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Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children

Mohd N Norhayati, Jacqueline J Ho, Mohd Y Azman

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  • Commented

    The review includes comments. Readers can submit comments, which are incorporated into the review together with answers and feedback from the review authors

  • 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.

Inhaled versus systemic corticosteroids for preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in ventilated very low birth weight preterm neonates

Sachin S Shah, Arne Ohlsson, Henry L Halliday, Vibhuti S Shah

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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.

Inhaled versus systemic corticosteroids for the treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in ventilated very low birth weight preterm infants

Sachin S Shah, Arne Ohlsson, Henry L Halliday, Vibhuti S Shah

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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.

Procalcitonin to initiate or discontinue antibiotics in acute respiratory tract infections

Philipp Schuetz, Yannick Wirz, Ramon Sager, Mirjam Christ‐Crain, Daiana Stolz, Michael Tamm, Lila Bouadma, Charles E Luyt, Michel Wolff, Jean Chastre, Florence Tubach, Kristina B Kristoffersen, Olaf Burkhardt, Tobias Welte, Stefan Schroeder, Vandack Nobre, Long Wei, Heiner C Bucher, Neera Bhatnagar, Djillali Annane, Konrad Reinhart, Angela Branche, Pierre Damas, Maarten Nijsten, Dylan W de Lange, Rodrigo O Deliberato, Stella SS Lima, Vera Maravić‐Stojković, Alessia Verduri, Bin Cao, Yahya Shehabi, Albertus Beishuizen, Jens‐Ulrik S Jensen, Caspar Corti, Jos A Van Oers, Ann R Falsey, Evelien de Jong, Carolina F Oliveira, Bianca Beghe, Matthias Briel, Beat Mueller

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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.

Short‐course versus long‐course intravenous therapy with the same antibiotic for severe community‐acquired pneumonia in children aged two months to 59 months

Zohra S Lassi, Aamer Imdad, Zulfiqar A Bhutta

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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.

Autogenic drainage for airway clearance in cystic fibrosis

Pamela McCormack, Paul Burnham, Kevin W Southern

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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.

Prostacyclin for pulmonary hypertension

Hayley Barnes, Toby Fothergill, Andrew Burns, Marc Humbert, Trevor Williams

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  • 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.

Zinc for preventing and treating the common cold

Harri Hemilä, Elizabeth Chalker

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  • 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.

Doppler trans‐thoracic echocardiography for detection of pulmonary hypertension in adults

Junji Kumasawa, Sayaka Shimizu, Yoshio Nakano, Yuki Kataoka, Hiraku Tsujimoto, Yasushi Tsujimoto

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  • 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.

Anti‐IL5 therapies for asthma

Hugo A Farne, Amanda Wilson, Colin Powell, Lynne Bax, Stephen J Milan

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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.

Phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Jimmy Chong, Bonnie Leung, Phillippa Poole

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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.

Healthcare financing systems for increasing the use of tobacco dependence treatment

Floor A van den Brand, Gera E Nagelhout, Ayalu A Reda, Bjorn Winkens, Silvia M A A Evers, Daniel Kotz, Onno CP van Schayck

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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.

Clinician‐targeted interventions to influence antibiotic prescribing behaviour for acute respiratory infections in primary care: an overview of systematic reviews

Sarah KG Tonkin‐Crine, Pui San Tan, Oliver van Hecke, Kay Wang, Nia W Roberts, Amanda McCullough, Malene Plejdrup Hansen, Christopher C Butler, Chris B Del Mar

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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.

  • 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.

Delayed antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections

Geoffrey KP Spurling, Chris B Del Mar, Liz Dooley, Ruth Foxlee, Rebecca Farley

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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.

Internet‐based interventions for smoking cessation

Gemma M. J. Taylor, Michael N Dalili, Monika Semwal, Marta Civljak, Aziz Sheikh, Josip Car

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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.

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Isoniazid for preventing tuberculosis in HIV‐infected children

Moleen Zunza, Diane M Gray, Taryn Young, Mark Cotton, Heather J Zar

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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.

Heated, humidified air for the common cold

Meenu Singh, Manvi Singh, Nishant Jaiswal, Anil Chauhan

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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.

Culture‐specific programs for children and adults from minority groups who have asthma

Gabrielle B McCallum, Peter S Morris, Ngiare Brown, Anne B Chang

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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.

Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis

Vanitha A Jagannath, Vidhu Thaker, Anne B Chang, Amy I Price

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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.

Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children

Gabrielle B McCallum, Erin J Plumb, Peter S Morris, Anne B Chang

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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.