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  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently Cochrane.In the first of two blogs on care of the mechanically ventilated neonate, paediatrician and Cochrane Fellow Rufaro Ndokera looks at Cochrane evidence on optimal positioning and neonatal nurse Stephanie Wiseman gives her reflections from practice.For the new and...
    February 17 2017
  • This blog was originally published on Cochrane Community.Sarah Chapman is a knowledge broker at Cochrane UK. She writes and edits their weekly blog, Evidently Cochrane, and helps to shares Cochrane evidence across social media platforms.Jack Leahy manages Cochrane UK's digital presence, monitors impact, and helps develop new ways of...
    February 16 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently Cochrane.In this blog for non-medical readers, retired GP Dr Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice with Cochrane UK, looks at new Cochrane evidence on reducing unnecessary antibiotic prescribing by hospital doctors.Antibiotics are widely used to treat infections...
    February 13 2017
  • Each year, Cochrane UK organize an annual symposium for all of their networks, including UK- and Ireland-based Cochrane contributors, researchers, health professionals, students, charities, patient advocates, and other interested groups.The 2017 symposium will take place at Keble College, Oxford on the 14th and 15th March 2017. The theme...
    February 9 2017
  • Each year, we organize an annual symposium for all of our networks, including UK- and Ireland-based Cochrane contributors, researchers, health professionals, students, charities, patient advocates, and other interested groups.The 2017 symposium will take place at Keble College, Oxford on the 14th and 15th March 2017. The theme is ‘...
    February 8 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently CochraneIn this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, Jack Leahy, Cochrane UK’s Communications and Engagement Officer, writes about his own experience of practising yoga and the latest Cochrane evidence on yoga for people with chronic non-specific low back...
    February 6 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Students 4 Best EvidenceAs humans we cannot escape bias. We use our previous experiences and reasoning to make sense of the world as best we can. But we’re not perfect. One of the flaws in our reasoning is confirmation bias – the influence of preconceived ideas on our reasoning. Simply put,...
    February 6 2017
  • Dear Cochrane Members,We write to you to express our concern regarding United States President Trump’s immigration and travel ban. As of 5 February, that ban has been suspended. Regardless, Cochrane is committed to a culture in which every individual is treated fairly and with respect. This ban violates two principles that we hold dear:...
    February 6 2017
  • Using Blogshots for knowledge translation – what works and how to do itBlogshots and knowledge translation (KT): where have they have come from and how have we developed them? What do we put into them? What are the challenges? What benefits do they bring? How to make them, share them and measure their impact. Join Sarah Chapman (Knowledge...
    January 20 2017
  • The following new funding opportunities are available:Public Health Research Programme17/01 Interventions to prevent/address abusive relationships in children and young people17/02 Health and wellbeing for older employees in the workplace17/03 Better oral health17/04 Public mental healthDH Policy Research Programme1 - Effect of...
    January 20 2017

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