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.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 11, 2017…

….is almost complete.  The website lists reviews and protocols.  The notable reviews are……
  • Genomics‐based non‐invasive prenatal testing for detection of fetal chromosomal aneuploidy in pregnant women
  • Tests for detecting strabismus in children aged 1 to 6 years in the community
  • Surgical interventions for vertical strabismus in superior oblique palsy
  • Alemtuzumab versus interferon beta 1a for relapsing‐remitting multiple sclerosis
  • Insulin for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes
  • Factors that influence the provision of intrapartum and postnatal care by skilled birth attendants in low‐ and middle‐income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis
Notable protocols are……
  • Sequencing of anthracyclines and taxanes in neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy for early breast cancer
  • Diabetes self‐management education and support delivered by mobile health (m‐health) interventions for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
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