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
  6. Cochrane Breast Cancer Group
  7. Cochrane Childhood Cancer Group
  8. Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group
  9. Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group
  10. Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group
  11. Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders Group
  12. Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group
  13. Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group
  14. Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group
  15. Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group
  16. Cochrane ENT Group
  17. Cochrane Epilepsy Group
  18. Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
  19. Cochrane Fertility Regulation Group
  20. Cochrane Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancer Group
  21. Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group
  22. Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group
  23. Cochrane Heart Group
  24. Cochrane Hepato-Biliary Group
  25. Cochrane HIV/AIDS Group
  26. Cochrane Hypertension Group
  27. Cochrane IBD Group
  28. Cochrane Incontinence Group
  29. Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group
  30. Cochrane Injuries Group
  31. Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group
  32. Cochrane Lung Cancer Group
  33. Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group
  34. Cochrane Methodology Review Group
  35. Cochrane Movement Disorders Group
  36. Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the CNS Group
  37. Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
  38. Cochrane Neonatal Group
  39. Cochrane Neuromuscular Group
  40. Cochrane Oral Health Group
  41. Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group
  42. Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
  43. Cochrane Public Health Group
  44. Cochrane Schizophrenia Group
  45. Cochrane Skin Group
  46. Cochrane STI Group
  47. Cochrane Stroke Group
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Acanthopanax for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      2. Acupuncture for acute strokeReview
      3. Acupuncture for dysphagia in acute strokeReview
      4. Acupuncture for stroke rehabilitationReview
      5. Amphetamines for improving recovery after strokeReview
      6. Angioplasty for intracranial artery stenosisReview
      7. Antibiotic therapy for preventing infections in patients with acute strokeReview
      8. Anticoagulants for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      9. Anticoagulants for preventing recurrence following presumed non-cardioembolic ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attackReview
      10. Anticoagulants for preventing stroke in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attackReview
      11. Anticoagulants versus antiplatelet agents for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      12. Anticoagulants versus antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke or transient ischemic attackReview
      13. Anticoagulation for cerebral venous sinus thrombosisReview
      14. Antifibrinolytic therapy for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      15. Antiplatelet therapy for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      16. Antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke and other vascular events after carotid endarterectomyReview
      17. Antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and no previous history of stroke or transient ischemic attacksReview
      18. Antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke or transient ischemic attacksReviewWithdrawn
      19. Antithrombotic drugs for carotid artery dissectionReview
      20. Beta-blockers for preventing stroke recurrenceReview
      21. Buflomedil for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      22. Calcium antagonists for acute ischemic strokeReview
      23. Calcium antagonists for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      24. Caregiver-mediated exercises for improving outcomes after strokeReview
      25. Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosisReview
      26. Carotid endarterectomy for carotid stenosis in patients selected for coronary artery bypass graft surgeryReview
      27. Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosisReview
      28. Cerebrolysin for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      29. Cholesterol-reducing agents for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      30. Chuanxiong-type preparations for acute ischemic strokeReview
      31. Cilostazol versus aspirin for secondary prevention of vascular events after stroke of arterial originReview
      32. Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after strokeReview
      33. Circulatory volume expansion therapy for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      34. Closure versus medical therapy for preventing recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale and a history of cryptogenic stroke or transient ischemic attackReview
      35. Cognitive rehabilitation for attention deficits following strokeReview
      36. Cognitive rehabilitation for executive dysfunction in adults with stroke or other adult non-progressive acquired brain damageReview
      37. Cognitive rehabilitation for memory deficits after strokeReview
      38. Cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect following strokeReview
      39. Colony stimulating factors (including erythropoietin, granulocyte colony stimulating factor and analogues) for strokeReview
      40. Computed tomography angiography or magnetic resonance angiography for detection of intracranial vascular malformations in patients with intracerebral haemorrhageReviewDiagnostic
      41. Constraint-induced movement therapy for upper extremities in people with strokeReview
      42. Continuous versus intermittent physiological monitoring for acute strokeReview
      43. Cooling therapy for acute strokeReview
      44. Corticosteroids for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      45. Corticosteroids for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage and primary intracerebral haemorrhageReview
