The Cochrane Library: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

DOI: 10.1002/14651858

Reviews/Protocols listed by Cochrane Review Group


  1. Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
  2. Cochrane Airways Group
  3. Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care Group
  4. Cochrane Back and Neck Group
  5. Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adultsReview
      2. Anabolic steroids for rehabilitation after hip fracture in older peopleReview
      3. Anaesthesia for treating distal radial fracture in adultsReview
      4. Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery for proximal femoral and other closed long bone fracturesReview
      5. Antibiotics for preventing infection in open limb fracturesReview
      6. Antibiotics for treating chronic osteomyelitis in adultsReview
      7. Arthroplasties (with and without bone cement) for proximal femoral fractures in adultsReview
      8. Aspiration of the elbow joint for treating radial head fracturesReview
      9. Autologous chondrocyte implantation for full thickness articular cartilage defects of the kneeReview
      10. Biopsychosocial rehabilitation for upper limb repetitive strain injuries in working age adultsReviewWithdrawn
      11. Bioresorbable fixation devices for musculoskeletal injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      12. Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      13. Bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) for fracture healing in adultsReview
      14. Closed reduction methods for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      15. Closed suction surgical wound drainage after orthopaedic surgeryReview
      16. Co-ordinated multidisciplinary approaches for inpatient rehabilitation of older patients with proximal femoral fracturesReviewWithdrawn
      17. Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exerciseReview
      18. Computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging versus bone scintigraphy for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures in patients with negative plain radiographsReviewDiagnostic
      19. Computer-assisted surgery for knee ligament reconstructionReview
      20. Condylocephalic nails versus extramedullary implants for extracapsular hip fracturesReview
      21. Conservative interventions for treating diaphyseal fractures of the forearm bones in childrenReview
      22. Conservative interventions for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      23. Conservative interventions for treating exercise-related musculotendinous, ligamentous and osseous groin painReview
      24. Conservative interventions for treating hyperextension injuries of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the fingersReview
      25. Conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures in adolescents and adultsReview
      26. Conservative management following closed reduction of traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulderReview
      27. Conservative treatment for closed fifth (small finger) metacarpal neck fracturesReview
      28. Conservative versus operative treatment for hip fractures in adultsReview
      29. Different functional treatment strategies for acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      30. Different methods of external fixation for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      31. Double-bundle versus single-bundle reconstruction for anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsReview
      32. Dynamic compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fractures in adultsReview
      33. Early mobilisation for elbow fractures in adultsReview
      34. Electromagnetic field stimulation for treating delayed union or non-union of long bone fractures in adultsReview
      35. Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      36. Exercise for improving balance in older peopleReview
      37. Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the communityReview
      38. Exercise for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries in combination with collateral ligament and meniscal damage of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      39. Exercise for treating isolated anterior cruciate ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      40. Exercise for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeReview
      41. Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      42. External fixation versus conservative treatment for distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      43. Extramedullary fixation implants and external fixators for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      44. Foot orthoses for patellofemoral pain in adultsReview
      45. Gamma and other cephalocondylic intramedullary nails versus extramedullary implants for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      46. Heparin, low molecular weight heparin and physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery for hip fracturesReview
      47. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older peopleReview
      48. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for delayed onset muscle soreness and closed soft tissue injuryReview
      49. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for promoting fracture healing and treating fracture non-unionReview
      50. Immobilisation and functional treatment for acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      51. Injection therapies for Achilles tendinopathyReview
      52. Internal fixation implants for intracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      53. Internal fixation versus arthroplasty for intracapsular proximal femoral fractures in adultsReview
      54. Interventions for improving mobility after hip fracture surgery in adultsReview
      55. Interventions for preventing and treating stress fractures and stress reactions of bone of the lower limbs in young adultsReview
