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  • A new Cochrane overview: Migrants who have been forced to leave their home are likely to experience stressors, which may lead to mental health problems. The efficacy of interventions for mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment may differ in this population. A recent systematic review from the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders group...
    November 11 2020
  • Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant, and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. Here you will find a continued update of Cochrane’s activities in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.For more information, visit the Cochrane Website Cochrane published:8 Special Collections 20 New and updated...
    November 9 2020
  • Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence by those who need to make health decisions. This module aims to strengthen the understanding of what KT means within Cochrane. It presents information, examples, and stories told by characters in order to explain the concepts of KT. It is free...
    October 15 2020
  • The team of Cochrane Germany and the Institute for Evidence in Medicine (IfEM), Medical Center – University of Freiburg are a new member of the European satellite of Cochrane’s Public Health review group. Cochrane Public Health Europe (CPHE) was founded in March 2015 to promote evidence-informed public health research and to build a stronger base...
    October 8 2020
  • When children have an asthma attack, the standard treatment, called “first-line treatment”, is mostly steroids to reduce the inflammation and swelling and inhaled medications to relax the muscles in the air passages. Some children do not improve and a “second-line treatment” is necessary – usually at the emergency department or in the hospital....
    September 22 2020
  • Do psychological interventions designed to foster resilience improve resilience, mental health and other factors associated with resilience in healthcare professionals?This question is particularly relevant at the moment, when healthcare workers are under great pressure due to COVID-19. The work of healthcare professionals can be very stressful...
    July 31 2020
  • Cochrane Rehabilitation REH-COVER (Rehabilitation – COVID-19 Evidence-based Response action COVID-19Rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of...
    July 27 2020
  • Cochrane has started an international survey about what type of COVID-19 evidence is most useful for scientists, health professionals and the general public: What types of COVID-19 evidence are influencing your decisions? Where do you get your COVID-19 information from? What are the types and formats of evidence you need most?Please help us...
    July 26 2020
  • Parliamentary interpellation for better access to health informationNational Councillor Yvonne Feri and seven other members of the Swiss parliament submitted an interpellation about how to optimise health care information for patients. It asks the federal government, among other things, how access to Cochrane evidence for patients in Switzerland...
    June 12 2020
  • In the current absence of effective therapy of COVID-19, also complementary and integrative treatment options receive some attention by researchers and clinicians, in particular in Asia. Our colleagues of Cochrane Complementary Medicine Switzerland at the Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Zurich have compiled...
    April 15 2020

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