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