      46. Dan Shen agents for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      47. Dengzhanhua preparations for acute cerebral infarctionReview
      48. Dipyridamole for preventing stroke and other vascular events in patients with vascular diseaseReview
      49. Direct thrombin inhibitors versus vitamin K antagonists for preventing cerebral or systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillationReview
      50. Early versus delayed mobilisation for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      51. Edaravone for acute intracerebral haemorrhageReview
      52. Edaravone for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      53. Electrical stimulation for preventing and treating post-stroke shoulder painReview
      54. Electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving activities of daily living, arm function, and arm muscle strength after strokeReview
      55. Electromechanical-assisted training for walking after strokeReview
      56. Electrostimulation for promoting recovery of movement or functional ability after strokeReview
      57. EMG biofeedback for the recovery of motor function after strokeReview
      58. Endothelin receptor antagonists for subarachnoid hemorrhageReview
      59. Endovascular coiling versus neurosurgical clipping for patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      60. Eversion versus conventional carotid endarterectomy for preventing strokeReview
      61. Excitatory amino acid antagonists for acute strokeReview
      62. External counterpulsation for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      63. Extracranial-intracranial arterial bypass surgery for occlusive carotid artery diseaseReview
      64. Factor Xa inhibitors versus vitamin K antagonists for preventing cerebral or systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillationReview
      65. Fibrinogen depleting agents for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      66. Fibrinolytic therapy for intraventricular hemorrhage in adultsReview
      67. Force platform feedback for standing balance training after strokeReview
      68. Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor agonists for acute strokeReview
      69. Gangliosides for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      70. Ginkgo biloba for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      71. Glycerol for acute strokeReview
      72. Glycoprotein IIb-IIIa inhibitors for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      73. Haemodilution for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      74. Haemostatic drug therapies for acute spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhageReview
      75. Hands-on therapy interventions for upper limb motor dysfunction following strokeReview
      76. Home-based therapy programmes for upper limb functional recovery following strokeReview
      77. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      78. Immediate versus delayed treatment for recently symptomatic carotid artery stenosisReview
      79. In-hospital care pathways for strokeReview
      80. Information provision for stroke patients and their caregiversReview
      81. Inspiratory muscle training for the recovery of function after strokeReview
      82. Insulin for glycaemic control in acute ischaemic strokeReview
      83. Interventions for age-related visual problems in patients with strokeReview
      84. Interventions for apraxia of speech following strokeReview
      85. Interventions for deliberately altering blood pressure in acute strokeReview
      86. Interventions for disorders of eye movement in patients with strokeReview
      87. Interventions for dysarthria due to stroke and other adult-acquired, non-progressive brain injuryReview
      88. Interventions for dysphagia and nutritional support in acute and subacute strokeReview
      89. Interventions for improving community ambulation in individuals with strokeReview
      90. Interventions for improving modifiable risk factor control in the secondary prevention of strokeReview
      91. Interventions for improving sit-to-stand ability following strokeReview
      92. Interventions for improving upper limb function after strokeReviewOverview
      93. Interventions for motor apraxia following strokeReview
      94. Interventions for post-stroke fatigueReview
      95. Interventions for preventing depression after strokeReview
      96. Interventions for preventing falls in people after strokeReview
      97. Interventions for sensory impairment in the upper limb after strokeReview
      98. Interventions for treating anxiety after strokeReview
      99. Interventions for treating brain arteriovenous malformations in adultsReview
      100. Interventions for treating depression after strokeReview
      101. Interventions for visual field defects in patients with strokeReview
      102. Interventions in the management of serum lipids for preventing stroke recurrenceReview
      103. Intraoperative mild hypothermia for postoperative neurological deficits in people with intracranial aneurysmReview
      104. Iron chelators for acute strokeReview
      105. Local versus general anaesthesia for carotid endarterectomyReview
      106. Low-molecular-weight heparins or heparinoids versus standard unfractionated heparin for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      107. Lubeluzole for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      108. Magnetic resonance imaging versus computed tomography for detection of acute vascular lesions in patients presenting with stroke symptomsReviewDiagnostic
      109. Mailuoning for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      110. Mannitol for acute strokeReview
      111. Mental practice for treating upper extremity deficits in individuals with hemiparesis after strokeReview
      112. Mirror therapy for improving motor function after strokeReview
      113. Motivational interviewing for improving recovery after strokeReview
