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.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Cochrane Collaboration update

New and updated Cochrane Reviews highlighted on their website in October are:
  • Enhanced care by generalists for functional somatic symptoms and disorders in primary care
  • Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
  • Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of lay health worker programmes to improve access to maternal and child health: qualitative evidence synthesis
  • Long-acting beta2-agonists for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
  • Chinese herbal medicine for diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  • Organised inpatient (stroke unit) care for stroke
  • Exercise for depression
  • Media-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy and behavioural therapy (self-help) for anxiety disorders in adults
  • Holding chambers (spacers) versus nebulisers for beta-agonist treatment of acute asthma
  • Strategies for partner notification for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis for short-term catheter bladder drainage in adults
Further details and the full list of new and updated reviews are available here.

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