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  • an elderly woman stands in a doorway looking out and is wearing a mask
    A recently published Cochrane review explores what measures can be taken in long-term care facilities to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.
     
    Can non-medicinal measures prevent or reduce SARS-CoV-2 infections in long term care facilities?

    Key messages Non-medicinal measures (e.g. visiting restrictions or regular testing) may prevent...
    15 September 2021
  • Ivermectin: Cochrane’s most talked about review so far, ever. Why?
    In this author interview with Stephanie Weibel and Maria Popp, we find out more about their Cochrane review, Ivermectin for treating and preventing COVID-19. The review currently has an Altmetric Attention Score of more than 7000, which makes it the most talked-about review in the history of the Cochrane Library.

    Briefly, what is...
    14 September 2021
  • Global community
    Cochrane Convenes will bring together key thought leaders from around the world to discuss the COVID-19 evidence response and develop recommendations to help prepare for and respond to future global health emergencies. In this interview, we talk to John Lavis, a member of the Cochrane Convenes steering group, about what he hopes will come out of...
    13 September 2021
  • Brain
     Would you choose a treatment option that might increase your risk of developing dementia? Anticholinergic drugs (which can relax smooth muscle, increase heart rate, and reduce bodily secretions) are commonly used in clinical practice for the management of many conditions affecting older adults - for example for urinary incontinence and for...
    9 September 2021
  • Brain and Heart cartoon hugging
    We chatted with Jen Ma of Gentle Facts about how art can help in communicating science and health evidence, the challenges involved, and her work to address these. Can you tell us a bit about yourself and background?
    My name is Jennifer Ma (I go by Jen). I am a researcher by training and did my PhD in the Stem Cell Bioengineering lab at the...
    9 September 2021
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    Online event in English (repeated in French and Spanish on other dates)
    7 September 2021
    12:00-13:00 CEST (check time in your time zone) Co-Chair of Cochrane’s Governing Board and Director of the Cochrane Campbell Global Ageing Partnership Tracey Howe will present at an online event on Tuesday, 7 September,...
    3 September 2021
  • Are laboratory-made, COVID-19-specific monoclonal antibodies an effective treatment for COVID-19?
    'SARS‐CoV‐2‐neutralising monoclonal antibodies for treatment of COVID‐19' from Cochrane Haematology  published today in the Cochrane Library.  Key messages We do not know whether antibodies (the body’s natural defence against disease) made in a laboratory and all the same as one another (monoclonal) and designed to target COVID-19, are an...
    2 September 2021
  • 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...
    2 September 2021
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month
    September is  Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month and is an excellent time to focus on the latest Cochrane evidence. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting 8% to 13% of women in reproductive age. There are three main PCOS features menstrual cycle problems, such as irregular periods or having no periods (meaning the...
    1 September 2021
  • Interview: Cochrane and NICE collaborate to improve health guidelines
    Cochrane are signing a collaboration licence agreement with NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, the UK government’s guideline organization. Cochrane has a long-established relationship with the NHS and the National Institute for Health research (NIHR), and Cochrane Reviews are already used to inform NICE guidelines. The...
    1 September 2021
  • Global community
    Cochrane Convenes will bring together key thought leaders from around the world to discuss the COVID-19 evidence response and develop recommendations to help prepare for and respond to future global health emergencies. In this interview, we talk to Jeremy Grimshaw, a member of the Cochrane Convenes steering group, about what he hopes will come out...
    30 Ogos 2021
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    COVID-19 - resources and news Let's get social - see Cochrane social media platforms and learn how you can earn Membership points  Cochrane Convenes - Open session on 14 October 2021 Cochrane Crowd - citizen scientist platform Cochrane Early Career Professional group - upcoming events Help - FAQs and ticketed support Cochrane International...
    30 Ogos 2021
  • Catherine Marshall re-appointed Co-Chair of the Governing Board
    The Governing Board voted unanimously to re-appoint Catherine Marshall for a second term as Co-Chair from September  2021 until September 2023. Catherine will continue to work alongside fellow Co-Chair, Tracey Howe.
     
    The Governing Board is responsible for setting Cochrane's strategic direction and overseeing the work of the Chief...
    24 Ogos 2021
  • 24 Ogos 2021
  • Baby hand print
    Cochrane Library Special Collections provide a round-up of up-to-date Cochrane evidence on a specific topic. This Special Collection has been created to highlight evidence-based interventions to reduce stillbirth and improve care for families after stillbirth and in a subsequent pregnancy, identify women at increased risk of stillbirth, and...
    24 Ogos 2021
  • Person on computer
    Cochrane is delighted to launch a Russian translation of MECIR (Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews) from Cochrane Russia. This is the third translation of Cochrane’s methods guidance since the launch of version 6 of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (see this Cochrane Editorial for more...
    23 Ogos 2021
  • Handing in a CV
    Location: Radcliffe Primary Care Building, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
    Pay grade: £29,176 - £32,817 p.a.
    Start date: Jan 2022
    Length: Funded for 18 months in the first instance
    Closing date:  12.00 midday on 7 Sept 2021
    Interviews: week...
    16 Ogos 2021
  • Featured review: What are the benefits and risks of beds, mattresses and overlays for preventing and treating pressure ulcers?
    16 Ogos 2021
  • COVID-19
     Are corticosteroids (anti-inflammatory medicines) given orally or by injection an effective treatment for people with COVID-19? Key messages Corticosteroids (anti-inflammatory medicines) given orally or by injection (systemic) are probably effective treatments for people hospitalised with COVID-19.  The authors don’t know whether they cause...
    16 Ogos 2021
  • The Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care. All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly....
    13 Ogos 2021

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