Top 50 Summaries

  1. Physical tests for shoulder impingement in primary care
  2. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  3. Pelvic floor muscle training versus no treatment for urinary incontinence in women
  4. Powered/electric toothbrushes compared to manual toothbrushes for maintaining oral health Updated
  5. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  6. Physician anaesthetists versus nurse anaesthetists for surgical patients New
  7. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults  New
  8. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  9. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization Updated
  10. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  11. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  12. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults
  13. Exercise for depression
  14. 'Scared straight' and other juvenile awareness programs for preventing juvenile delinquency
  15. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  16. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  17. Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for preventing hypertensive disorders and related problems Updated
  18. Antibiotics for treating cholera New
  19. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  20. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  21. Zinc for the common cold
  22. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  23. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
  24. Interferon for the treatment of melanoma patients after surgical removal of their tumour
  25. Caffeine for preventing injuries and errors in shift workers
  26. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  27. Massage for low-back pain
  28. Episiotomy for vaginal birth
  29. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  30. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  31. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  32. Duloxetine for treating painful neuropathy, chronic pain or fibromyalgia
  33. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  34. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  35. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder
  36. Shifting HIV care from doctors to non-doctors to improve access to therapy for people living with HIV
  37. Topical anti-inflammatory agents for seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face or scalp
  38. The effects of iron supplementation on iron deficiency and deferral in blood donors New
  39. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  40. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder
  41. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants
  42. Immersion in water in labour and birth
  43. Blood pressure lowering drugs reduce stroke and heart attack in elderly people with hypertension
  44. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  45. Corticosteroids for bacterial meningitis
  46. Thyroid hormone therapy or minimally invasive treatments for benign thyroid nodules New
  47. Screening for prostate cancer
  48. Magnesium sulfate for treating exacerbations of acute asthma in the emergency department
  49. Antenatal corticosteroids for accelerating fetal lung maturation for women at risk of preterm birth
  50. Antenatal perineal massage for reducing perineal trauma