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2014, Issue 12

Since Issue 6, 2013, Cochrane Reviews and Protocols have been published continuously and included in monthly issues. CDSR was published monthly from 2010 and quarterly prior to that. For information on pre-2003 issues, please contact the Cochrane Editorial Unit ceu@cochrane.org

Editorials

Withdrawn Reviews

Intervention Reviews

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Robotic assisted surgery for gynaecological cancer

Gang Shi, DongHao Lu, Zhihong Liu, Dan Liu, Xiaoyan Zhou

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008640.pub3
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Robotic surgery for benign gynaecological disease

Hongqian Liu, DongHao Lu, Gang Shi, Huan Song, Lei Wang

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008978.pub3
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Protocols

Diagnostic Test Accuracy Protocols

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Mini‐Cog for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease dementia and other dementias within a primary care setting

Dallas P Seitz, Bruce A Fage, Calvin CH Chan, Sudeep S Gill, Nathan Herrmann, Nadja Smailagic, Vasilis Nikolaou

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011415
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Free Access

Urine lateral flow lipoarabinomannan assay for diagnosing active tuberculosis in adults living with HIV

Maunank Shah, Colleen Hanrahan, Zhuo Yu Wang, Karen R Steingart, Stephen D Lawn, Claudia Denkinger, Nandini Dendukuri

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011420
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Free Access

Mini‐Cog for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease dementia and other dementias within a secondary care setting

Calvin CH Chan, Bruce A Fage, Nadja Smailagic, Sudeep S Gill, Nathan Herrmann, Vasilis Nikolaou, Dallas P Seitz

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011414
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Intervention Protocols

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Snake antivenom for snake venom induced consumption coagulopathy

Kalana Maduwage, Nick A Buckley, H Janaka de Silva, David G Lalloo, Geoff Isbister

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011428
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Acetyl‐L‐carnitine for patients with hepatic encephalopathy

Arturo J Martí‐Carvajal, Christian Gluud, Ingrid Arevalo‐Rodriguez

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011451
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Interventions for treating constipation in pregnancy

Phassawan Rungsiprakarn, Malinee Laopaiboon, Ussanee S Sangkomkamhang, Pisake Lumbiganon, Jeremy J Pratt

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011448
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Ethanol for preventing preterm birth in threatened preterm labor

David M Haas, Amanda M Morgan, Samantha J Deans, Frank P Schubert

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011445
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Upper limb exercise training for COPD

Zoe J McKeough, Marcelo Velloso, Vanessa P Lima, Jennifer A Alison

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011434
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Melatonin for tinnitus

Olakunle V Ajayi, John S Phillips, Malinee Laopaiboon, Don McFerran

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011435
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Long‐acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMA) added to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) versus higher dose ICS for adults with asthma

Kayleigh M Kew, Debbie E Allison, David JW Evans, Anne C Boyter

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011437
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Interventions for raising breast cancer awareness in women

Máirín O'Mahony, Harry Comber, Tony Fitzgerald, Mark Corrigan, Eileen Fitzgerald, Elizabeth A Grunfeld, Maura G Flynn, Josephine Hegarty

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011396
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Haloperidol discontinuation for schizophrenia

Adib Essali, Khaled Turkmani, Shaimaa Aboudamaah, Alaa AbouDamaah, Mohammad Reyad Dia'a Aldeen, Mohamad Essam Marwa, Nawar AlMounayer

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011408
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Oral iron for people with chronic kidney disease

Ifeanyi R Ezedunukwe, Bappa Adamu, Hilary Enuh, Mukoso N Ozieh

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011418
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Autologous platelet concentrates for treatment of periodontal defects

Massimo Del Fabbro, Saurav Panda, N D Jayakumar, Malaiappan Sankari, Sheeja Varghese, Surendar Ramamoorthi, Caterina Ceci, Valentina Ceresoli, Silvio Taschieri

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011423
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Endometrial injury for pregnancy following sexual intercourse or intrauterine insemination

