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