      114. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation following botulinum toxin and other focal intramuscular treatment for post-stroke spasticityReview
      115. Music interventions for acquired brain injuryReview
      116. Naftidrofuryl for acute strokeReview
      117. Nitric oxide donors (nitrates), L-arginine, or nitric oxide synthase inhibitors for acute strokeReview
      118. Non-pharmacological interventions for caregivers of stroke survivorsReview
      119. Non-pharmacological interventions for perceptual disorders following stroke and other adult-acquired, non-progressive brain injuryReview
      120. Non-pharmacological interventions for preventing secondary vascular events after stroke or transient ischemic attackReview
      121. Occupational therapy for care home residents with strokeReview
      122. Occupational therapy for cognitive impairment in stroke patientsReview
      123. Occupational therapy for patients with problems in activities of daily living after strokeReview
      124. Oral anticoagulants for preventing stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and no previous history of stroke or transient ischemic attacksReview
      125. Oral anticoagulants versus antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and no history of stroke or transient ischemic attacksReview
      126. Oral antiplatelet therapy for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      127. Organised inpatient (stroke unit) care for strokeReview
      128. Orthotic devices after stroke and other non-progressive brain lesionsReviewWithdrawn
      129. Overground physical therapy gait training for chronic stroke patients with mobility deficitsReview
      130. Parenteral fluid regimens for improving functional outcome in people with acute strokeReview
      131. Patch angioplasty versus primary closure for carotid endarterectomyReview
      132. Patches of different types for carotid patch angioplastyReview
      133. Pentoxifylline, propentofylline and pentifylline for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      134. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting for vertebral artery stenosisReview
      135. Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty and stenting for carotid artery stenosisReview
      136. Percutaneous vascular interventions for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      137. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonists for preventing recurrent stroke and other vascular events in patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attackReview
      138. Pharmaceutical interventions for emotionalism after strokeReview
      139. Pharmacological interventions for unilateral spatial neglect after strokeReview
      140. Pharmacological interventions other than botulinum toxin for spasticity after strokeReview
      141. Pharmacological treatment for aphasia following strokeReview
      142. Physical fitness training for stroke patientsReview
      143. Physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis in strokeReview
      144. Physical rehabilitation approaches for the recovery of function and mobility following strokeReview
      145. Physical rehabilitation for older people in long-term careReview
      146. Piracetam for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      147. Prostacyclin and analogues for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      148. Puerarin for ischaemic strokeReview
      149. Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after strokeReview
      150. Repetitive task training for improving functional ability after strokeReview
      151. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for improving function after strokeReview
      152. Routine or selective carotid artery shunting for carotid endarterectomy (and different methods of monitoring in selective shunting)Review
      153. Sanchi for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      154. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for stroke recoveryReview
      155. Self management programmes for quality of life in people with strokeReview
      156. Services for helping acute stroke patients avoid hospital admissionReview
      157. Services for reducing duration of hospital care for acute stroke patientsReview
      158. Simultaneous bilateral training for improving arm function after strokeReview
      159. Sonothrombolysis for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      160. Speech and language therapy for aphasia following strokeReview
      161. Staff-led interventions for improving oral hygiene in patients following strokeReview
      162. Statins for acute ischemic strokeReview
      163. Stem cell transplantation for ischemic strokeReview
      164. Stroke liaison workers for stroke patients and carers: an individual patient data meta-analysisReview
      165. Supportive devices for preventing and treating subluxation of the shoulder after strokeReview
      166. Surgery for primary supratentorial intracerebral haemorrhageReview
      167. Surgical decompression for cerebral oedema in acute ischaemic strokeReview
      168. Telerehabilitation services for strokeReview
      169. Theophylline, aminophylline, caffeine and analogues for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      170. Therapy-based rehabilitation services for patients living at home more than one year after strokeReview
      171. Therapy-based rehabilitation services for stroke patients at homeReview
      172. Thienopyridine derivatives versus aspirin for preventing stroke and other serious vascular events in high vascular risk patientsReview
      173. Thrombolysis (different doses, routes of administration and agents) for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      174. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      175. Thrombolysis for cerebral vein and dural sinus thrombosisReview
      176. Timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      177. Tirilazad for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      178. Tirilazad for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageReview
      179. Tongxinluo capsule for acute strokeReview
