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Ketorolac for postoperative pain in children

Ewan D McNicol, Emily Rowe, Tess E Cooper

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  • New

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

  • 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.

Botulinum toxins for the prevention of migraine in adults

Clare P Herd, Claire L Tomlinson, Caroline Rick, W J Scotton, Julie Edwards, Natalie Ives, Carl E Clarke, Alexandra Sinclair

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  • New

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

  • 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.

Mu‐opioid antagonists for opioid‐induced bowel dysfunction in people with cancer and people receiving palliative care

Bridget Candy, Louise Jones, Victoria Vickerstaff, Philip J Larkin, Patrick Stone

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • 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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Non‐invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain

Neil E O'Connell, Louise Marston, Sally Spencer, Lorraine H DeSouza, Benedict M Wand

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  • 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.

Oral water soluble contrast for malignant bowel obstruction

William Syrmis, Russell Richard, Sue Jenkins‐Marsh, Siew C Chia, Phillip Good

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  • 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.

Cannabis‐based medicines for chronic neuropathic pain in adults

Martin Mücke, Tudor Phillips, Lukas Radbruch, Frank Petzke, Winfried Häuser

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  • 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.

Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for fibromyalgia

Patrick Welsch, Nurcan Üçeyler, Petra Klose, Brian Walitt, Winfried Häuser

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  • 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.

Ghrelin for the management of cachexia associated with cancer

Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib, Anuraj H Shankar, Richard Kirubakaran, Abhay Gaidhane, Shilpa Gaidhane, Padam Simkhada, Zahiruddin Quazi Syed

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  • 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.

Combination pharmacotherapy for the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults

Joelle Thorpe, Bonnie Shum, R Andrew Moore, Philip J Wiffen, Ian Gilron

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  • 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.

Antipsychotics for the treatment of neuropathic pain in adults

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

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  • 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.

Acupuncture for neuropathic pain in adults

Zi Yong Ju, Ke Wang, Hua Shun Cui, Yibo Yao, Shi Min Liu, Jia Zhou, Tong Yu Chen, Jun Xia

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  • 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.

Interventions for the reduction of prescribed opioid use in chronic non‐cancer pain

Christopher Eccleston, Emma Fisher, Kyla H Thomas, Leslie Hearn, Sheena Derry, Cathy Stannard, Roger Knaggs, R Andrew Moore

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  • 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.

High‐dose opioids for chronic non‐cancer pain: an overview of Cochrane Reviews

Charl Els, Tanya D Jackson, Reidar Hagtvedt, Diane Kunyk, Barend Sonnenberg, Vernon G Lappi, Sebastian Straube

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  • Review

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

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.

Adverse events associated with medium‐ and long‐term use of opioids for chronic non‐cancer pain: an overview of Cochrane Reviews

Charl Els, Tanya D Jackson, Diane Kunyk, Vernon G Lappi, Barend Sonnenberg, Reidar Hagtvedt, Sangita Sharma, Fariba Kolahdooz, Sebastian Straube

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  • Review

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

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for fibromyalgia in adults

Mark I Johnson, Leica S Claydon, G Peter Herbison, Gareth Jones, Carole A Paley

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  • 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.

Perioperative intravenous ketamine for acute postoperative pain in adults

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

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  • 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 effectiveness and cost‐effectiveness of inpatient specialist palliative care in acute hospitals for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers

Sabrina Bajwah, Deokhee Yi, Gunn Grande, Chris Todd, Massimo Costantini, Fliss E Murtagh, Catherine J Evans, Irene J Higginson

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  • 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.

Oxycodone for cancer‐related pain

Mia Schmidt‐Hansen, Michael I Bennett, Stephanie Arnold, Nathan Bromham, Jennifer S Hilgart

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  • 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.

Interventions for treating persistent pain in survivors of torture

Emma Baird, Amanda C de C Williams, Leslie Hearn, Kirstine Amris

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  • 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.

Antidepressants for chronic non‐cancer pain in children and adolescents

Tess E Cooper, Lauren C Heathcote, Jacqui Clinch, Jeffrey I. Gold, Richard Howard, Susan M Lord, Neil Schechter, Chantal Wood, Philip J Wiffen

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  • 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.

Antiepileptic drugs for chronic non‐cancer pain in children and adolescents

Tess E Cooper, Philip J Wiffen, Lauren C Heathcote, Jacqui Clinch, Richard Howard, Elliot Krane, Susan M Lord, Navil Sethna, Neil Schechter, Chantal Wood

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  • 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.

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for chronic non‐cancer pain in children and adolescents

Tess E Cooper, Emma Fisher, Brian Anderson, Nick MR Wilkinson, David G Williams, Christopher Eccleston

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  • 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.