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217 items matching Respiratory infections

Vitamin D as an adjunct to antibiotics for the treatment of acute childhood pneumonia

Rashmi R Das, Meenu Singh, Sushree S Naik

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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.

Influenza vaccine for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Zoe Kopsaftis, Richard Wood‐Baker, 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.

Cyclamen europaeum extract for acute sinusitis

Anca Zalmanovici Trestioreanu, Ankur Barua, Barak Pertzov

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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.

Honey for acute cough in children

Olabisi Oduwole, Ekong E Udoh, Angela Oyo‐Ita, Martin M Meremikwu

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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.

Impact of diagnostic test Xpert MTB/RIF® on health outcomes for tuberculosis

Frederick Haraka, Ruvandhi R Nathavitharana, Samuel G Schumacher, Mwaka Kakolwa, Claudia M Denkinger, Sebastien Gagneux, Klaus Reither, Amanda Ross

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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.

Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy children

Tom Jefferson, Alessandro Rivetti, Carlo Di Pietrantonj, Vittorio Demicheli

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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.

Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy adults

Vittorio Demicheli, Tom Jefferson, Eliana Ferroni, Alessandro Rivetti, Carlo Di Pietrantonj

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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.

Vaccines for preventing influenza in the elderly

Vittorio Demicheli, Tom Jefferson, Carlo Di Pietrantonj, Eliana Ferroni, Sarah Thorning, Roger E Thomas, Alessandro Rivetti

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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.

Influenza vaccines in immunosuppressed adults with cancer

Roni Bitterman, Noa Eliakim‐Raz, Inbal Vinograd, Anca Zalmanovici Trestioreanu, Leonard Leibovici, Mical Paul

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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.

Nebulised hypertonic saline solution for acute bronchiolitis in infants

Linjie Zhang, Raúl A Mendoza‐Sassi, Claire Wainwright, Terry P Klassen

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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.

Corticosteroids for pneumonia

Anat Stern, Keren Skalsky, Tomer Avni, Elena Carrara, Leonard Leibovici, Mical Paul

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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.

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.

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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  • 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.

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.

Zinc for preventing and treating the common cold

Harri Hemilä, Elizabeth Chalker

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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.

Open Access

Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis

Charles S Wiysonge, Mpiko Ntsekhe, Lehana Thabane, Jimmy Volmink, Dumisani Majombozi, Freedom Gumedze, Shaheen Pandie, Bongani M Mayosi

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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.

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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  • 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.