The Cochrane Library: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

DOI: 10.1002/14651858

New Systematic Reviews


  1. 11C-PIB-PET for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease dementia and other dementias in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)ReviewDiagnosticNew
  2. Acupuncture and related interventions for the treatment of symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndromeProtocolNew
  3. Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adultsReviewNew
  4. Air versus saline in the loss of resistance technique for identification of the epidural spaceReviewNew
  5. Alemtuzumab for multiple sclerosisProtocolNew
  6. Aloe vera for prevention and treatment of infusion phlebitisReviewNew
  7. Alternating current cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) for depressionReviewNew
  8. Aminoadamantanes versus other antiviral drugs for chronic hepatitis CReviewNew
  9. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers for preserving residual kidney function in peritoneal dialysis patientsReviewNew
  10. Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for choroidal neovascularisation in people with pathologic myopiaProtocolNew
  11. Antibiotics for gonorrhoea in pregnancyProtocolNew
  12. Antibody induction versus placebo, no induction, or another type of antibody induction for liver transplant recipientsReviewNew
  13. Antibody therapies for lymphoma in childrenProtocolNew
  14. Anticholinergics versus placebo for neuroleptic-induced parkinsonismProtocolNew
  15. Anticoagulation therapy versus placebo for pulmonary hypertensionReviewNew
  16. Anticonvulsants for chronic low-back painProtocolNew
  17. Antimetabolites in cataract surgery to prevent failure of a previous trabeculectomyReviewNew
  18. Antimicrobial drugs for treating choleraReviewNew
  19. Appetite stimulants for people with cystic fibrosisReviewNew
  20. Aromatase Inhibitors for the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal womenProtocolNew
  21. Blood CEA levels for detecting recurrent colorectal cancerProtocolDiagnosticNew
  22. Calcium channel blockers as medical expulsive therapy for ureteric stonesProtocolNew
  23. Carbon dioxide detection for diagnosis of inadvertent respiratory tract placement of enterogastric tubes in childrenProtocolDiagnosticNew
  24. Cardiovascular safety of phosphodiesterase inhibitors for treating erectile dysfunction in elderly menProtocolNew
  25. Central venous catheter (CVC) removal for adult patients with candidaemiaProtocolNew
  26. Chemotherapy for newly diagnosed inoperable brain metastases from non-small cell lung cancerProtocolNew
  27. Chinese herbal medicines for treating skin and soft-tissue infectionsReviewNew
  28. Coenzyme Q10 for heart failureReviewNew
  29. Combination inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta2-agonists for children and adults with bronchiectasisReviewNew
  30. Combination of tocolytic agents for inhibiting preterm labourReviewNew
  31. Community mobilization and empowerment interventions for preventing HIV in low and middle income countriesProtocolNew
  32. Community pharmacy interventions for health promotion: effects on professional practice and health outcomesProtocolNew
  33. Complementary and alternative therapies for post-caesarean painProtocolNew
  34. Conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines for sickle cell diseaseProtocolNew
  35. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) for rhabdomyolysisReviewNew
  36. Continuous versus bolus intragastric tube feeding for preterm and low birth weight infants with gastro-oesophageal reflux diseaseReviewNew
  37. Creatine for Parkinson's diseaseReviewNew
  38. Daily sedation interruption versus no daily sedation interruption for critically ill adult patients requiring invasive mechanical ventilationReviewNew
  39. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty versus penetrating keratoplasty for treating keratoconusReviewNew
  40. Deep brain and cortical stimulation for epilepsyReviewNew
  41. Dialysate sodium levels for chronic haemodialysisProtocolNew
  42. Different infusion durations for preventing platinum-induced hearing loss in children with cancerReviewNew
  43. Different treatment regimens for magnesium sulphate for tocolysis in women in preterm labour for improving health outcomesProtocolNew
  44. Doxycycline plus ivermectin versus ivermectin alone for treating onchocerciasisProtocolNew
  45. Early referral to specialist nephrology services for preventing the progression to end-stage kidney diseaseReviewNew
  46. Effectiveness of different nursing handover styles for ensuring continuity of information in hospitalised patientsReviewNew
  47. Effects of targeting higher versus lower arterial oxygen saturations on death or disability in preterm infantsProtocolNew
  48. Entecavir for chronic hepatitis BProtocolNew
  49. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with atrial fibrillationProtocolNew
  50. Exercise for hemophiliaProtocolNew
  51. Extra fluids for breastfeeding mothers for increasing milk productionReviewNew
  52. Fresh versus frozen embryo transfers for assisted reproductionProtocolNew
  53. Guanylate cyclase stimulators for pulmonary hypertensionProtocolNew
  54. Haloperidol versus low-potency first-generation antipsychotic drugs for schizophreniaReviewNew
