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, 27 June 2016

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 6, 2016…

….is almost complete.  The website now lists new review protocols, but we’ll just flag up the notable review; these being……
  • Fortification of staple foods with zinc for improving zinc status and other health outcomes in the general population
  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion versus multiple daily injections of insulin for pregnant women with diabetes
  • Combination inhaled steroid and long-acting beta2-agonist in addition to tiotropium versus tiotropium or combination alone for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Biologic interventions for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systematic screening for the detection of atrial fibrillation
Image: Cochrane by Felipe L. Denham