      180. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving activities of daily living, and physical and cognitive functioning, in people after strokeReview
      181. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving aphasia in patients with aphasia after strokeReview
      182. Treadmill training and body weight support for walking after strokeReview
      183. Triflusal for preventing serious vascular events in people at high riskReview
      184. Vasoactive drugs for acute strokeReview
      185. Very early versus delayed mobilisation after strokeReview
      186. Vinpocetine for acute ischaemic strokeReview
      187. Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitationReview
      188. Vitamin K antagonists versus antiplatelet therapy after transient ischaemic attack or minor ischaemic stroke of presumed arterial originReview
      189. Water-based exercises for improving activities of daily living after strokeReview
    3. Protocols
      1. Action observation for upper limb rehabilitation after strokeProtocol
      2. Activity monitors for increasing physical activity in adult stroke survivorsProtocolNew
      3. Acupuncture for post-stroke upper limb painProtocolWithdrawn
      4. Additional exercise therapy for the recovery of function after strokeProtocol
      5. Advanced management services for transient ischaemic attacks and minor strokeProtocol
      6. Ankle foot orthosis for walking in stroke rehabilitationProtocol
      7. Antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents for secondary prevention of stroke and other thromboembolic events in people with antiphospholipid syndromeProtocol
      8. Antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in people with atrial fibrillationProtocol
      9. Antithrombotic treatment after intracerebral haemorrhageProtocol
      10. Arm basis training and arm ability training: two impairment-oriented exercise training techniques for improving arm function after strokeProtocol
      11. Assistive technology, including orthotic devices, for the management of contractures in adult stroke patientsProtocol
      12. Blood-pressure-lowering treatment for preventing recurrent stroke, major vascular events, and dementia in patients with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attacksProtocol
      13. Choline precursors for acute and subacute ischemic and hemorrhagic strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      14. Cortical and deep brain stimulation for functional recovery and reducing complications after strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      15. Doppler ultrasound, CT angiography, MR angiography, and contrast-enhanced MR angiography versus intra-arterial angiography for moderate and severe carotid stenosis in symptomatic patientsProtocolDiagnosticWithdrawn
      16. Dual task training for improving balance and gait in people with strokeProtocol
      17. Environmental enrichment for stroke and other non-progressive brain injuryProtocol
      18. Interventions for sexual dysfunction following strokeProtocol
      19. Intravascular low-level helium-neon laser irradiation on blood for acute ischemic strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      20. Left atrial appendage closure versus oral anticoagulation for preventing stroke in people with atrial fibrillationProtocol
      21. Lumbar drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhageProtocolWithdrawn
      22. Massage therapy for improving functional activity after strokeProtocol
      23. Moxibustion for stroke rehabilitationProtocol
      24. Multiple versus one or more antiplatelet agents for preventing early recurrence after ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attackProtocol
      25. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure for sleep-disordered breathing after strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      26. Neuroaid for improving recovery after ischaemic strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      27. Non-invasive imaging to detect vertebral artery stenosisProtocolDiagnostic
      28. Oral anticoagulants versus antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke and systemic embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillationProtocol
      29. Percutaneous vascular interventions versus intravenous thrombolytic treatment for acute ischaemic strokeProtocol
      30. Physical treatment interventions for managing spasticity after strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      31. Prehospital stroke scales as screening tools for early identification of stroke and transient ischemic attackProtocolDiagnostic
      32. Recanalisation therapies for wake-up strokeProtocol
      33. Remote ischaemic conditioning for preventing and treating ischaemic strokeProtocolNew
      34. Repetitive peripheral magnetic stimulation for activities of daily living and functional ability in people after strokeProtocol
      35. Routine oxygen supplementation for acute strokeProtocol
      36. Tai Chi for improving recovery after strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      37. Telemedicine for acute ischaemic strokeProtocol
      38. Transcranial Doppler sonography for detecting stenosis or occlusion of intracranial arteries in people with acute ischaemic strokeProtocolDiagnostic
      39. Transcranial laser therapy for acute ischemic strokeProtocol
      40. Vitamin D supplementation for preventing recurrent stroke and vascular events in patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attackProtocolWithdrawn
      41. Vitamin E supplementation for preventing recurrent stroke and other vascular events in patients with stroke or transient ischaemic attackProtocolWithdrawn
      42. Whole-body vibration for improving function after strokeProtocolWithdrawn
      43. Yoga for stroke rehabilitationProtocol
  48. Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group
  49. Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group
  50. Cochrane Urology Group
  51. Cochrane Vascular Group
  52. Cochrane Work Group
  53. Cochrane Wounds Group

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