  55. Health, not weight loss, focused programmes versus conventional weight loss programmes for cardiovascular risk factorsProtocolNew
  56. Herbal medicines for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseaseProtocolNew
  57. Home- versus hospital-based phototherapy for the treatment of non-haemolytic jaundice in infants at more than 37 weeks' gestationReviewNew
  58. Hydrogel dressings for treating pressure ulcersProtocolNew
  59. Impact of epithelial ovarian cancer screening on patient-relevant outcomes in average-risk postmenopausal womenProtocolNew
  60. Implantable defibrillators versus medical therapy for cardiac channelopathiesProtocolNew
  61. Implantable miniature telescope (IMT) for vision loss due to end-stage age-related macular degenerationProtocolNew
  62. Incentives for lay health workers to improve recruitment, retention in service and performanceProtocolNew
  63. Infant pacifiers for reduction in risk of sudden infant death syndromeProtocolNew
  64. Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) for the diagnosis of dementia within a general practice (primary care) settingReviewDiagnosticNew
  65. Information and communication technology based prompting for treatment compliance for people with serious mental illnessReviewNew
  66. Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: dose-response effects on growthReviewNew
  67. Inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: effects on growthReviewNew
  68. Interferons-beta versus glatiramer acetate for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosisReviewNew
  69. Internal dressings for healing perianal abscess cavitiesProtocolNew
  70. Internal fixation for treating distal radius fractures in adultsProtocolNew
  71. Internal fixation versus other surgical methods for treating distal radius fractures in adultsProtocolNew
  72. Interventions for congenital ichthyosisProtocolNew
  73. Interventions for patients and caregivers to improve knowledge of sickle cell disease and recognition of its related complicationsProtocolNew
  74. Interventions for sexual dysfunction following strokeProtocolNew
  75. Interventions for the reduction of shoulder pain following gynaecological laparoscopic proceduresProtocolNew
  76. Interventions for the treatment of pityriasis versicolorProtocolNew
  77. Interventions for treating femoral shaft fractures in children and adolescentsReviewNew
  78. Interventions to improve hearing aid use in adult auditory rehabilitationReviewNew
  79. Interventions to promote the use of seat beltsProtocolNew
  80. Intraoperative use of low volume ventilation to decrease postoperative mortality, mechanical ventilation, lengths of stay and lung injury in patients without acute lung injuryProtocolNew
  81. Intrastromal corneal ring segments for treating keratoconusProtocolNew
  82. Invasive urodynamic studies for the management of LUTS in men with voiding dysfunctionProtocolNew
  83. Laryngeal mask airway versus endotracheal tube for percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in critically ill adult patientsReviewNew
  84. Levetiracetam for neuropathic pain in adultsReviewNew
  85. Levothyroxine or minimally invasive therapies for benign thyroid nodulesReviewNew
  86. Manual therapy with exercise for neck painProtocolNew
  87. Meditation for adult patients with haematological malignanciesProtocolNew
  88. Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) for the detection of Alzheimer’s dementia and other dementias in asymptomatic and previously clinically unevaluated people aged over 65 years in community and primary care populationsProtocolDiagnosticNew
  89. Minimal access drainage procedures for patients with necrotising pancreatitisProtocolNew
  90. Mobile phone-based interventions for improving contraception useProtocolNew
  91. Modes of exercise training for intermittent claudicationReviewNew
  92. Multiple micronutrient powders for home (point-of-use) fortification of foods in pregnant womenProtocolNew
  93. Multiple risk factor interventions for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countriesProtocolNew
  94. Mycophenolate mofetil versus methotrexate for prevention of graft-versus-host disease in people receiving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantationReviewNew
  95. Non-invasive imaging to detect vertebral artery stenosisProtocolDiagnosticNew
  96. Non-medical prescribing versus medical prescribing for acute and chronic disease management in primary and secondary careProtocolNew
  97. Non-pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders and medically-unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) in adultsProtocolNew
  98. Non-steroidal antiandrogen monotherapy compared with luteinising hormone–releasing hormone agonists or surgical castration monotherapy for advanced prostate cancerReviewNew
  99. Nortriptyline for neuropathic pain in adultsProtocolNew
  100. NS1 antigen detecting assays for diagnosing acute dengue infection in people living in or returning from endemic countriesProtocolDiagnosticNew
  101. Nurse-led service versus doctor-led service for preoperative assessment in elective surgical patientsProtocolDiagnosticNew
  102. Operational Criteria Checklist for Psychotic Illness and Affective Illness (OPCRIT+) for diagnosing schizophrenia in people with psychotic symptomsProtocolDiagnosticNew
