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 Group
  4. Cochrane Back Group
  5. Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Anaesthesia for treating distal radial fracture in adultsReview
      2. Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery for proximal femoral and other closed long bone fracturesReview
      3. Antibiotics for preventing infection in open limb fracturesReview
      4. Antibiotics for treating chronic osteomyelitis in adultsReview
      5. Arthroplasties (with and without bone cement) for proximal femoral fractures in adultsReview
      6. Autologous chondrocyte implantation for full thickness articular cartilage defects of the kneeReview
      7. Biopsychosocial rehabilitation for upper limb repetitive strain injuries in working age adultsReviewWithdrawn
      8. Bioresorbable fixation devices for musculoskeletal injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      9. Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      10. Bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) for fracture healing in adultsReview
      11. Closed reduction methods for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      12. Closed suction surgical wound drainage after orthopaedic surgeryReview
      13. Co-ordinated multidisciplinary approaches for inpatient rehabilitation of older patients with proximal femoral fracturesReviewWithdrawn
      14. Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exerciseReview
      15. Computer assisted surgery for knee ligament reconstructionReview
      16. Condylocephalic nails versus extramedullary implants for extracapsular hip fracturesReview
      17. Conservative interventions for treating diaphyseal fractures of the forearm bones in childrenReview
      18. Conservative interventions for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      19. Conservative interventions for treating exercise-related musculotendinous, ligamentous and osseous groin painReview
      20. Conservative interventions for treating hyperextension injuries of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the fingersReview
      21. Conservative interventions for treating middle third clavicle fractures in adolescents and adultsReview
      22. Conservative management following closed reduction of traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulderReview
      23. Conservative treatment for closed fifth (small finger) metacarpal neck fracturesReview
      24. Conservative versus operative treatment for hip fractures in adultsReview
      25. Different functional treatment strategies for acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      26. Different methods of external fixation for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      27. Double-bundle versus single-bundle reconstruction for anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsReview
      28. Dynamic compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fractures in adultsReview
      29. Early mobilisation for elbow fractures in adultsReview
      30. Electromagnetic field stimulation for treating delayed union or non-union of long bone fractures in adultsReview
      31. Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      32. Exercise for improving balance in older peopleReview
      33. Exercise for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuries in combination with collateral ligament and meniscal damage of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      34. Exercise for treating isolated anterior cruciate ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      35. Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndromeReview
      36. External fixation versus conservative treatment for distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      37. Extramedullary fixation implants and external fixators for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      38. Foot orthoses for patellofemoral pain in adultsReview
      39. Gamma and other cephalocondylic intramedullary nails versus extramedullary implants for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      40. Heparin, low molecular weight heparin and physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery for hip fracturesReview
      41. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older peopleReviewNew Search
      42. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for delayed onset muscle soreness and closed soft tissue injuryReview
      43. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for promoting fracture healing and treating fracture non-unionReview
      44. Immobilisation and functional treatment for acute lateral ankle ligament injuries in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      45. Internal fixation implants for intracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      46. Internal fixation versus arthroplasty for intracapsular proximal femoral fractures in adultsReview
      47. Interventions for improving mobility after hip fracture surgery in adultsReview
      48. Interventions for preventing and treating stress fractures and stress reactions of bone of the lower limbs in young adultsReview
      49. Interventions for preventing ankle ligament injuriesReviewWithdrawn
      50. Interventions for preventing falls in elderly peopleReviewWithdrawn
      51. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitalsReview
      52. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the communityReview
      53. Interventions for preventing hamstring injuriesReview
      54. Interventions for preventing lower limb soft-tissue running injuriesReview
      55. Interventions for tears of the rotator cuff in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      56. Interventions for treating acute and chronic Achilles tendinitisReviewWithdrawn
      57. Interventions for treating acute elbow dislocations in adultsReview
      58. Interventions for treating calcaneal fracturesReviewWithdrawn
      59. Interventions for treating chronic ankle instabilityReview
      60. Interventions for treating isolated diaphyseal fractures of the ulna in adultsReview
      61. Interventions for treating mallet finger injuriesReview
      62. Interventions for treating osteochondral defects of the talus in adultsReview
      63. Interventions for treating plantar heel painReviewWithdrawn
      64. Interventions for treating posterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee in adultsReview
