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, 30 June 2015

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 6, 2015

Issue 6 is almost complete.

New or updated reviews (of which are several dozen) include:
  • Devices and dressings to secure peripheral venous catheters to prevent complications
  • Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease
  • Surgery for the treatment of obesity in children and adolescents
  • The effects of idarubicin versus other anthracyclines for induction therapy of patients with newly diagnosed leukaemia
  • Cyclo-oxygenase (COX) inhibitors for treating preterm labour
  • Effects of restricted caffeine intake by mother on fetal, neonatal and pregnancy outcomes
  • Tranexamic acid for preventing postpartum haemorrhage