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