      65. Interventions for treating proximal humeral fractures in adultsReview
      66. Interventions for treating wrist fractures in childrenReviewWithdrawn
      67. Intramedullary nailing for tibial shaft fractures in adultsReview
      68. Intramedullary nails for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      69. Magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance arthrography and ultrasonography for assessing rotator cuff tears in people with shoulder pain for whom surgery is being consideredReviewDiagnostic
      70. Manipulative interventions for reducing pulled elbow in young childrenReview
      71. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for older people with hip fracturesReview
      72. Nerve blocks for initial pain management of femoral fractures in childrenReview
      73. Nerve blocks (subcostal, lateral cutaneous, femoral, triple, psoas) for hip fracturesReview
      74. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for preventing heterotopic bone formation after hip arthroplastyReviewWithdrawn
      75. Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older peopleReview
      76. Orthotic devices for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeReviewWithdrawn
      77. Osteotomy, compression and other modifications of surgical techniques for internal fixation of extracapsular hip fracturesReview
      78. Patellar taping for patellofemoral pain syndrome in adultsReview
      79. Patellar tendon versus hamstring tendon autograft for anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsReview
      80. Pedicle screw fixation for traumatic fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spineReview
      81. Percutaneous pinning for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      82. Pharmacological interventions for treating acute heterotopic ossificationReviewWithdrawn
      83. Pharmacotherapy for patellofemoral pain syndromeReview
      84. Physical tests for shoulder impingements and local lesions of bursa, tendon or labrum that may accompany impingementReviewDiagnostic
      85. Physiotherapist-led programmes and interventions for rehabilitation of anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament and meniscal injuries of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      86. Platelet rich therapies for long bone healing in adultsReview
      87. Platelet-rich therapies for musculoskeletal soft tissue injuriesReview
      88. Pre-operative traction for hip fractures in adultsReview
      89. Prescription of prosthetic ankle-foot mechanisms after lower limb amputationReview
      90. Progressive resistance strength training for improving physical function in older adultsReview
      91. Rehabilitation after surgery for flexor tendon injuries in the handReviewWithdrawn
      92. Rehabilitation for ankle fractures in adultsReview
      93. Rehabilitation for distal radial fractures in adultsReview
      94. Rehabilitation for hamstring injuriesReview
      95. Rehabilitation interventions for improving physical and psychosocial functioning after hip fracture in older peopleReview
      96. Replacement arthroplasty versus internal fixation for extracapsular hip fractures in adultsReview
      97. Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exerciseReview
      98. Surgical approaches and ancillary techniques for internal fixation of intracapsular proximal femoral fracturesReview
      99. Surgical approaches for inserting hemiarthroplasty of the hipReview
      100. Surgical interventions for anterior shoulder instability in adultsReview
      101. Surgical interventions for diaphyseal fractures of the radius and ulna in childrenReview
      102. Surgical interventions for treating acute Achilles tendon rupturesReview
      103. Surgical interventions for treating acute fractures or non-union of the middle third of the clavicleReview
      104. Surgical interventions for treating distal humeral fractures in adultsReview
      105. Surgical interventions for treating distal radial fractures in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      106. Surgical interventions for treating radial head fractures in adultsReview
      107. Surgical treatment for meniscal injuries of the knee in adultsReviewWithdrawn
      108. Surgical versus conservative interventions for anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in adultsReview
      109. Surgical versus conservative interventions for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracturesReview
      110. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating acromioclavicular dislocation of the shoulder in adultsReview
      111. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating ankle fractures in adultsReview
      112. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating fractures of the middle third of the clavicleReviewComment
      113. Surgical versus conservative management for odontoid fracturesReview
      114. Surgical versus conservative treatment for acute injuries of the lateral ligament complex of the ankle in adultsReview
      115. Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating humeral shaft fractures in adultsReview
      116. Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocationReview
      117. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for acute anterior shoulder dislocationReview
      118. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment for thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurological deficitReview
      119. Therapeutic ultrasound for acute ankle sprainsReview
      120. Ultrasound and shockwave therapy for acute fractures in adultsReview
      121. Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older menReviewNew Search
    3. Protocols
      1. Acupuncture and related interventions for treating plantar heel pain in adultsProtocol
      2. Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adultsProtocol
      3. Allograft versus autograft for reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligament rupture in adultsProtocol
      4. Anabolic steroids for rehabilitation after hip fracture in older peopleProtocol
      5. Antioxidants for preventing and reducing muscle soreness after exerciseProtocol
      6. Aspiration for treating radial head fracturesProtocol
      7. Bioabsorbable versus metallic interference screws for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionProtocol
