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, 29 September 2016

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 9, 2016…

….is almost complete.  The website now lists protocols, but we’ll just flag up the reviews and methodology papers in our current areas of interest; these being……
  • Insulin monotherapy compared with the addition of oral glucose‐lowering agents to insulin for people with type 2 diabetes already on insulin therapy and inadequate glycaemic control
  • Compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers
  • Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation
  • Screening for genital chlamydia infection
  • Individual participant data meta-analyses compared with meta-analyses based on aggregate data