      56. Interventions for preventing ankle ligament injuriesReviewWithdrawn
      57. Interventions for preventing falls in elderly peopleReview
      58. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitalsReview
      59. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the communityReview
      60. Interventions for preventing hamstring injuriesReview
      61. Interventions for preventing lower limb soft-tissue running injuriesReview
      62. Interventions for tears of the rotator cuff in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      63. Interventions for treating acute and chronic Achilles tendinitisReviewWithdrawn
      64. Interventions for treating acute elbow dislocations in adultsReview
      65. Interventions for treating ankle fractures in childrenReview
      66. Interventions for treating calcaneal fracturesReviewWithdrawn
      67. Interventions for treating chronic ankle instabilityReview
      68. Interventions for treating femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescentsReview
      69. Interventions for treating fingertip entrapment injuries in childrenReview
      70. Interventions for treating fractures of the distal femur in adultsReview
      71. Interventions for treating fractures of the patella in adultsReview
      72. Interventions for treating isolated diaphyseal fractures of the ulna in adultsReview
      73. Interventions for treating mallet finger injuriesReview
      74. Interventions for treating osteochondral defects of the talus in adultsReview
      75. Interventions for treating plantar heel painReviewWithdrawn
      76. Interventions for treating posterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee in adultsReview
      77. Interventions for treating proximal humeral fractures in adultsReview
      78. Interventions for treating simple bone cysts in the long bones of childrenReview
      79. Interventions for treating wrist fractures in childrenReviewWithdrawn
      80. Intramedullary nailing for tibial shaft fractures in adultsReview
      81. Intramedullary nails for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      82. Knee orthoses for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeReview
      83. Magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance arthrography and ultrasonography for assessing rotator cuff tears in people with shoulder pain for whom surgery is being consideredReviewDiagnostic
      84. Manipulative interventions for reducing pulled elbow in young childrenReview
      85. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for older people with hip fracturesReview
      86. Nerve blocks for initial pain management of femoral fractures in childrenReview
      87. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for preventing heterotopic bone formation after hip arthroplastyReviewWithdrawn
      88. Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older peopleReview
      89. Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs versus other oral analgesic agents for acute soft tissue injuryReviewComment
      90. Orthotic devices for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      91. Osteotomy, compression and other modifications of surgical techniques for internal fixation of extracapsular hip fracturesReview
      92. Patellar taping for patellofemoral pain syndrome in adultsReview
      93. Patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon autograft for anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsReview
      94. Pedicle screw fixation for traumatic fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spineReview
      95. Percutaneous pinning for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      96. Pharmacological interventions for treating acute heterotopic ossificationReviewWithdrawn
      97. Pharmacotherapy for patellofemoral pain syndromeReview
      98. Physical tests for shoulder impingements and local lesions of bursa, tendon or labrum that may accompany impingementReviewDiagnostic
      99. Physiotherapist-led programmes and interventions for rehabilitation of anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament and meniscal injuries of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      100. Platelet rich therapies for long bone healing in adultsReview
      101. Platelet-rich therapies for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuriesReview
      102. Pre-operative traction for hip fractures in adultsReview
      103. Prescription of prosthetic ankle-foot mechanisms after lower limb amputationReview
      104. Progressive resistance strength training for improving physical function in older adultsReview
      105. Red blood cell transfusion for people undergoing hip fracture surgeryReview
      106. Rehabilitation after surgery for flexor tendon injuries in the handReviewWithdrawn
      107. Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adultsReview
      108. Rehabilitation for distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      109. Rehabilitation for hamstring injuriesReview
      110. Rehabilitation interventions for improving physical and psychosocial functioning after hip fracture in older peopleReview
      111. Replacement arthroplasty versus internal fixation for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      112. Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exerciseReview
      113. Surgical approaches and ancillary techniques for internal fixation of intracapsular proximal femoral fracturesReview
      114. Surgical approaches for cervical spine facet dislocations in adultsReview
      115. Surgical approaches for inserting hemiarthroplasty of the hipReview
      116. Surgical fixation methods for tibial plateau fracturesReview
      117. Surgical interventions for anterior shoulder instability in adultsReview
      118. Surgical interventions for diaphyseal fractures of the radius and ulna in childrenReview
