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  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the publication of the new edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions following extensive revision.Designed for authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews, but equally useful for anyone conducting systematic reviews, it describes the methods and best practices in planning, conducting and...
    10 October 2019
  • The Cochrane International Mobility programme (CIM) builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving twelve Cochrane Groups has now been launched as a pilot by Cochrane People Services Department.Successful applicants will complete a placement in a host...
    10 October 2019
  • New online learning is now freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence and how to use it.Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of four, free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with...
    10 October 2019
  • The Cochrane Review Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma has been recently updated.  Below is an interview with our Director and author of the review, Karsten Juhl Jørgensen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important.Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review?We reviewed the...
    9 September 2019
  • The authors of this updated Cochrane Review set out to find if general health checks reduce illness and deaths. General health checks involve multiple tests in a person who does not feel ill. The purpose is to find disease early, prevent disease from developing, or provide reassurance. Health checks are a common element of health care in some...
    8 September 2019
  • Testing Treatments - Better Research for Better HealthcareThe book Testing Treatments is now available in Danish with the Danish title, "Virker din behandling?". Testing Treatments was written to address a fundamental healthcare question: ‘How do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients?’  ...
    26 February 2019
  • In 2017 Cochrane Sweden started the Cochrane International Mobility Programme to promote training periods at Cochrane Centre’s in other countries. Modelled on the European student exchange program, Erasmus, the scheme being trialed is global with opportunities across the Cochrane Network. The original aim was for the scheme to be for...
    25 February 2019
  • New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes. Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the greatest number of fatal falls and over 37 million falls are severe enough to...
    4 February 2019
  • Special Collection updated to include the latest Cochrane EvidenceFalling is a common problem and is an often-overlooked cause of injury in the elderly. Falls increase in frequency with advancing age and increasing frailty. Falls should not be considered an inevitable consequence of ageing. The Cochrane Reviews in this Special Collection focus on...
    4 February 2019
  • ‘Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.’ That is the first sentence of our Strategy to 2020. We want individuals around the world to enjoy ‘Better Health’ because high-quality, relevant, accessible Cochrane evidence is changing decision making and improving health outcomes. Every Cochrane collaborator volunteering their time and...
    4 February 2019

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