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2018, Issue 1

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

Intervention Protocols

Palliative care interventions for people with multiple sclerosis

Carolina OC Latorraca, Ana Luiza C Martimbianco, Daniela V Pachito, Maria Regina Torloni, Rafael L Pacheco, Juliana Gomes Pereira, Rachel Riera

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012936
  • 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.

Anti‐interleukin‐13 and anti‐interleukin‐4 agents versus placebo, anti‐interleukin‐5 or anti‐immunoglobulin‐E agents, for children and adults with asthma

Michaela Edwards, Andrew Gallagher, Parameswaran Nair, Stewart Drew, Aashish Vyas, Rashmi Sharma, Paul A Marsden, David JW Evans

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012929
  • 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.

Aids for mechanical cleaning of teeth with fixed braces

Hock Hoe Goh, Bridget Doubleday

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012931
  • 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.

Cyclin‐dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors for hormone receptor‐positive advanced breast cancer

Nicholas LX Syn, Ian Wee, Andrea Li‐Ann Wong, Robby M Goh, Samuel Guan‐Wei Ow, Matteo Lambertini, Soo‐Chin Lee

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012919
  • 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.

Once daily long‐acting beta2‐agonists and long‐acting muscarinic antagonists in a combined inhaler versus placebo for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Usman Maqsood, David JW Evans, Terence N Ho, Karen Palmer, Fiona JR Eccles, Mohammed Munavvar, Iain Crossingham

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012930
  • 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.

Hybrid repair versus conventional open repair for aortic arch dissection

Edel P Kavanagh, Fionnuala Jordan, Niamh Hynes, Ala Elhelali, Declan Devane, Dave Veerasingam, Sherif Sultan

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012920
  • 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.

Mobile‐based technologies to support healthcare provider to healthcare provider communication and management of care

Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Brian S Buckley, Marita S Fønhus, Claire Glenton, Nicholas Henschke, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, Garrett L Mehl, Tigest Tamrat, Sasha Shepperd

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012927
  • 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.

Hybrid repair versus conventional open repair for thoracic aortic arch aneurysms

Ala Elhelali, Niamh Hynes, Declan Devane, Sherif Sultan, Edel P Kavanagh, Liam Morris, Dave Veerasingam, Fionnuala Jordan

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012923
  • 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.

Endovascular versus conventional open surgical repair for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms

Jamie Concannon, Niamh Hynes, Dave Veerasingam, Edel P Kavanagh, J P McGarry, Sherif Sultan, Peter McHugh, Fionnuala Jordan

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012926
  • 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.

Vitamin or mineral supplements for premenstrual syndrome

Srinaree Kaewrudee, Chumnan Kietpeerakool, Porjai Pattanittum, Pisake Lumbiganon

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012933
  • 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.

Digital tracking, provider decision support systems, and targeted client communication via mobile devices to improve primary health care

Smisha Agarwal, Lavanya Vasudevan, Tigest Tamrat, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Hanna Bergman, Nicholas Henschke, Garrett L Mehl, Marita S Fønhus

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012925
  • 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.

Mobile‐based technologies to support client to healthcare provider communication and management of care

Daniela C Gonçalves‐Bradley, Brian S Buckley, Marita S Fønhus, Claire Glenton, Nicholas Henschke, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, Garrett L Mehl, Tigest Tamrat, Sasha Shepperd

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012928
  • 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.

Betahistine for Ménière's disease or syndrome

Babette van Esch, Hester J van der Zaag‐Loonen, Tjasse Bruintjes, Louisa Murdin, Adrian James, Peter Paul van Benthem

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012914
  • 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.

Pharmacological treatment for central sleep apnoea in adults

Rachel Riera, Carolina OC Latorraca, Ana Luiza C Martimbianco, Rafael L Pacheco, Luciano F Drager, Geraldo Lorenzi‐Filho, Daniela V Pachito

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012922
  • 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 therapy interventions, other than general physical exercise interventions, in children and adolescents before, during and following treatment for cancer

Paula A Ospina, Alyssa McComb, Lesley E Wiart, David D Eisenstat, Margaret L McNeely

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012924
  • 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.

