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. Regulatory information on trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for influenza in adults and children Updated
  3. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults Updated
  4. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  5. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  6. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  7. Antibiotic treatment for people with a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis Updated
  8. Vitamin D and related vitamin D compounds for preventing fractures resulting from osteoporosis in older people Updated
  9. Exercise for depression
  10. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  11. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  12. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants
  13. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  14. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  15. Alternative positions for the baby immediately at birth before clamping the umbilical cord
  16. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  17. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  18. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  19. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  20. Music therapy for depression
  21. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people Updated
  22. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy Updated
  23. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes
  24. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  25. Immersion in water in labour and birth
  26. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  27. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  28. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  29. Benefits and harms of planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for low-risk pregnant women
  30. Extra gloves or special types of gloves for preventing sharps injuries in healthcare workers New
  31. Zinc for the common cold
  32. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  33. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  34. Vaginal prostaglandin (PGE2 and PGF2a) for induction of labour at term
  35. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia
  36. Thrombolysis for acute ischaemic stroke
  37. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  38. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  39. Diacerein for osteoarthritis
  40. Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma
  41. Probiotics for prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants Updated
  42. Collaborative care for people with depression and anxiety
  43. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder
  44. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  45. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  46. Pain management for women in labour – an overview
  47. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour
  48. Routine vaginal examinations in labour
  49. Tramadol for osteoarthritis
  50. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults