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2017, Issue 6

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

Withdrawn Reviews

Intervention Reviews

Hypnosis for children undergoing dental treatment

Sharifa Al‐Harasi, Paul F Ashley, David R Moles, Susan Parekh, Val Walters

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007154.pub3
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article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

Celecoxib for rheumatoid arthritis

Sarah E Garner, Dogan Fidan, Ruth R Frankish, Maria Judd, Beverley Shea, Tanveer Towheed, Peter Tugwell, George A Wells

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003831.pub2
  • Withdrawn

    The review or protocol has been withdrawn for the reasons given in the article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

Screening for aspiration risk associated with dysphagia in acute stroke

Elizabeth Boaden, Dawn Doran, Jane Burnell, Andrew Clegg, Paola Dey, Margaret Hurley, Anne Alexandrov, Elizabeth McInnes, Caroline L Watkins

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012679
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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

Follow‐up services for improving long‐term outcomes in intensive care unit (ICU) survivors

Oliver J Schofield‐Robinson, Sharon R Lewis, Andrew F Smith, Joanne McPeake, Phil Alderson

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012701
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Ureteral stent versus no ureteral stent for ureteroscopy in the management of renal and ureteral calculi

Maria Ordonez, Michael Borofsky, Caitlin J Bakker, Philipp Dahm

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012703
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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 unexplained subfertility: a systematic review and network meta‐analysis

Raissa I Tjon‐Kon‐Fat, Rui Wang, Marinus JC Eijkemans, Patrick MM Bossuyt, Ben Willem J Mol, Fulco Van der Veen, Siladitya Bhattacharya, Madelon van Wely

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012692
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Vaccines for preventing hepatitis B in healthcare workers (an updated protocol)

Anders Borch, Chastine Kolster, Christian Gluud, Lise Lotte Gluud

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012695
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Exercise for pregnant women with pre‐existing diabetes for improving maternal and fetal outcomes

Julie Brown, Gilles Ceysens, Michel Boulvain, Helen M West

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012696
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Respiratory interventions for breathlessness in adults with advanced diseases

Anna Bolzani, Stefanie M Rolser, Helen Kalies, Matthew Maddocks, Eva Rehfuess, Flavia Swan, Marjolein Gysels, Irene J Higginson, Sara Booth, Claudia Bausewein

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012683
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Cognitive‐emotional interventions for breathlessness in adults with advanced diseases

Anna Bolzani, Stefanie M Rolser, Helen Kalies, Matthew Maddocks, Eva Rehfuess, Ann Hutchinson, Marjolein Gysels, Irene J Higginson, Sara Booth, Claudia Bausewein

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012682
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Ketogenic diet for primary brain and spinal cord tumours

Calleigh H Reardon, Karolis Zienius, Susan Wood, Robin Grant, Matthew Williams

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012690
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Physical interventions for breathlessness in adults with advanced diseases

Anna Bolzani, Stefanie M Rolser, Helen Kalies, Matthew Maddocks, Eva Rehfuess, Marjolein Gysels, Irene J Higginson, Sara Booth, Claudia Bausewein

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012684
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Individualised gonadotropin dose selection using markers of ovarian reserve for women undergoing IVF/ICSI

Sarah F Lensen, Jack Wilkinson, Ben Willem J Mol, Antonio La Marca, Helen Torrance, Frank J Broekmans

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012693
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Magnetic seizure therapy for people with schizophrenia

Hui Wu, Jiangling Jiang, Jijun Wang, Xinyi Cao, Chunbo Li

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012697
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Wavefront excimer laser refractive surgery for adults with refractive errors

Shi‐Ming Li, Meng‐Tian Kang, Yuehua Zhou, Ning‐Li Wang, Kristina Lindsley

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012687
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Insecticide space spraying for preventing malaria transmission

Joseph Pryce, Leslie Choi, David Malone

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012689
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Endoscopic therapy and beta‐blockers for secondary prevention in adults with cirrhosis and oesophageal varices

Lise Lotte Gluud, Marsha Y Morgan

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012694
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Severe fatigue in childhood cancer survivors

Amilie Boonstra, Eline van Dulmen‐den Broeder, Maroeska M Rovers, Nicole Blijlevens, Hans Knoop, Jacqueline Loonen

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012681
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

The combination of indoor residual spraying with insecticide‐treated nets versus insecticide‐treated nets alone for preventing malaria

Leslie Choi, Joseph Pryce, Paul Garner

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012688
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Exercise training for advanced lung cancer

Carolyn Peddle‐McIntyre, Favil Singh, Rajesh Thomas, Robert Newton, Daniel Galvão, Vinicius Cavalheri

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012685
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Antacids, sucralfate and bismuth salts for functional dyspepsia

Meisam Abdar Esfahani, Najme Ahmadi, Mojtaba Keikha, Peyman Adibi, Neel Sharma, Paul Moayyedi

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012686
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Physical exercise for people with cirrhosis

Luise Aamann, Gitte Dam, Anders Rinnov, Hendrik Vilstrup, Lise Lotte Gluud

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012678
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Postoperative braces for degenerative lumbar diseases

Andre N Machado, Ana Patricia Ayala, Sidney M Rubinstein, Regina El Dib, Luciano M Rodrigues, Alberto Ofenhejm Gotfryd, Marcel Jun Tamaoki, João Carlos Belloti

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012550
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Biological interventions for maintenance of mucosal healing in Crohn’s disease

Amanda Ricciuto, Peter Church, Michael J Stewart, Hang Hock Shim, Martin Storr, Anne Marie Griffiths, Cynthia H Seow

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012677
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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.

Biological interventions for induction of mucosal healing in Crohn’s disease

Amanda Ricciuto, Peter Church, Michael J Stewart, Hang Hock Shim, Martin Storr, Anne Marie Griffiths, Cynthia H Seow

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012674
  • New

    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • 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

Intervention Protocols

Interventions for improving pregnancy outcomes in antenatally diagnosed or suspected morbidly adherent placenta

Frances J Kellie

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012159.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.

Different regimens of penicillin antibiotics given to women routinely for preventing infection after caesarean section

Frances J Kellie

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011362.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.

Postpartum health professional contact for improving maternal and infant health outcomes for healthy women and their infants

Frances J Kellie

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010855.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.

Vitamin K supplementation during pregnancy for improving outcomes

Frances J Kellie

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010920.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.

Perioperative intravenous ketamine for acute postoperative pain in adults

Elina CV Brinck, Elina Tiippana, Michael Heesen, Rae F Bell, Sebastian Straube, Vesa Kontinen

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012033.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.

Inspiratory muscle training for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

John Blakey, David Hodgson, Charlotte E Bolton

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009428.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.

Prostaglandin A for treating pre‐eclampsia

Frances J Kellie

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009657.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.

Gangliosides for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Shahrukh Mallik, Constantinos Kallis, Michael PT Lunn, A Gordon Smith

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011028.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.

Surgical interventions for entrapment and compression of the tibial and deep peroneal nerves including tarsal tunnel syndrome

Nirmal Perera, Danae Liolitsa, Ciaran Scott Hill, David Wordsworth, Marialena Trivella, Marco Sinisi, Hadi Manji

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010630.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.

Surfactant for newborn infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Fernando R Moya, Kevin P Lally, Virginia A Moyer, Martin L Blakely

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004209.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.