      8. Closed reduction methods for acute anterior shoulder dislocationProtocolNew
      9. Computed tomography versus magnetic resonance imaging versus bone scintigraphy for clinically suspected scaphoid fractures in patients with negative plain radiographsProtocolDiagnostic
      10. Conservative interventions for treating Achilles tendon rupturesProtocol
      11. Conservative interventions for treating scaphoid fractures in adultsProtocol
      12. Exercise-based interventions for conservatively or surgically treated anterior cruciate ligament injuries in adultsProtocol
      13. Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the communityProtocol
      14. Exercise for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeProtocol
      15. Exercise, orthoses and splinting for treating Achilles tendinopathyProtocol
      16. Injected corticosteroids for treating plantar heel pain in adultsProtocol
      17. Injection therapies for Achilles tendinopathyProtocol
      18. Interventions for preventing ankle ligament injuriesProtocol
      19. Interventions for preventing falls in older people: an overview of Cochrane ReviewsProtocolOverview
      20. Interventions for preventing heterotopic bone formation after surgery for acetabular fracturesProtocol
      21. Interventions for preventing soft-tissue injuries of the kneeProtocol
      22. Interventions for treating ankle fractures in childrenProtocol
      23. Interventions for treating femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescentsProtocol
      24. Interventions for treating fingertip entrapment injuries in childrenProtocol
      25. Interventions for treating fractures of the distal femur in adultsProtocol
      26. Interventions for treating fractures of the patella in adultsProtocol
      27. Interventions for treating injuries of the medial ligaments of the kneeProtocol
      28. Interventions for treating simple bone cysts in the long bones of childrenProtocol
      29. Interventions for treating supracondylar fractures of the humerus in childrenProtocol
      30. Intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fractures in adultsProtocol
      31. Knee orthoses for treating patellofemoral pain syndromeProtocol
      32. Methods and devices for graft fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionProtocol
      33. One-incision versus two-incision techniques for arthroscopically-assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in adultsProtocol
      34. Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs versus other oral analgesic agents for acute soft tissue injuryProtocol
      35. Physical interventions for preventing stress fractures of the lower limbsProtocol
      36. Red blood cell transfusion for people undergoing hip fracture surgeryProtocol
      37. Surgical approaches for cervical spine facet dislocationsProtocol
      38. Surgical fixation methods for tibial plateau fracturesProtocol
      39. Surgical interventions for treating distal tibial metaphyseal fractures in adultsProtocol
      40. Surgical interventions for treating extra-articular fractures of the second, third, fourth or fifth metacarpals in adultsProtocol
      41. Surgical interventions for treating fractures of the olecranon in adultsProtocol
      42. Surgical interventions (microfracture, drilling, mosaicplasty and allograft transplantation) for treating isolated cartilage defects of the knee in adultsProtocol
      43. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating acute scaphoid fractures in adultsProtocol
      44. Vitamin C for preventing complex regional pain syndrome (type I) after wrist fractures in adultsProtocol
      45. Whole-body cryotherapy (extreme cold air exposure) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise in adultsProtocol
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  7. Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group
  8. Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
  9. Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group
  10. Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group
  11. Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group
  12. Cochrane Depression, Anxiety and Neurosis Group
  13. Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group
  14. Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group
  15. Cochrane Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Group
  16. Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group
  17. Cochrane Epilepsy Group
  18. Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
  19. Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
  20. Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group
  21. Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group
  22. Cochrane Heart Group
  23. Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
  24. Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group
  25. Cochrane Hypertension Group
  26. Cochrane Incontinence Group
  27. Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group
  28. Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Group
  29. Cochrane Injuries Group
  30. Cochrane Lung Cancer Group
  31. Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group
  32. Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group
  33. Cochrane Methodology Review Group
  34. Cochrane Movement Disorders Group
  35. Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the Central Nervous System Group
  36. Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
  37. Cochrane Neonatal Group
  38. Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group
  39. Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Group
  40. Cochrane Oral Health Group
  41. Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group
  42. Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group
  43. Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
  44. Cochrane Prostatic Diseases and Urologic Cancers Group
  45. Cochrane Public Health Group
  46. Cochrane Renal Group
  47. Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
  48. Cochrane Sexually Transmitted Infections Group
  49. Cochrane Skin Group
  50. Cochrane Stroke Group
  51. Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
  52. Cochrane Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases Group
  53. Cochrane Wounds Group

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