval for bolus feedings in very preterm infants
Short- versus longer-course antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia in non-hospitalised adolescents and adults
Short-acting beta2-agonists for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Short-acting erythropoiesis agents in chronic kidney disease patients not requiring dialysis
Short-acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin for type 1 diabetes mellitus
Short-acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin for type 2 diabetes mellitus
Short-course versus long-course antibiotic treatment for hospital-acquired pneumonia in adult intensive care patients
Short-course versus long-course intravenous therapy with the same antibiotic for severe community-acquired pneumonia in children aged two months to 59 months
Short-term ambulatory oxygen for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Short-term and long-term effects of tibolone in postmenopausal women
Short-term benefits for laparoscopic colorectal resection
Short-term oral corticosteroids compared with no treatment or other treatments for chronic rhinosinusitis
Short-term oral corticosteroids in addition to other treatments for chronic rhinosinusitis
Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapies for common mental disorders
Short-term treatment with medications for heartburn symptoms
Shorter treatment regimens for people with pulmonary tuberculosis
Should Chinese herbal medicines be used in patients with skin and soft-tissue infections?
Should health care providers arriving at scene of a cardiac arrest give a period of chest compressions first before providing a rapid electric shock
Should laparoscopic adhesiolysis be used in patients with acute small bowel intestinal obstruction?
Should macrolides be used for chronic asthma?
Should patients experiencing sudden cardiac death be cooled to lower their body temperature prior to or after admission to hospital?
Should prophylactic antibiotics be used in patients with penetrating abdominal trauma?
Should radiofrequency ablation be used in patients with liver colorectal metastases? 
Should root canal treatment be performed in one dental visit or over several visits?
Should the primary cancer be surgically removed in asymptomatic patients with unresectable stage IV colorectal cancer? 
Should we administer single-dose chemotherapy to the bladder after removing the kidney and ureter for the treatment of renal pelvis and ureter cancer?
Should we place a stent or not after stone removal?
Shoulder replacement surgery for osteoarthritis and rotator cuff tear arthropathy
Shouldice technique is better than other open techniques, not using mesh
Sibling donor versus patient themselves comparison of stem cell transplantation for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Side effects of nine commonly used biologics
Side effects of opioid drugs when used to treat chronic non-cancer pain in the medium- or long-term
Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension in neonates
Silicone gel sheeting for preventing the development of hypertrophic and keloid scars and for treating existing hypertrophic and keloid scars
Silicone gel sheeting for treating hypertrophic scars
Silicone hydrogel contact lenses versus hydrogel daily wear contact lenses for the correction of simple refractive error
Silodosin for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
Silver based wound dressings and topical agents containing silver for treating diabetic foot ulcers
Silver-coated endotracheal tubes (ETTs) for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill people
Simple aspiration versus intercostal tube drainage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults
Simple tests to screen for diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Simple treatments for bedwetting in children
Simple versus radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy for women with stage IA2-IB1 cervical cancer
Simulated presence therapy for dementia
Simultaneous bilateral training for improving arm function after stroke
Singing for COPD
Singing for people with Parkinson's disease
Single agent versus combination chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer
Single crowns or routine fillings for the restoration of root-filled teeth
Single dose dipyrone for acute renal colic pain
Single dose dipyrone for the treatment of acute postoperative pain
Single dose lornoxicam (trade names Xefo, Xafon, Lorcam, Acabel) for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral aceclofenac for postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral acemetacin for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral aspirin for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral codeine, as a single agent, for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral dexibuprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral diclofenac for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral diflunisal for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral etodolac for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral etoricoxib for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral fenbufen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral fenoprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral flurbiprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral ibuprofen plus caffeine for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral ibuprofen plus codeine for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral ibuprofen plus oxycodone for acute postoperative pain
Single dose oral ibuprofen plus paracetamol (acetaminophen) for acute postoperative pain
Single dose oral ketoprofen and dexketoprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral lumiracoxib (Prexige®) for acute postoperative pain relief in adults
Single dose oral mefenamic acid for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral meloxicam for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral nabumetone for postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral naproxen and naproxen sodium for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral nefopam for postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral paracetamol (acetaminophen) for postoperative pain relief in adults
Single dose oral paracetamol (acetaminophen) plus codeine for postoperative pain relief in adults
Single dose oral rofecoxib for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral sulindac for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral tenoxicam for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oral tiaprofenic acid for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single dose oxycodone and oxycodone plus paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen) for analgesia in adults with acute postoperative pain
Single dose tramadol for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single layer versus double layer anastomosis (joining) of the gastrointestinal tract following bowel resection
Single or combination chemotherapy during preoperative treatment for rectal cancer
Single or combined immune checkpoint inhibitors compared to first-line chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab for people with advanced non-small cell lung cancer
Single therapy laser photocoagulation for diabetic macular oedema
Single versus double intrauterine insemination in stimulated cycles for subfertile couples
Single versus double volume exchange transfusion in jaundiced newborn infants
