Top 50 Summaries

  1. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  2. Routine ultrasound in late pregnancy (after 24 weeks' gestation)
  3. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization Updated
  4. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  5. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults  New
  6. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  7. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  8. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  9. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  10. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  11. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  12. Exercise for depression
  13. Powered/electric toothbrushes compared to manual toothbrushes for maintaining oral health Updated
  14. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
  15. Antibiotics for treating cholera New
  16. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  17. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults
  18. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  19. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  20. Physical tests for shoulder impingement in primary care
  21. Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for preventing hypertensive disorders and related problems Updated
  22. Green tea for the prevention of cancer
  23. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  24. Eating and drinking in labour
  25. Massage for low-back pain
  26. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  27. Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis
  28. Traction for low-back pain
  29. Physician anaesthetists versus nurse anaesthetists for surgical patients New
  30. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  31. Efficacy and safety of trastuzumab in metastatic breast cancer New
  32. Monitoring the bispectral index (BIS) to improve anaesthetic delivery and patient recovery from anaesthesia Updated
  33. Magnesium sulfate for treating exacerbations of acute asthma in the emergency department
  34. Music therapy for people with autism spectrum disorder Updated
  35. St. John's wort for treating depression.
  36. Probiotics for treating acute infectious diarrhoea
  37. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low-back pain
  38. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
  39. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  40. In primary care, it appears that appropriately trained nurses can produce as high quality care and achieve as good health outcomes for patients as doctors. However, the research available is quite limited.
  41. Do inhaled steroids increase the risk of pneumonia in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
  42. Bronchodilators for bronchiolitis for infants with first-time wheezing Updated
  43. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  44. Fundal pressure during the second stage of labour for improving maternal and fetal outcomes
  45. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  46. Compression bandages and stockings to help the healing of venous leg ulcers
  47. Cognitive behaviour therapy versus other psychosocial treatments for schizophrenia
  48. Antibiotics and antiseptics to help healing venous leg ulcers
  49. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour
  50. Can nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) help people quit smoking?