Paul Garner: for weeks I have been through a roller coaster of ill health, extreme emotions, and utter exhaustion
What’s new! CIDG publications August 2020
In a new systematic review, an author team from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group explored the evidence regarding managing histoplasmosis in people with HIV
Women’s experience of episiotomy: a qualitative study from China
What's new! CIDG publications July 2020
Better reporting of animal research is the aim of the ARRIVE Guidelines
A new systematic review from Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published: 'Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID-19 disease'.
What's new! CIDG publications June 2020
Cochrane, a global independent organization that reviews evidence from research to inform health decision-making, publishes a review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests.
Does cleaning hands with ash stop or reduce the spread of viral and bacterial infections compared with soap or other materials?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) is a rapidly emerging disease that has been classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). To support WHO with their recommendations on quarantine, a rapid review was conducted on the effectiveness of quarantine during severe coronavirus outbreaks.
Complexity should not be feared, it can be enriching! This was the take home message from the joint National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Complex Review Support Unit (CRSU) & Cochrane day workshop, attended by Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG) Research Associate Dr Rebecca Thomas.