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
  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
    1. About this group
    2. Reviews
      1. Alginate dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcersReview
      2. Alginate dressings for treating pressure ulcersReview
      3. Alginate dressings for venous leg ulcersReview
      4. Aloe vera for treating acute and chronic woundsReview
      5. Anabolic steroids for treating pressure ulcersReviewNew
      6. Antibiotic prophylaxis for mammalian bitesReview
      7. Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing burn wound infectionReview
      8. Antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing infectious complications in orthognathic surgeryReview
      9. Antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) related complications in surgical patientsReview
      10. Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in non surgical woundsReview
      11. Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in surgical woundsReview
      12. Antibiotics and antiseptics for pressure ulcersReview
      13. Antibiotics and antiseptics for surgical wounds healing by secondary intentionReview
      14. Antibiotics and antiseptics for venous leg ulcersReview
      15. Antimicrobial drugs for treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonizationReview
      16. Autologous platelet-rich plasma for treating chronic woundsReview
      17. Bed rest for pressure ulcer healing in wheelchair usersReview
      18. Chinese herbal medicines for treating skin and soft-tissue infectionsReview
      19. Complex interventions for preventing diabetic foot ulcerationReview
      20. Compression for preventing recurrence of venous ulcersReview
      21. Compression for venous leg ulcersReview
      22. Continuous versus interrupted skin sutures for non-obstetric surgeryReview
      23. Cyanoacrylate microbial sealants for skin preparation prior to surgeryReview
      24. Debridement for surgical woundsReview
      25. Debridement for venous leg ulcersReview
      26. Debridement of diabetic foot ulcersReview
      27. Devices and dressings to secure peripheral venous catheters to prevent complicationsReview
      28. Disposable surgical face masks for preventing surgical wound infection in clean surgeryReview
      29. Double gloving to reduce surgical cross-infectionReview
      30. Dressings and securement devices for central venous catheters (CVC)Review
      31. Dressings and topical agents for preventing pressure ulcersReview
      32. Dressings and topical agents for surgical wounds healing by secondary intentionReview
      33. Dressings and topical agents for treating pressure ulcersReviewNew
      34. Dressings for healing venous leg ulcersReview
      35. Dressings for superficial and partial thickness burnsReview
      36. Dressings for the prevention of surgical site infectionReview
      37. Dressings for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes: an overview of systematic reviewsReviewOverview
      38. Early versus delayed dressing removal after primary closure of clean and clean-contaminated surgical woundsReview
      39. Early versus delayed post-operative bathing or showering to prevent wound complicationsReview
      40. Electromagnetic therapy for treating pressure ulcersReview
      41. Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      42. Endovenous thermal ablation for healing venous ulcers and preventing recurrenceReview
      43. Fibrin glue for pilonidal sinus diseaseReview
      44. Flavonoids for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      45. Foam dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcersReview
      46. Foam dressings for venous leg ulcersReview
      47. Frequency of dressing changes for central venous access devices on catheter-related infectionsReview
      48. Gauze and tape and transparent polyurethane dressings for central venous cathetersReviewWithdrawn
      49. Gloves, gowns and masks for reducing the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the hospital settingReview
      50. Granulocyte-colony stimulating factors as adjunctive therapy for diabetic foot infectionsReview
      51. Growth factors for treating diabetic foot ulcersReview
      52. Healing by primary versus secondary intention after surgical treatment for pilonidal sinusReview
      53. Honey as a topical treatment for woundsReview
      54. Hydrocolloid dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcersReview
      55. Hydrogel dressings for healing diabetic foot ulcersReview
      56. Hydrogel dressings for treating pressure ulcersReview
      57. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic woundsReview
      58. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating acute surgical and traumatic woundsReview
      59. Infection control strategies for preventing the transmission of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in nursing homes for older peopleReview
      60. Intensive versus conventional glycaemic control for treating diabetic foot ulcersReview
      61. Intermittent pneumatic compression for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      62. Internal dressings for healing perianal abscess cavitiesReview
      63. Interventions for helping people adhere to compression treatments for venous leg ulcerationReview
      64. Interventions for treating gas gangreneReview
      65. Interventions for treating phosphorus burnsReview
      66. Laser therapy for venous leg ulcersReviewWithdrawn
      67. Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infectionsReview
