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.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Cochrane Collaboration update

New and updated Cochrane Reviews highlighted on their website this month are:
  • Timing of intravenous prophylactic antibiotics for preventing postpartum infectious morbidity in women undergoing cesarean delivery
  • Interventions for improving upper limb function after stroke
  • Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers
  • Universal school-based prevention for illicit drug use
  • Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community
  • Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and reduction
  • Cardiac rehabilitation for people with heart disease: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews
  • Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Interventions aimed at communities to inform and/or educate about early childhood vaccination
  • Robot-assisted surgery in gynaecology
  • Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anaemia in adults with chronic kidney disease: a network meta-analysis
  • Interventions for enhancing medication adherence