Shortened treatment regimens versus the standard regimen for drug‐sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis

Angeline G Grace, Abhenil Mittal, Siddharth Jain, Jaya P Tripathy, Srinath Satyanarayana, Prathap Tharyan, Richard Kirubakaran

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012918
  • 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.

Random drug and alcohol testing for preventing injury in workers

Charl Els, Tanya D Jackson, Mathew T Milen, Diane Kunyk, Sebastian Straube

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012921
  • 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.

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors versus single agent chemotherapy as second‐line treatment for non–small‐cell lung cancer wild‐type or unknown status for EGFR

Perrine Créquit, Amelie Yavchitz, Ludovic Trinquart, Philippe Ravaud, Jacques Cadranel

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012901
  • 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.

Antipsychotics for the treatment of neuropathic pain in adults

Stefan Seidel, Martin Aigner, Brigitte Wildner, Thomas Sycha, Eleonore Pablik

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012916
  • 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.

Community‐based antibiotic delivery for possible serious bacterial infections in neonates in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Jessica Duby, Zohra S Lassi, Zulfiqar A Bhutta

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007646.pub2
  • Major change

    The protocol has been amended to reflect an important change to the objectives or scope of the proposed review.

  • 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.

MVA85A vaccine to enhance BCG for preventing tuberculosis

Rufaro Kashangura, Sophie Jullien, Paul Garner, Taryn Young, Samuel Johnson

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012915
  • 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.

PCSK9 inhibition for primary prevention of ischaemic heart disease in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia

Aidan Ryan, Sarah J Nevitt, Christopher D Byrne, Paul Cook

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012917
  • 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.

Urgent‐start peritoneal dialysis versus conventional‐start peritoneal dialysis for people with chronic kidney disease

Htay Htay, David W Johnson, Jonathan C Craig, Armando Teixeira‐Pinto, Carmel Hawley, Yeoungjee Cho

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012913
  • 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.

Birth and death notification via mobile devices

Lavanya Vasudevan, Nicholas Henschke, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin, Nicola Maayan, John Eyers, Marita S Fønhus, Tigest Tamrat, Garrett L Mehl

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012909
  • 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.

Tracking health commodity inventory and notifying stock levels via mobile devices

Smisha Agarwal, Tigest Tamrat, Marita S Fønhus, Nicholas Henschke, Hanna Bergman, Garrett L Mehl, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012907
  • 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.

Metformin monotherapy for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Filip Gnesin, Anne Cathrine Thuesen, Lise Katrine Kähler, Christian Gluud, Sten Madsbad, Bianca Hemmingsen

Online Publication Date: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012906
  • 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 to increase physical activity for people with congenital heart disease

Susanne H Klausen, Roselien Buys, Lars Louis Andersen, Asle Hirth, Brian W McCrindle, Hanne Kjaergaard, Jørn Wetterslev

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011030.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.

Limb salvage for treating pathological fracture at diagnosis in children and adolescents with localized high grade osteosarcoma

Krits Salang, Thanit Foocharoen, Malinee Laopaiboon, Kitti Jirarattanaphochai

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012146.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.

Induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemoradiotherapy versus concurrent chemoradiotherapy with or without adjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Zhi Rui Zhou, Zhang Yu Zou, Jun Xia, Song Qu

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010667.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.

Curettage versus other methods of adenoidectomy in children

Jean‐François Poirier, Julian R Savage, Malcolm P Hilton

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007642.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.

Antimicrobials for chronic AIDS‐associated diarrhoea in Adults

Yusuf Abdu Misau, Robert B Sanda, Adamu Bakari, Mohammed Turaki, Khalid Ashfaq

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008499.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.

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for patients having resection or ablation of liver metastases from colorectal cancer.

Gaëtan Des Guetz, Pascale Mariani, Bernard Uzzan

Date Withdrawn: DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007782.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.