Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.
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2 九月 2020
Dementia Research Chatathon - 7 September, 9:00 (GMT+1)
For 12 hours the host Adam Smith (@BetterResearch) will be chatting with 55 guests from all fields of dementia research, using video chat – live streamed using Zoom and YouTube. They will discus their research, the latest hot topics in their field, and how they are working to beat the disease...
2 九月 2020
Approaches to guiding oxygen therapy in adult intensive care patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a very severe breathing problem with a high mortality rate (chance of dying). It has many potential causes, including viral infections such as COVID-19, and there are no specific treatments...
1 九月 2020
Many people experience pain that lasts more than three months that is neither cancer‐related nor a headache. The search for a diagnosis and pain relief is often long and can be discouraging. In this interview, lead author of the recently updated Cochrane Review Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in...
1 九月 2020
How accurate are rapid tests, performed during a health-care visit (point-of-care), for diagnosing COVID-19?
Why is this question important?
People with suspected COVID-19 need to know quickly whether they are infected, so that they can self-isolate, receive treatment, and inform close contacts. Currently, COVID-19 infection is confirmed by...
26 八月 2020
Being awarded full, independent Centre status acknowledges Cochrane Sweden’s outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by producing and disseminating the best available information on health care for clinicians and patients in Sweden and beyond.
Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers,...
25 八月 2020
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....
25 八月 2020
The Cochrane UK team are inviting applications from people who would like to be ‘Cochrane UK Consumer Champions’. Deadline: 30 August 2020
The role will largely involve:
Raising awareness of Cochrane’s work within the community
Advocating for wider use of Cochrane’s work within consumer groups/organizations
Promoting consumer involvement within...
24 八月 2020
The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) is compiled from a number of sources, including PubMed and Embase. Since 2017, Cochrane and our development partner Metaxis have increased the number of sources feeding into CENTRAL and improved the efficiency of our processes through the use of APIs, machine learning and crowdsourcing...
20 八月 2020
The Cochrane Priority Reviews List is a ‘living’ record of Cochrane’s ongoing efforts to identify reviews that are of greatest importance to our stakeholders and are likely to impact significantly on health outcomes worldwide. The list is updated in real time as reviews are published and new titles added.
All of the titles on the list below are...
17 八月 2020
Sprains, strains, and bruises are common injuries, and people with these injuries often require pain relief, given as a tablet or capsule that is swallowed (oral). Many types of oral painkillers are available to treat such injuries. The authors wanted to know whether there were any differences in people’s pain, swelling, function, or unwanted side...
13 八月 2020
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.
Watch the video below to see how Strategy to 2020 was developed and change it...
12 八月 2020
Cochrane is in the final year of its seven-year strategic plan, Strategy to 2020.
Strategy to 2020 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 of achieving our mission. Watch the first in a new video series looking back over the last seven years and...
12 八月 2020
In a new systematic review, an author team from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group explored the evidence regarding managing histoplasmosis in people with HIV. Their review informed the PAHO/WHO guideline development process. The review authors worked with the guideline development group to formulate key questions, including which antifungal...
11 八月 2020
Interventions for acute severe asthma attacks in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
Asthma is a common childhood illness that is caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. This narrowing is due to swelling and inflammation and to muscles around the air passages becoming tighter. An acute asthma attack results in shortness...
7 八月 2020
What is the effectiveness and safety of treatments commonly available during pandemics for heavy menstrual bleeding?
Cochrane authors summarised the available evidence on the effectiveness and safety of treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding which can continue during pandemics.
Pandemics impact upon the ability to deliver specialist...
4 八月 2020
Community‐level interventions for improving access to food in low‐ and middle‐income countries
The number of people who do not have enough to eat in the world has been increasing since 2015. Most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), especially in Asia and Africa. Food insecurity is when people do not have physical,...
29 七月 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for wellbeing in the healthcare workforce
Many healthcare workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, delivering emergency and critical care, while others continue to deliver the broader services of the health system in hospitals, clinics, offices, communities, and homes. Working under difficult and...
22 七月 2020
Globally many are in isolation or are practicing physically distancing. Cochrane invites anyone who is interested in healthcare evidence to become a virtual citizen scientist! Anyone can join and no previous experience is necessary. We also have special COVID-19 weekly challenges you can join.
Cochrane Crowd is a global community of volunteers...
22 七月 2020
In medicine, rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of the disease as well as on the impairment due to treatments applied. COVID-19 patients may...
15 七月 2020