Systematic Reviews

Prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of covid-19 infection: systematic review and critical appraisal – The BMJ

Commentary: Expert reaction to a systematic review of prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of COVID-19 infection – Science Media Centre

 

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Metformin for ovulation induction (excluding gonadotrophins) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Metformin for ovulation induction in women with a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome and subfertility – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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Surgery for rotator cuff tears – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Does repair of torn rotator cuff tendons work? – Cochrane Library (free)

Related: BMJ Guideline: Subacromial Decompression Surgery For Adults With Shoulder Pain Does Not Improve Outcomes (free guideline and other resources)

 

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Effectiveness of management strategies for uninvestigated dyspepsia: systematic review and network meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: Managing Dyspepsia with “Test and Treat” Ranked Best Strategy – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 

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Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare: evidence for action on too much medicine – Cochrane Library (free)

News Release: Launch of new Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare Field – Cochrane Library (free)

See Website: Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare (free)

 

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Pharmacological interventions for the prevention of acute postoperative pain in adults following brain surgery – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Preventing pain after brain surgery – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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Bedside Optic Nerve Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Increased Intracranial Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Bedside optic nerve ultrasonography may be useful for measuring intracranial pressure – ACP Hospitalist (free) AND Optic Nerve Ultrasound May ID Increased Intracranial Pressure – Physician’s Briefing (free)

 

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Which specific modes of exercise training are most effective for treating low back pain? Network meta-analysis – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

 

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Valproate for acute mania – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Valproate for acute mania  – Cochrane Library (free)

 

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Efficacy of Neurohormonal Therapies in Preventing Cardiotoxicity in Patients With Cancer Undergoing Chemotherapy – JACC CardioOncology (free)

 

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