      68. Massage therapy for preventing pressure ulcersReview
      69. Mupirocin ointment for preventing Staphylococcus aureus infections in nasal carriersReview
      70. Nasal decontamination for the prevention of surgical site infection in Staphylococcus aureus carriersReviewNew
      71. Negative pressure wound therapy for partial-thickness burnsReview
      72. Negative pressure wound therapy for skin grafts and surgical wounds healing by primary intentionReview
      73. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating foot wounds in people with diabetes mellitusReview
      74. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating leg ulcersReview
      75. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating pressure ulcersReview
      76. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating surgical wounds healing by secondary intentionReview
      77. Nutritional interventions for preventing and treating pressure ulcersReview
      78. Oral aspirin for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      79. Oral zinc for arterial and venous leg ulcersReview
      80. Ozone therapy for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetesReview
      81. Patient education for preventing diabetic foot ulcerationReview
      82. Pentoxifylline for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      83. Peri-operative glycaemic control regimens for preventing surgical site infections in adultsReview
      84. Perioperative corticosteroids for preventing complications following facial plastic surgeryReview
      85. Peritoneal closure versus no peritoneal closure for patients undergoing non-obstetric abdominal operationsReview
      86. Phototherapy for treating pressure ulcersReview
      87. Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pinsReview
      88. Preoperative bathing or showering with skin antiseptics to prevent surgical site infectionReview
      89. Preoperative fasting for adults to prevent perioperative complicationsReview
      90. Preoperative fasting for preventing perioperative complications in childrenReview
      91. Preoperative hair removal to reduce surgical site infectionReview
      92. Preoperative skin antiseptics for preventing surgical wound infections after clean surgeryReview
      93. Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcersReview
      94. Pressure-relieving interventions for treating diabetic foot ulcersReview
      95. Primary closure versus delayed closure for non bite traumatic wounds within 24 hours post injuryReview
      96. Prophylactic antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection after breast cancer surgeryReview
      97. Protease-modulating matrix treatments for healing venous leg ulcersReview
      98. Recombinant human growth hormone for treating burns and donor sitesReview
      99. Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcersReview
      100. Removal of nail polish and finger rings to prevent surgical infectionReview
      101. Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention in adultsReview
      102. Repositioning for treating pressure ulcersReview
      103. Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcersReview
      104. Scalpel versus electrosurgery for major abdominal incisionsReviewNew Search
      105. Silicone gel sheeting for preventing and treating hypertrophic and keloid scarsReview
      106. Silver based wound dressings and topical agents for treating diabetic foot ulcersReview
      107. Skin antisepsis for reducing central venous catheter-related infectionsReview
      108. Skin grafting and tissue replacement for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetesReview
      109. Skin grafting for venous leg ulcersReview
      110. Skin preparation with alcohol versus alcohol followed by any antiseptic for preventing bacteraemia or contamination of blood for transfusionReview
      111. Staples versus sutures for closing leg wounds after vein graft harvesting for coronary artery bypass surgery.Review
      112. Subcutaneous closure versus no subcutaneous closure after non-caesarean surgical proceduresReview
      113. Sulodexide for treating venous leg ulcersReview
      114. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer preventionReview
      115. Support surfaces for treating pressure ulcersReview
      116. Surgical hand antisepsis to reduce surgical site infectionReview
      117. Systemic antibiotics for treating diabetic foot infectionsReview
      118. Systemic antimicrobial prophylaxis for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomyReview
      119. A 'test and treat' strategy for elevated wound protease activity for healing in venous leg ulcersReview
      120. Therapeutic touch for healing acute woundsReviewWithdrawn
      121. Therapeutic ultrasound for pressure ulcersReview
      122. Therapeutic ultrasound for venous leg ulcersReview
      123. Tissue adhesives for closure of surgical incisionsReview
      124. Tissue adhesives for traumatic lacerations in children and adultsReview
      125. Topical agents and dressings for fungating woundsReview
      126. Topical agents or dressings for pain in venous leg ulcersReview
      127. Topical antibiotics for preventing surgical site infection in wounds healing by primary intentionReview
      128. Topical antimicrobial agents for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetesReviewNew
      129. Topical negative pressure for treating chronic woundsReviewWithdrawn
      130. Topical phenytoin for treating pressure ulcersReview
      131. Topical silver for preventing wound infectionReview
