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Cochrane Reviews' newish feedback section - an example of it in action

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

    (Probably a minority interest at the moment but I thought I'd post it in case I forget and somebody else remembers)

    Some people will be familiar with Cochrane reviews. They do systematic reviews of medical literature that hold a lot of weight/have a lot of status.

    They have done three, that I know of, on CFS:

    Such reviews tend to get updated every so often as new evidence comes along. We're expecting a couple in the next year or two (the PACE Trial authors have referred to these upcoming publications).

    Anyway, I heard somewhere that the Cochrane system now has a feedback mechanism. This could be a useful way to highlight criticisms of reviews, problems and gaps in the literature, etc. Somebody may have a link on this (the feedback mechanism).

    Anyway, I've just come across an example of this in action.
    It's from the review "Helmets for preventing head and facial injuries" http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD001855/pdf
    See pages 16-29.
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  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

    I think that I already saw something like this in their CFS review(s), and a reference to PACE. I don't remember it being that interesting though.

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