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  • The latest evidence and resources for allied health professionals and clinical support staff. You can either scroll through this page, or click on the topics below to jump straight to a particular section.COVID-19Analgesic drugs for acute soft tissue injuryAsthmaHealthcare worker safety and wellbeingMyocardial infarctionOrganisation and delivery...
    October 8 2020
  • The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff. You can either scroll through this page, or click on the topics below to jump straight to a particular section.COVID-19 Antenatal careLabour and birthCurrent opportunitiesComing up…COVID-19Cochrane is producing reviews and resources for the COVID-19 pandemic. We...
    October 8 2020
  • Cochrane UK’s Knowledge Brokers Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig introduce three refreshed evidence series for health professionals and clinical support staff working in maternity care, nursing and allied health, and tell you what you can look forward to.Five years on from the launch of our three series on midwifery, nursing and allied health...
    October 8 2020
  • In this blog, Caroline Whiting reflects on the milestone of 100 completed Priority Setting Partnerships and the importance of this work with patients, carers and clinicians for making research relevant and useful.The James Lind Alliance (or JLA) brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to...
    October 2 2020
  • In this blog, Elaine Finucane who works with iHealthFacts – an online resource where the public can check the reliability of a health claim circulated by social media – explains why anecdotes are unreliable evidence. This is the fifth blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health...
    September 25 2020
  • 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

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