Choosing health care wisely when resources are scarce
In this blog Selena Ryan-Vig, Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK, describes the first in a new series of Cochrane Special Collections which brings together examples of treatments and health care which – despite being costly and time-consuming – research suggests could be unhelpful to patients, or even harmful.
Cervical screening, colposcopy, and cervical cancer: an overview
In this blog for junior doctors, Dr Sarah Louise Smyth and Mr Hooman Soleymani majd, Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Consultant in Gynaecological Oncology and BSCCP Accredited Colposcopists, discuss aspects of cervical screening, colposcopy and cervical cancer.
Cancellation of Cochrane Colloquium - Toronto 2022
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Tube feeding for people with severe dementia: making decisions
In this blog, Charlotte Squires, a trainee doctor in older adult care, reflects on issues with eating for people with severe dementia and options for supporting them, including new evidence on tube feeding. Sarah Chapman and friend Sue share experience from supporting their mums with dementia.
Preventing stillbirth: What’s the latest evidence?
In this blog for maternity care providers and families, Dr Aleena Wojcieszek, clinical epidemiologist, science communicator, and honorary research fellow at the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE), and Ms Susannah Hopkins Leisher, mom to stillborn son Wilder Daniel (13 July 1999), PhD student in epidemiology at Columbia University, and chair of the International Stillbirth Alliance, look at an overview of Cochrane evidence on antenatal interventions to p
Cochrane UK & Cochrane Ireland Symposium 2022: have your say
Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are planning the next annual symposium, due to take place in April 2022. Help us shape the event by completing a short survey. We are exploring the possibility of offering people the opportunity to either:
'An Introduction to Evidence-Based Health Care’: free webinar for pupils interested in studying healthcare-related subjects at university
Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland are hosting a free 90-minute webinar for secondary school pupils aged 16-18 years hoping to study healthcare-related subjects at university.
Predicting depression relapse: possible & useful?
In this blog for clinicians, researchers, people with depression and those supporting them, Andrew Moriarty (Academic GP), Nick Meader (Researcher), Emma Williams (Expert by experience) and Carolyn Chew-Graham (Professor of General Practice Research) look at the latest Cochrane evidence on predicting relapse of depression.