Top 50 Summaries

  1. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  2. Exercise for depression
  3. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults
  4. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  5. Surgery for obesity Updated
  6. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  7. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  8. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  9. Manual therapy and exercise for frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) New
  10. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  11. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  12. Multidisciplinary treatment for back pain Updated
  13. Are oral antibiotics as effective as a combination of injected and oral antibiotics for kidney infections in children?
  14. Zinc for the common cold
  15. Powered/electric toothbrushes compared to manual toothbrushes for maintaining oral health
  16. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  17. Drugs for treating people with sleepiness during shift work and sleep problems after shift work New
  18. Anticoagulants versus antiplatelet therapy for preventing stroke in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack
  19. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder
  20. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  21. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  22. Green tea for the prevention of cancer
  23. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  24. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  25. Culturally appropriate health education for people in ethnic minority groups with type 2 diabetes mellitus Updated
  26. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  27. Do systemic corticosteroids improve treatment outcomes in flare-ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? Updated
  28. Pulp treatment for extensive decay in primary teeth Updated
  29. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder
  30. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  31. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  32. Immersion in water in labour and birth
  33. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  34. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  35. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  36. Antibiotics for middle-ear infection (acute otitis media) in children
  37. Systemic (whole body) safety of bevacizumab versus ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration New
  38. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
  39. Vasopressors for shock
  40. Interventions for enhancing adherence to prescribed medications
  41. St. John's wort for treating depression.
  42. Some physiotherapy interventions are effective for shoulder pain in some cases.
  43. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  44. Magnesium sulfate for treating exacerbations of acute asthma in the emergency department
  45. Clot-dissolving drugs for treating ischaemic stroke in the early stages
  46. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
  47. Interferon for the treatment of melanoma patients after surgical removal of their tumour
  48. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  49. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  50. 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.