Job offer - statistician with experience in systematic reviews
The Cochrane Colorectal Cancer Group, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, at Bispebjerg Hospital Gastrointestinal department, is looking for statisticians with experience in systematic reviews to join the group and provide their expertise voluntarily.The role of a statistical editor would mean being part of the editorial board which entails:
XV Meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network in Quito - Ecuador
The XV Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network was held in Quito last 11th to 14th June.This event was organised by Cochrane Ecuador, located in the Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial (UTE) and coordinated by Daniel Simancas, supported by Ricardo Hidalgo-Ottolenghi, dean of the UTE, and Xavier Bonfill, director of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre.
Care delivery and self management strategies for adults with epilepsy
A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Care delivery and self management strategies for adults with epilepsy.
Interventions for treating severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum)
A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Interventions for treating severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum).
El Ministerio de Salud de Chile renueva un año más su suscripción a la Biblioteca Cochrane Plus para todo el territorio chileno
Nos alegra informar de que recientemente el Ministerio de Salud del Gobierno de Chile ha firmado la renovación de la suscripción a la Biblioteca Cochrane Plus para 2016. Esta suscripción permite que la versión en español de las revisiones sistemáticas Cochrane pueda consultarse de manera gratuita.El acceso a la Biblioteca Cochrane Plus se realiza a través de la web del Ministerio (esquina inferior derecha):
Enhanced recovery protocols in people undergoing major surgeries of food pipe (oesophagus), stomach, liver and pancreas
A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Protocolos de recuperación mejorados para la cirugía digestiva, hep
Techniques for assisting difficult caesarean section
A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Techniques for assisting difficult caesarean section.
Can psychological therapies help people who self-harm?
Latest research out today has found that psychological therapies, more commonly known as ‘talking treatments’, may help people who self-harm.Self-harm is intentional self-poisoning or self-injury. Many people who are admitted to hospital because of this are at an increased risk of self-harming again and of suicide. It is a major problem in many countries, leads to high levels of distress for patients and their families and friends, and places significant demands on health services.
Intervenciones para mejorar los resultados de personas con múltiples enfermedades crónicas
A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Improving outcomes for people with multiple chronic conditions.
Yoga may have health benefits for people with asthma
A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, but effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain. Asthma is a common chronic disease affecting about 300 million people worldwide. The many typical symptoms of asthma include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath.