The new research findings come from two Cochrane Reviews
looking at lifestyle interventions in children aged (http://onlinelibrary.
The third edition updates sources and findings of Cochrane reviews
The upcoming Cochrane Corner marks the start of a new collaboration with the SAMJ to regularly bring relevant Cochrane reviews
to the readership through brief bite-size summaries.
While two Cochrane reviews
of 2007 and 2011 revealed no superiority of botulinum toxin A intramuscular injections when compared with saline injections in patients with neck pain with or without radiculopathy for improvement of pain and disability at 4 weeks based on moderate evidence (44), another systematic review and meta-analysis provided very low-quality evidence indicating significant neck pain-reducing effects of botulinum toxin A when combined with analgesics and therapeutic exercise (45).
Groups comprise people who prepare, maintain, and update Cochrane reviews
within particular topical areas;
This global organisation, founded in 1993 and registered as a charity, is a partnership of more than 30,000 active contributors, nearly 25,000 of who are authors of Cochrane Reviews
Physiotherapy related Cochrane reviews
are more likely to be methodologically sound compared with non-Cochrane reviews
(Moseley et al 2009), and this is also true for obstetric fields such as sub-fertility (Windsor et al 2012).
are internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based health care.
By using the same symptom scoring system (AUASI) as many studies in the previous Cochrane reviews
, Barry et al were able to compare their findings with those of other high-quality studies with similar methodologies and outcome measures.
are systematic literature reviews aiming at high quality and, therefore, explicitly striving for completeness.
To research off label (non-approved) uses or how one drug stacks up against another, turn to Cochrane Reviews