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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"
    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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