Top 50 Summaries

  1. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults Updated
  2. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  3. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  4. Exercise for depression
  5. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  6. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  7. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  8. 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.
  9. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  10. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  11. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants
  12. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  13. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis Updated
  14. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  15. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  16. Zinc for the common cold
  17. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  18. Music therapy for depression
  19. Immersion in water in labour and birth
  20. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  21. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  22. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  23. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  24. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults
  25. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  26. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes
  27. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  28. Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults
  29. Agomelatine versus other antidepressant medication for depression
  30. Tramadol for osteoarthritis
  31. Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma
  32. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  33. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  34. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  35. Vaginal prostaglandin (PGE2 and PGF2a) for induction of labour at term
  36. Risk assessment tools used for preventing pressure ulcers
  37. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia
  38. Diacerein for osteoarthritis
  39. Exercise programs for people with dementia
  40. Can nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) help people quit smoking?
  41. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  42. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children Updated
  43. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke
  44. Benefits and harms of planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for low-risk pregnant women
  45. Antibiotics for common respiratory infections with unclear causes and undifferentiated symptoms in children up to five years of age
  46. Corticosteroids for bacterial meningitis
  47. Epidurals for pain relief in labour
  48. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  49. A comparison of multifocal and monofocal intraocular lens implants used in cataract surgery
  50. Pain management for women in labour – an overview