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  • In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, David Crowe shares his experience of living with sleep apnoea and exploring treatment options.We know the importance of sleep, even if we don’t always allow ourselves the luxury of eight hours, but what happens if we have slept eight, nine, ten hours and still feel absolutely...
    November 2 2017
  • Join us in a #cochraneforall tweetchat – another opportunity to tell us what we could do to increase the involvement of patients and carers in next year’s Cochrane conference. The twenty people we met at our recent meetings in Oxford and Edinburgh gave us a wealth of ideas about how to make our 2018 global Cochrane conference accessible and...
    October 31 2017
  • This article for nurses, on venous leg ulcers, is one of a series of evidence reviews written by Sarah Chapman for the British Journal of Community Nursing through 2017. It was published there in September.Venous ulcers are chronic wounds, caused by venous insufficiency and are the most common type of leg ulcer, affecting around 1% of the...
    October 26 2017
  • Cochrane UK are delighted to be hosting Cochrane's next annual health conference: Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.  It will be held at the International Conference Centre in Scotland from 16th to 18th September 2018. The theme of the Colloquium will be: ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions’ One of...
    October 24 2017
  • In a blog for trainee doctors, Faro Ndokera looks at the evidence about the use of videolaryngoscopy as compared to direct laryngoscopy in three patient groups. Learning new things is a challenge.  So many interlinking factors are important: the teacher, the environment, the skill and the knowledge or procedure being learnt.When that...
    October 20 2017
  • Cochrane UK’s Sarah Chapman blogs about evidence and experience in treating adhesive capsulitis, or ‘frozen shoulder’, with the help of another Sarah, a physiotherapist.I have happy memories of races round my grandparents’ garden on the pair of crutches Grandpa used while his knee (the cap blown away on the Western Front) was healing. They were...
    October 17 2017
  • In a blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, Cochrane UK’s Senior Fellow in General Practice, looks at the evidence behind treatments for pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS.‘I threw a knife at my husband because of PMS’‘PMS turned me into a monster’‘I listened to my mouth and thought “What are you saying?”‘Familiar? Well not the knife throwing,...
    September 28 2017
  • Catch up with the conversation we had during a multidisciplinary tweetchat with the We Communities, exploring evidence for everyday – how practitioners find and use it, and how it impacts their practice.At Cochrane UK, we use social media to share evidence, most often from Cochrane reviews, in different formats and at different levels of...
    September 27 2017
  • Professor Martin Burton (Director of Cochrane UK) has been elected as Co-Chair of the Cochrane Board, for an initial term of two years. The Cochrane Governing Board is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of Cochrane’s strategic direction.  It also oversees the work of Cochrane’s Chief Executive Officer...
    September 27 2017
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of its new, online introductory training course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions.As part of the launch of Cochrane’s new online learning programme, Cochrane Interactive Learning, Cochrane authors and other producers of systematic reviews from across the world will be...
    September 26 2017

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