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  • In the second part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Brian Devlin, Ceri Dare, Genna White and Olivia Fulton, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Coordinator, reflect on making treatment decisions, what they want healthcare...
    June 16 2021
  • In the first part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Brian Devlin, Ceri Dare, Genna White and Olivia Fulton, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Coordinator, reflect on the daily burden of work that comes with living with a long-term...
    June 15 2021
  • In this blog for people with diabetes who are contemplating pregnancy and the healthcare professionals involved in their care, Emma Doble, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes and gave birth for the first time in 2020, reflects on her pregnancy journey. She highlights the importance of technology and shared decision-making, and calls for better...
    June 11 2021
  • In this blog, written for women, health professionals, policy makers and commissioners, Rachel Plachcinski and Ngawai Moss discuss the lack of evidence for planning pregnancy and maternity care for women with two or more long-term health conditions. They explore women’s experiences through their pregnancy journeys: identifying challenges and gaps...
    June 11 2021
  • In this blog for patients and doctors, Dr Mark Horowitz, training psychiatrist and Clinical Research Fellow at University College London, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on how to safely stop antidepressants and explores the implications for patients and doctors having to navigate this area so neglected by medical researchers. Mark...
    June 4 2021
  • Throughout June, we are shining a spotlight on living with long-term conditions #LivingwithLTCs, sharing blogs that include relevant evidence and personal reflections. The series will also include a discussion on Twitter about the impact language can have on people with long-term conditions. More details on how to get involved can be found...
    June 1 2021
  • In this blog for health practitioners and people wanting to quit smoking, Cochrane authors Annika Theodoulou and Dr Jamie Hartmann Boyce look at the latest Cochrane evidence on what types of behavioural support can best help people quit tobacco smoking.Smoking is a leading cause of death and illness but fortunately much of the damage can...
    May 31 2021
  • In this blog for both women with prolapse and healthcare professionals, Myra Robson, a pelvic health physiotherapist, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse and explores its impact on our clinical practice.Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse are one of the most exciting inventions in pelvic health,...
    May 21 2021
  • In this blog for people with normal or high blood pressure (hypertension), Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on walking for lowering blood pressure and explores the role of walking in the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure. (...
    May 14 2021
  • Evidently Cochrane is Cochrane UK’s blog site, which aims to make Cochrane evidence really accessible, and to encourage discussion about it, through blogs which usually feature new or updated Cochrane Reviews on health topics.What do readers get from Evidently Cochrane blogs and how could they be made more useful? To address these questions,...
    April 30 2021

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