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.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Cochrane Library Issue 5, 2013

In the May issue, there are new or updated reviews of many topics.  Those in our areas of interest are :
  • Pharmacological interventions for smoking cessation: an overview and network meta-analysis
  • Duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy in people with cystic fibrosis
  • Mitoxantrone for multiple sclerosis
  • Etanercept for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cervical pessary for preventing preterm birth
  • Magnesium maintenance therapy for preventing preterm birth after threatened preterm labour