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Does nursing research impact on policy? a case study of health visiting research and UK health policy
The aim of this study was to critically examine the impact of nursing research on the development of health care policy using UK health visiting research as an example. We used established methods to evaluate research ...
The Cochrane Injuries Group celebrates the publication of its 100th review: time to reflect on impact
In Issue 5, 2010 of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the Cochrane Injuries Group (CIG) published its 100th systematic review. Such a milestone provides a good opportunity to reflect on the ways in which the ...
Evaluating the nursing, midwifery and health visiting contribution to chronic disease management : An integration of three reviews
This report integrates the evidence from three related, but independent, reviews commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Service Delivery Organisation (SDO) to evaluate the nursing, midwifery and ...
Human albumin solution for resuscitation and volume expansion in critically ill patients
Background: Human albumin solutions are used in a range of medical and surgical problems. Licensed indications are the emergency treatment of shock and other conditions where restoration of blood volume is urgent, burns, ...
Update on review of reviews on teenage pregnancy and parenthood : Submitted as an Addendum to the first evidence briefing 2003
(National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 2008)
This report presents the findings from reviews identified since December 2001 to update the first evidence briefing relating to teenage pregnancy and parenthood published in 2003 (Swann et al 2003). Following on from the ...
Evidence from the systematic reviews
(Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Press, 2007)
Parenting Programmes for preventing tobacco, alcohol or drugs misuse in children under 18 : a systematic review
We conducted a systematic review of controlled studies of parenting programmes to prevent tobacco, alcohol or drug abuse in children under 18. We searched Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, specialised Register ...
Preventing teenage pregnancy : Evidence from systematic reviews
We have recently undertaken an update of the review of reviews (Evidence briefing 2003) on behalf of NICE and in this chapter we briefly summarise the findings of the first review, report in more detail on the results of ...
Contraception advice and provision for the prevention of under 18 conceptions and STIs : A rapid review
(National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), 2006)
Prophylactic antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection after breast cancer surgey
Background: Surgery has been used as part of breast cancer treatment for centuries; however any surgical procedure has the potential risk of infection. Infection rates for surgical treatment of breast cancer are documented ...