Top 50 Summaries

  1. 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.
  2. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults Updated
  3. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  4. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  5. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  6. Exercise for depression
  7. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  8. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children Updated
  9. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis Updated
  10. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  11. Immersion in water in labour and birth
  12. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  13. Antibiotics for common respiratory infections with unclear causes and undifferentiated symptoms in children up to five years of age
  14. A review of evidence on the use of interventions for people with autism spectrum disorder, based on the psychological model 'Theory of Mind' New
  15. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  16. Music therapy for depression
  17. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  18. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy Updated
  19. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  20. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants
  21. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  22. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  23. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  24. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  25. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes
  26. Tooth-colored resin fillings compared with amalgam fillings for permanent teeth at the back of the mouth New
  27. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  28. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  29. Zinc for the common cold
  30. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  31. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  32. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  33. Tramadol for osteoarthritis
  34. Disposable surgical face masks for preventing surgical wound infection in clean surgery
  35. Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma
  36. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  37. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  38. Spinal immobilisation for trauma patients
  39. Vaginal prostaglandin (PGE2 and PGF2a) for induction of labour at term
  40. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people Updated
  41. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  42. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia
  43. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  44. Which long-acting inhaled drugs, used alone or in combination, are the most effective for people with COPD? New
  45. Risk assessment tools used for preventing pressure ulcers
  46. Extra gloves or special types of gloves for preventing sharps injuries in healthcare workers New
  47. Pain management for women in labour – an overview
  48. Diacerein for osteoarthritis
  49. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder
  50. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder