HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

The Cochrane Library April 2012 Issue (4)

This month's Cochrane Reviews cover a diverse range of subjects – key studies released include:
  • Preoperative statin therapy for patients undergoing cardiac surgery
  • Trastuzumab containing regimens for early breast cancer
  • Nicotine receptor partial agonists for smoking cessation
  • Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings
  • Helminth therapy (worms) for allergic rhinitis
Podcasts for (some of) these and other reviews are also available (here).