Top 50 Summaries

  1. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  2. Physician anaesthetists versus nurse anaesthetists for surgical patients New
  3. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors versus angiotensin receptor blockers for primary hypertension
  4. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  5. Exercise for depression
  6. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  7. General health checks for reducing illness and mortality
  8. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  9. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults
  10. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  11. Powered/electric toothbrushes compared to manual toothbrushes for maintaining oral health
  12. Drugs for treating people with sleepiness during shift work and sleep problems after shift work New
  13. Clot-dissolving drugs for treating ischaemic stroke in the early stages Updated
  14. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  15. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  16. Are oral antibiotics as effective as a combination of injected and oral antibiotics for kidney infections in children? Updated
  17. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  18. Do inhaled corticosteroids reduce growth in children with persistent asthma?
  19. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: different types of dental implants
  20. St. John's wort for treating depression.
  21. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  22. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  23. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  24. Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health
  25. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder
  26. Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants
  27. Sealants for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth
  28. Cognitive behaviour therapy versus other psychosocial treatments for schizophrenia
  29. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  30. Interventions to increase influenza (flu) vaccination uptake for people aged 60 and older Updated
  31. Surgical techniques for the removal of mandibular wisdom teeth New
  32. Episiotomy for vaginal birth
  33. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  34. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  35. Calcium channel blockers for inhibiting preterm labour and birth
  36. Zinc for the common cold
  37. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  38. Interferon for the treatment of melanoma patients after surgical removal of their tumour
  39. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  40. Fluoride varnishes for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
  41. Vaccination for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults
  42. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  43. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
  44. The effectiveness of community interventions to promote condom use in the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections New
  45. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  46. Tramadol for osteoarthritis
  47. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  48. Hip protectors for preventing hip fractures in older people
  49. Evidence for the efficacy of piracetam for dementia or cognitive impairment is inadequate for clinical use but sufficient to justify further research
  50. A comparison of multifocal and monofocal intraocular lens implants used in cataract surgery