      132. Topical silver for treating infected woundsReview
      133. Topical treatment for facial burnsReview
      134. Use of plastic adhesive drapes during surgery for preventing surgical site infectionReview
      135. Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanusReview
      136. Water for wound cleansingReview
      137. Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcersReview
      138. Wound cleansing for pressure ulcersReview
      139. Wound drainage after plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breastReview
      140. Wound drainage following groin dissection for malignant disease in adultsReview
      141. Wound drainage for caesarean sectionReview
      142. Wound drainage for lower limb arterial surgeryReview
      143. Wound drains after incisional hernia repairReview
      144. Wound drains following thyroid surgeryReview
    3. Protocols
      1. ​Patient and lay carer education for preventing pressure ulceration in at-risk populationsProtocol
      2. ​Primary closure versus delayed or no closure for traumatic wounds due to mammalian biteProtocol
      3. Antibiotic-coated sutures versus non-antibiotic-coated sutures for the prevention of abdominal surgical wound infectionProtocolWithdrawn
      4. Antibiotics and antiseptics for preventing infection in people receiving primary total joint prosthesesProtocolWithdrawn
      5. Antibiotics for bacteraemia due to Staphylococcus aureusProtocol
      6. Antibiotics for preventing infection in people receiving chest drainsProtocol
      7. Antibiotics for treating infected burn woundsProtocol
      8. Antiseptics for burnsProtocol
      9. Autologous platelet-rich plasma for treating surgical woundsProtocol
      10. Autolytic debridement for pressure ulcersProtocol
      11. Chinese herbal medicines for treating diabetic foot ulcersProtocolWithdrawn
      12. Chlorhexidine bathing of the critically ill for the prevention of hospital-acquired infectionProtocol
      13. Decontamination of environmental surfaces in hospitals to reduce hospital acquired infectionsProtocol
      14. Dressings and topical agents containing hyaluronic acid for chronic wound healingProtocol
      15. Dressings and topical agents for treating venous leg ulcersProtocol
      16. Early excision and grafting for burnsProtocol
      17. Education of health professionals for preventing diabetic foot ulcerationProtocolWithdrawn
      18. Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcersProtocol
      19. Electrical stimulation for treating pressure ulcersProtocol
      20. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy for the healing and management of venous leg ulcersProtocol
      21. Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcersProtocol
      22. Gentamicin-impregnated collagen implants for the reduction of surgical site infectionsProtocol
      23. Heparin and related substances for treating diabetic foot ulcersProtocol
      24. Hydrocolloid dressings for donor sites of split thickness skin graftsProtocol
      25. Hydrocolloid dressings for healing venous leg ulcersProtocol
      26. Hydrocolloid dressings for treating pressure ulcersProtocol
      27. Hydrogel dressings for venous leg ulcersProtocol
      28. Intra-operative interventions for preventing surgical site infection: an overview of Cochrane reviewsProtocolOverviewNew
      29. Intracavity lavage and wound irrigation for prevention of surgical site infectionProtocol
      30. Intraoperative fluid irrigation for traumatic woundsProtocol
      31. Laser therapy for treating hypertrophic and keloid scarsProtocol
      32. Local warming therapy for treating chronic woundsProtocol
      33. Negative pressure wound therapy for managing the open abdomen after midline laparotomyProtocolWithdrawn
      34. Negative pressure wound therapy for traumatic woundsProtocol
      35. Oral nutritional supplements for treating venous leg ulcersProtocol
      36. Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcersProtocol
      37. Patient education for preventing venous leg ulcerationProtocol
      38. Perioperative warming therapy for preventing surgical site infection in adults undergoing surgeryProtocolWithdrawn
      39. Phototherapy for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetesProtocol
      40. Pressure garment therapy for preventing hypertrophic and keloid scarring after a major burn injuryProtocolWithdrawn
      41. Pressure-relieving devices for preventing heel pressure ulcersProtocolWithdrawn
      42. Protease modulating dressings for treating diabetic foot ulcersProtocolWithdrawn
      43. Radiotherapy and corticosteroids for preventing and treating keloid scarsProtocolWithdrawn
      44. Rigid dressings versus soft dressings for transtibial amputationsProtocol
      45. Staples versus sutures for surgical wound closure in adultsProtocol
      46. Sternal fixation techniques following sternotomy for preventing sternal wound complicationsProtocolWithdrawn
      47. Subcuticular sutures for skin closure in non-obstetric surgeryProtocol
      48. Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery (SEPS) for treating and preventing recurrence of venous leg ulcersProtocol
      49. Systemic antibiotics for treating malignant woundsProtocol
      50. Systemic nutritional interventions for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetesProtocol
      51. Wound cleansing for treating venous leg ulcersProtocol
      52. Wound-edge protection devices for preventing surgical site infection in abdominal surgeryProtocolWithdrawn

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