Free online training module introducing knowledge translation
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.
Job advertisement for Co-ordinating Editor
The Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group (CMED) is looking for a new Co-ordinating Editor (m/f/d). The Review Group is responsible for Cochrane Reviews in the areas of diabetes mellitus, metabolic and endocrine disorders and obesity. The Editorial Office is located at the Institute of General Practice at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany. The current Coordinating Editor Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Richter is retiring.
Interventions for acute severe asthma attacks in children: new overview of Cochrane Reviews
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. Many treatment options are available for this; however, it is poorly understood which one is the best.
Volunteers needed to improve summaries of Cochrane reviews
You are interested in health topics; you are a patient, health care professional, or journalist? Please help us to improve Cochrane evidence! We want to find out how people understand the Plain Language Summaries of our systematic reviews and how we can improve them. You can help us: We are looking for volunteers to read two summaries and to answer some questions. No particular experience needed, it will take 30 to 45 minutes.
New Review: Resilience interventions to help health care workers cope with stress
Do psychological interventions designed to foster resilience improve resilience, mental health and other factors associated with resilience in healthcare professionals?
A Cochrane Action for rehabilitation evidence in the context of COVID-19
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 the disease as well as on the impairment due to treatments applied.
New Cochrane Survey: What type of COVID-19 evidence is most useful to you?
Cochrane has started an international survey about what type of COVID-19 evidence is most useful for scientists, health professionals and the general public:
Questions to federal government about access to Cochrane health information for patients
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.
Complementary and integrative medicine for the treatment of COVID-19
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.
Coronavirus COVID-19: 2nd Special Collection
Special Collection : Infection control and prevention measuresThe Cochrane Library released a second Special Collection on Coronavirus (COVID-19): Infection control and prevention measures. This collection pulls together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant to the prevention of infec