Single versus two layer suturing for closing the uterine incision at Caesarean section
Single-agent antibiotic treatment for cancer patients with fever and low white blood cell counts
Single-dose dipyrone for the treatment of acute postoperative pain
Single-dose intravenous diclofenac for short-term pain after surgery in adults
Single-dose intravenous ibuprofen for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single-dose intravenous ketorolac for acute postoperative pain in adults
Single-dose oral celecoxib for postoperative pain
Single-incision sling operations for urinary incontinence in women
Single-incision versus standard multi-incision laparoscopic colectomy in patients with malignant or benign colonic disease
Sipuleucel-T for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer
Six months therapy for patients with tuberculous meningitis
Six-month therapy for people with abdominal tuberculosis
Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter-related infections
Skin grafting and tissue replacement for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes
Skin grafts to improve leg ulcer healing
Skin patch or vaginal ring compared to pills for birth control
Skin preparation for preventing infection following caesarean section
Skin puncture versus exposing the femoral artery for minimally invasive repairs of abdominal aortic aneurysms
Skin treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis
Skin-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer
Skin-to-skin care with newborns cuts down procedural pain
Skincare interventions in infants for preventing eczema and food allergy
Sleep positioning systems for children with cerebral palsy
Sliding scale insulin for non-critically ill hospitalised adults with diabetes mellitus
Sling exercise therapy for chronic low-back pain
Slow freeze versus vitrification for embryo cryopreservation
Slow-release fluoride devices for the control of dental decay
Slowly advancing milk feeds does not reduce the risk of necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants
Small-incision cholecystectomy and open cholecystectomy seem equivalent considering complications, but small-incision cholecystectomy is associated with a shorter hospital stay
Smart technology for self-management of COPD
SmartCare™ versus non-automated weaning strategies for weaning time in invasively ventilated critically ill adults
Smectite for treating children with acute diarrhoea
Smoking cessation for improving mental health
Smoking cessation interventions for people with lung cancer
Snake antivenoms for treating people who have been bitten by a snake, and have developed abnormal blood clotting
Social connectedness interventions for preventing suicide in young and middle-aged adults
Social franchising to increase access to and quality of health services in low- and middle-income countries
Social norms interventions are not effective enough on their own to reduce alcohol use or misuse among university or college students
Social skills groups for people aged 6 to 21 years with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
Social skills programmes for people with schizophrenia
Social skills training for children aged between 5 and 18 with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Sodium bicarbonate infusion during resuscitation of infants at birth
Sodium valproate versus phenytoin monotherapy (single drug treatment) for epilepsy
Sodium-glucose cotransporter (SGLT) 2 inhibitors for prevention or delay of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its associated complications in people at risk for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Soft versus firm catheters for intrauterine insemination
Soft versus firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproductive technology
Soft versus rigid vacuum extractor cups for assisted vaginal delivery
Soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators for raised blood pressure within the lungs
Somatostatin analogues for acute bleeding oesophageal varices
Somatostatin analogues for carcinoid syndrome
Somatostatin analogues for reducing complications following pancreatic surgery
Somatostatin analogues for thyroid associated ophthalmopathy
Somatostatin analogues for treatment of enterocutaneous fistula
Somatostatin analogues, dopamine agonists or growth hormone antagonists for pituitary adenoma-induced acromegaly
Somatostatin or somatostatin analogues for acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
Some evidence that CDP-choline has a positive effect on memory and behaviour in at least the short/medium term in elderly people with cognitive deficits associated with chronic cerebral disorders of the brain
Some evidence that Reality Orientation has benefits on both cognition and behaviour for dementia sufferers.
Some evidence to suggest that target payments to physicians increase immunisation rates
Some evidence to suggest that the way in which primary care physicians are paid may affect their clinical behaviour
Some physiotherapy interventions are effective for shoulder pain in some cases.
Sophorus species for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
Sound reduction management in the neonatal intensive care unit for preterm or very low birthweight infants
Sound therapy (masking) in the management of tinnitus in adults
Sound therapy (using amplification devices or sound generators) for tinnitus
Souvenaid for Alzheimer's disease
Soy formula for prevention of allergy and food intolerance in infants
Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care
Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care
Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures
Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures
Special Collection: Effective options for quitting smoking during COVID-19
Special Collection: the health of refugees and asylum seekers in Europe
Special thank you and recognition of 22 years of service to Cochrane: Founder of Cochrane Finland, Marjukka Mäkelä
Specialised advice on stopping smoking for people with serious mental illness
Specialised antenatal clinics for women with a multiple pregnancy with the aim of improving outcomes for babies and mothers
Specialised antenatal clinics for women with a pregnancy at high risk of preterm birth (excluding multiple pregnancy) to improve outcomes for women and babies
Specialised early intervention teams (extended time) for first episode psychosis
Specialised early intervention teams for first episode psychosis
Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer
Specialist epilepsy nurses: no clear evidence on their impact on the care of people with epilepsy
Specialist home-based nursing services for children with acute and chronic illnesses
Specialist interventions for homeless people with severe mental illness
Specialist nurse counselling interventions for patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Specialist nurses in diabetes mellitus
Specialist outreach clinics in primary care and rural hospital settings may improve access to care, quality of care, health outcomes, patient satisfaction and use of hospital services. They may also be more costly.
Specialist teams for neonatal transport to neonatal intensive care units for prevention of morbidity and mortality
Specially formulated foods for treating children with moderate acute malnutrition in low- and middle-income countries
Specific allergy immunotherapy for the treatment of atopic eczema
Specific immunotherapy for latex allergy

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