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2017, 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

Protocols

Diagnostic Test Accuracy Protocols

Sentinel node biopsy for diagnosis of pelvic lymph node involvement in early stage cervical cancer

Stuart Rundle, Kristoffer Halvorsrud, Nicolo Bizzarri, Nithya DG Ratnavelu, Ann D Fisher, Christine Ang, Andrew Bryant, Raj Naik, Ali Kucukmetin

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007925.pub2
  • 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

Fenoldopam for preventing and treating acute kidney injury

Christopher I Esezobor, Girish C Bhatt, Emmanuel E Effa, Elisabeth M Hodson

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012905
  • 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.

Neostigmine for the treatment of acute colonic pseudo‐obstruction

Corina Giovanoli, Ralph F Staerkle, Svenja Leu, Lukas Fink, Christopher Soll, Stefan Gaukel, Raphael Nicolas Vuille‐dit‐Bille

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012911
  • 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.

Nifedipine for primary dysmenorrhoea

Rachel A Earl, Rosalie M Grivell

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012912
  • 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.

Treatments for the idiopathic occipital lobe epilepsies

Shengmei Chen, Zhibin Chen, Shurong Wang, Taixiang Wu, Dong Zhou, Qifu Li, Jennifer Cotton

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012895
  • 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.

Allopurinol for women in pregnancy for neuroprotection of the fetus

Kathryn A Martinello, Emily Shepherd, Philippa Middleton, Caroline A Crowther

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012881
  • 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.

Beta‐blockers for heart failure

Sanam Safi, Steven Kwasi Korang, Emil Eik Nielsen, Naqash J Sethi, Joshua Feinberg, Christian Gluud, Janus C Jakobsen

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012897
  • 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.

EEG neurofeedback for executive functions in children with neurodevelopmental challenges

Jasmin K Landes, Corinne L Reid, Martijn Arns, Nicholas A Badcock, Tomas Ros, Stefanie Enriquez‐Geppert, Max K Bulsara, Stefano Brini, Sheida Rabipour, Mimma Mason, Niels Birbaumer, Bethanie Gouldthorp, Mike Anderson

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012890
  • 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.

Certolizumab pegol for induction of remission in Crohn's disease

Hajime Yamazaki, Ryuhei So, Katsuyoshi Matsuoka, Taku Kobayashi, Shinichiro Shinzaki, Minoru Matsuura, Shinji Okabayashi, Yuki Kataoka, Yasushi Tsujimoto, Toshi A Furukawa, Norio Watanabe

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012893
  • 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.

Fludrocortisone for orthostatic hypotension

Stephanie Veazie, Kim Peterson, Yasmin Ansari, Kathryn A Chung, Christopher H. Gibbons, Satish R Raj, Mark Helfand

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012868
  • 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.

Interventions for improving medication adherence in solid organ transplant recipients

Lisa Mellon, Frank Doyle, Anne Hickey, Kenneth D Ward, Declan G de Freitas, P Aiden McCormick, Oisin O'Connell, Peter Conlon

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012854
  • 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.

Pivotal Response Treatment for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Iris Smeekens, Iris J Oosterling, Jenny C den Boer, Jan K Buitelaar, Wouter G Staal, Martine van Dongen‐Boomsma

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012887
  • 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.

Methodology Protocols

Withdrawn Protocols

Intervention Protocols

Early versus later discharge of physiologically stable preterm infants who are fully orally feeding

Jennifer E. Callen, Angela Kalyn, Heather L Watson

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008174.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.

Heparin and related substances for treating diabetic foot ulcers

Na Su, Nanwei Tong, Liang Du, Bin Wu, Ting Xu

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011087.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.

Antibiotics for preventing infection in people receiving chest drains

Claudio Rubira, Paulo Eduardo de Oliveira Carvalho, Antonio José Maria Cataneo, Lidia Raquel Carvalho

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009165.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.

Local consensus processes: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

Mona Nasser, Andrew D Oxman, Elizabeth Paulsen, Zbys Fedorowicz

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003165.pub4
  • 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.

Qualitative Protocols

Factors that influence the provision of good‐quality routine antenatal services: a qualitative evidence synthesis of the views and experiences of maternity care providers

Soo Downe, Kenneth Finlayson, Özge Tunçalp, A Metin Gülmezoglu

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012752.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.

  • Qualitative

    A systematic review that synthesizes qualitative evidence to address questions on aspects other than effectiveness.