Sarah F Lensen, Marlies Manders, Carolina O Nastri, Ahmed Gibreel, Wellington P Martins, Cindy Farquhar

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011424
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

High‐dose chemotherapy followed by autologous haematopoietic cell transplantation for children, adolescents and young adults with first recurrence of Ewing sarcoma

Lianne M Haveman, Willemijn B Breunis, Elvira C van Dalen, Leontien CM Kremer, Heribert Jürgens, Uta Dirksen, Henk van den Berg, Johannes HM Merks

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011406
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Diazepam monotherapy for epilepsy

Soumyadeep Bhaumik, Richard Kirubakaran, Rakesh Biswas, Rebecca J Mathew

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011416
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Antifibrinolytic therapy for preventing oral bleeding in patients with a hemophilia or Von Willebrand disease undergoing oral or dental procedures

Karin PM van Galen, Eveline T Engelen, Evelien P Mauser‐Bunschoten, Robert JJ van Es, Roger EG Schutgens

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011385
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Liposomal bupivacaine infiltration at the surgical site for the management of postoperative pain

Thomas W Hamilton, Vassilis Athanassoglou, Stephen Mellon, Marialena Trivella, David Murray, Hemant G Pandit

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011419
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Single dose dipyrone (metamizole) for acute postoperative pain

Leslie Hearn, Sheena Derry, R Andrew Moore

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011421
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Prostaglandin E1 for maintaining ductal patency in neonates with ductus‐dependent cardiac lesions

Shilpa G Hundalani, Madhulika Kulkarni, Caraciolo J Fernandes, Antonio G Cabrera, Binoy Shivanna, Mohan Pammi

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011417
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Antiepileptic drug monotherapy for epilepsy: a network meta‐analysis

Sarah J Nolan, Maria Sudell, Jennifer Weston, Catrin Tudur Smith, Anthony G Marson

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011412
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants for the prophylaxis of frequent episodic or chronic tension‐type headache in adults

Jeffrey L Jackson, Josephine Mary Mancuso, Sarah Nickoloff, Rebecca Bernstein, Cynthia Kay

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011409
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

High‐dose chemotherapy followed by autologous haematopoietic cell transplantation for children, adolescents and young adults with metastatic Ewing sarcoma

Lianne M Haveman, Willemijn B Breunis, Elvira C van Dalen, Leontien CM Kremer, Uta Dirksen, Heribert Jürgens, Henk van den Berg, Johannes HM Merks

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011405
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Hygiene and emollient interventions for maintaining skin integrity in older people in hospital and residential care settings

Fiona Cowdell, Yuri T Jadotte, Steven J Ersser, Simon Danby, Shernaz Walton, Sandra Lawton, Amanda Roberts, Eric Gardiner, Fiona Ware, Michael Cork

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011377
  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Withdrawn Protocols

Diagnostic Test Accuracy Protocols

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Nurse‐led service versus doctor‐led service for preoperative assessment in elective surgical patients

Amanda Nicholson, Sharon R Lewis, Phil Alderson, Andrew F Smith, Chris H Coldwell, Nathan Leon Pace

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011173.pub2
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Diagnostic

    A systematic review of studies assessing diagnostic test accuracy.

Intervention Protocols

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The effect of preoperative treatment of P2Y12 receptor antagonists on perioperative bleeding and mortality in patients treated with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)

Sylvia Farzi, Elisabeth Mahla, Helfried Metzler, Andrea Berghold

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010195.pub2
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Interventions for space closure in orthodontic treatment

Qingsong Ye, Yan He, Shujuan Zou, Zhihe Zhao, Yijin Ren

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007671.pub3
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Free Access

Psychosocial interventions for improving quality of life outcomes in adults undergoing strabismus surgery

Joanne Hancox, Kelly MacKenzie, Hayley McBain, Daniel G Ezra, Gill Adams, Stanton Newman

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010092.pub2
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article

  • Protocol

    The protocol describes the rationale, objectives, and methods that will be used in the systematic review.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.