      119. Surgical interventions for treating acute Achilles tendon rupturesReview
      120. Surgical interventions for treating acute fractures or non-union of the middle third of the clavicleReview
      121. Surgical interventions for treating distal humeral fractures in adultsReview
      122. Surgical interventions for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      123. Surgical interventions for treating distal tibial metaphyseal fractures in adultsReview
      124. Surgical interventions for treating fractures of the olecranon in adultsReview
      125. Surgical interventions for treating radial head fractures in adultsReview
      126. Surgical treatment for meniscal injuries of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      127. Surgical versus conservative interventions for anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      128. Surgical versus conservative interventions for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracturesReview
      129. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating acromioclavicular dislocation of the shoulder in adultsReview
      130. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adultsReview
      131. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuriesReviewNew
      132. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating fractures of the middle third of the clavicleReview
      133. Surgical versus conservative management for odontoid fracturesReview
      134. Surgical versus conservative treatment for acute injuries of the lateral ligament complex of the ankle in adultsReview
      135. Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating humeral shaft fractures in adultsReview
      136. Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocationReview
      137. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for acute anterior shoulder dislocationReview
      138. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurological deficitReview
      139. Therapeutic ultrasound for acute ankle sprainsReview
      140. Ultrasound and shockwave therapy for acute fractures in adultsReview
      141. Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older menReview
      142. Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adultsReview
    3. Protocols
      1. Acupuncture and related interventions for treating plantar heel pain in adultsProtocol
      2. Allograft versus autograft for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsProtocol
      3. Antioxidants for preventing and reducing muscle soreness after exerciseProtocol
      4. Bioabsorbable versus metallic interference screws for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionProtocol
      5. Closed reduction methods for acute anterior shoulder dislocationProtocol
      6. Conservative interventions for treating Achilles tendon rupturesProtocol
      7. Conservative interventions for treating scaphoid fractures in adultsProtocol
      8. Exercise-based interventions for conservatively or surgically treated anterior cruciate ligament injuries in adultsProtocolWithdrawn
      9. Exercise, orthoses and splinting for treating Achilles tendinopathyProtocol
      10. Immobilisation versus early ankle movement for treating acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adultsProtocol
      11. Injected corticosteroids for treating plantar heel pain in adultsProtocol
      12. Internal fixation for treating distal radius fractures in adultsProtocol
      13. Internal fixation versus other surgical methods for treating distal radius fractures in adultsProtocol
      14. Interventions for preventing ankle ligament injuriesProtocol
      15. Interventions for preventing falls in older people: an overview of Cochrane ReviewsProtocolOverviewWithdrawn
      16. Interventions for preventing heterotopic bone formation after surgery for acetabular fracturesProtocolWithdrawn
      17. Interventions for treating injuries of the medial ligaments of the kneeProtocol
      18. Interventions for treating supracondylar fractures of the humerus in childrenProtocol
      19. Interventions for treating ulnar collateral ligament injuries of the thumbProtocol
      20. Intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fractures in adultsProtocol
      21. Methods and devices for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionProtocol
      22. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for patellofemoral pain syndromeProtocol
      23. One-incision versus two-incision techniques for arthroscopically-assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in adultsProtocol
      24. Physical interventions for preventing stress fractures of the lower limbsProtocol
      25. Physical tests for diagnosing anterior cruciate ligament ruptureProtocolDiagnostic
      26. Surgical interventions for post-traumatic anterior shoulder instability in adultsProtocol
      27. Surgical interventions for treating humeral shaft fractures in adultsProtocolNew
      28. Surgical interventions for treating tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) fracture dislocationsProtocol
      29. Surgical interventions for type II superior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) lesionsProtocol
      30. Surgical interventions (microfracture, drilling, mosaicplasty and allograft transplantation) for treating isolated cartilage defects of the knee in adultsProtocol
      31. Surgical techniques for autologous bone harvesting from the iliac crest in adultsProtocol
      32. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating meniscal tears of the knee in adultsProtocol
      33. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating tibial shaft fractures in adultsProtocol
      34. Vitamin C for preventing complex regional pain syndrome (type I) after wrist fractures in adultsProtocolWithdrawn
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