Featured Reviews: August 2016

Cochrane Feature Reviews for August 2016

An overview of the featured Cochrane Reviews for  August 2016.

Featured Review: Interventions to reduce corruption in the health sector

Featured Review: Interventions to reduce corruption in the health sector

Scarce evidence, but pointers to promising strategies to fight corruption in health care.

 


Featured Review: Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderlyFeatured Review: Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly

Lack of good research on which programs or strategies are useful in preventing or reducing elder abuse.

 

 

 Featured Review: Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients

Are there benefits of offering music interventions as a complementary treatment to people with cancer?

 

 

 
Featured Review: Sun protection to prevent basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the skinFeatured Review: Sun protection to prevent basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the skinin

More research needed on sunscreen and physical barrier methods - review team urge caution in changing behaviour.

 

 

Featured Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in childrenFeatured Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children

Chewing gum, lozenges, or syrup with xylitol can reduce the occurrence of middle ear infection among healthy children from 30% to 22%.

 

 

Featured Review: Fluoride mouthrinses for preventing tooth decay in children and adolescentsFeatured Review: Fluoride mouthrinses for preventing tooth decay in children and adolescents

Supervised regular use of fluoride mouthwash by children and adolescents is associated with a large reduction in tooth decay in permanent teeth.

 

 

Cochrane evidence for athletesCochrane evidence for athletes

We have rounded up Cochrane evidence to help support athletes…and for everyone that is inspired to get active!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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