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  • In this blog, Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane rapid review with evidence on the effectiveness of travel-related measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.Is anyone else wondering what we did before the pandemic? It’s all taking on a bit of a dream-like quality for me. One of the things many of us did was travel beyond our...
    September 22 2020
  • Selena Ryan-Vig and Sarah Chapman, Cochrane UK’s Knowledge Brokers, highlight some changes we’ve made on the Evidently Cochrane website to make our blog more accessible to all. Evidently Cochrane is our blog for anyone interested in finding and using the best quality evidence to inform decisions about health. Our weekly blogs...
    September 18 2020
  • Today Cochrane publishes an updated special collection of systematic and rapid reviews focused on a range of public health measures to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many countries have adopted combinations of these measures and are faced with the challenge of easing or strengthening each of these measures over the course of...
    September 16 2020
  • Can travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic?What are travel-related control measures?To contain the spread of COVID-19, numerous countries have implemented control measures related to international travel. These include:complete closure of borders (i.e. a total ban on any border crossings);partial travel...
    September 16 2020
  • In this blog for people affected by chronic pain and those who support and work with them, Dr. Amanda C de C Williams discusses the findings of her team’s latest Cochrane Review on psychological therapies.Many people with chronic pain (or persistent pain, a term some prefer) feel misunderstood and offended when their GP or...
    September 16 2020
  • How effective is screening for COVID-19?Why does screening matter?Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify infected people so they can stay away from others and seek appropriate care....
    September 15 2020
  • Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane Rapid Review, published yesterday, with evidence from mathematical modelling studies on the effectiveness of quarantine for controlling the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
    September 14 2020
  • Sarah Chapman highlights Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.While we’ve all been adapting to huge and sudden changes in our lives and healthcare workers have been meeting unprecedented challenges, scientists have scrambled to produce research...
    September 10 2020
  • Answer this survey to help shape Cochrane’s future COVID-19 response.Cochrane’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic so far has been a collaborative effort and drawn on the strengths of our global Community. We are proud of the COVID-19 evidence that Cochrane have published, and we are grateful for the rapid innovation,...
    September 9 2020
  • In this blog for people trying to live a healthier life, Adam Todd a community pharmacist and Robert Walton a general practitioner examine the latest Cochrane evidence on whether community pharmacies can provide effective lifestyle advice.The days of community pharmacists wearing white coats, making up tinctures and potions in the back of the...
    September 4 2020

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