  103. Optimum antibiotic doses for Helicobacter pylori eradicationProtocolNew
  104. Oral antihistamines for seasonal allergic conjunctivitisProtocolNew
  105. Oral or parenteral iron supplementation to reduce deferral, iron deficiency and/or anaemia in blood donorsReviewNew
  106. Oxycodone for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adultsReviewNew
  107. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for prevention or treatment of pain in newbornsProtocolNew
  108. Parenteral fluid regimens for improving functional outcome in acute stroke patientsProtocolNew
  109. Partial breast irradiation for early breast cancerReviewNew
  110. Payment methods for ambulatory care facilitiesProtocolNew
  111. Payment methods for hospitalsProtocolNew
  112. Perioperative corticosteroids for preventing complications following facial plastic surgeryReviewNew
  113. Pharmacological interventions for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)ReviewNew
  114. Pharmacological interventions for reducing weight gain in schizophreniaProtocolNew
  115. Photodynamic therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosisReviewNew
  116. Phototherapy for treating pressure ulcersReviewNew
  117. Physician anaesthetists versus non-physician providers of anaesthesia for surgical patientsReviewNew
  118. Plasma and cerebrospinal fluid amyloid beta for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease dementia and other dementias in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)ReviewDiagnosticNew
  119. Proton pump inhibitors for functional dyspepsiaProtocolNew
  120. Psychological therapies versus pharmacological interventions for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia in adultsProtocolNew
  121. Rapid tests for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in patients with suspected diseaseReviewDiagnosticNew
  122. Reduced salt intake for heart failureProtocolNew
  123. Relaxation for perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptomsReviewNew
  124. The role of additional radiotherapy for primary central nervous system lymphomaReviewNew
  125. Routine use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) for improving treatment of common mental health disorders in adultsProtocolNew
  126. Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for endometriosisProtocolNew
  127. Sentinel node assessment for diagnosis of groin lymph node involvement in vulval cancerReviewDiagnosticNew
  128. Single-incision sling operations for urinary incontinence in womenReviewNew
  129. Slow versus fast subcutaneous heparin injections for prevention of bruising and site-pain intensityReviewNew
  130. Structural and community-level interventions for increasing condom use to prevent the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infectionsReviewNew
  131. Structured versus routine family planning counselling for contraceptionProtocolNew
  132. Sun protection for preventing basal cell and squamous cell skin cancersProtocolNew
  133. Surgical interventions for treating tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) fracture dislocationsProtocolNew
  134. Surgical techniques for the removal of mandibular wisdom teethReviewNew
  135. Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating anterior cruciate ligament injuriesProtocolNew
  136. Systemic antibiotics for symptomatic apical periodontitis and acute apical abscess in adultsReviewNew
  137. Systemic safety of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degenerationProtocolNew
  138. Tests for detecting strabismus in children age 1 to 6 years in the communityProtocolDiagnosticNew
  139. Thermal insulation for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermiaReviewNew
  140. Three-dimensional saline infusion sonohysterography for the diagnosis of focal intracavitary lesionsProtocolDiagnosticNew
  141. Tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy versus non-surgical management for sleep-disordered breathing in childrenProtocolNew
  142. Topical benzoyl peroxide for acneProtocolNew
  143. Topical lidocaine for neuropathic pain in adultsReviewNew
  144. Tramadol for acute pain management in conjunction with serotonin receptor antagonist antiemetic drugsProtocolNew
  145. Trastuzumab-containing regimens for metastatic breast cancerReviewNew
  146. Trifluoperazine versus low-potency first-generation antipsychotic drugs for schizophreniaReviewNew
  147. Unconditional cash transfers for reducing poverty and vulnerabilities: effect on use of health services and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countriesProtocolNew
  148. Use of biochemical tests of placental function for improving pregnancy outcomeProtocolNew
  149. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adultsReviewNew
  150. Vitamin K for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseaseProtocolNew
  151. Vitamins C and E for asthma and exercise-induced bronchoconstrictionReviewNew
  152. Water-based exercise for adults with asthmaReviewNew
  153. Yoga in addition to standard care for patients with haematological malignanciesReviewNew
  154. Zinc supplementation for the treatment of measles in childrenProtocolNew

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