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  • This is a protocol for a new Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows.To assess the effectiveness of school feeding programs for improving the physical and psychological health of children experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage across the world.To compare the effectiveness of school feeding programs for children experiencing...
    August 26 2022
  • This updated review assessed the effects of listening to music on sleep in adults with insomnia and assessed the influence of specific variables that may moderate the effect. The review authors included 13 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), eight of which were new to this update, with 1007 participants. The studies compared the effects of...
    August 26 2022
  • Little is known about what might help people diagnosed with BPD when they are experiencing an acute crisis present to health services in crisis, often with suicidal thoughts or actionsThis newly published Cochrane (intervention) review sought to assess the effects of crisis interventions for adults diagnosed with BPD in any setting. It...
    August 23 2022
  • A New Chapter for CochraneCochrane has embarked on an important change programme to transform the way we produce high-quality, independent and timely evidence. The new model is designed to ensure Cochrane remains viable, sustainable, and focused on the greatest global health and care challenges now and into the future.As part of the...
    July 19 2022
  • This review assessed the effectiveness of training aimed at improving reporting of child abuse and neglect by professionals and investigated possible components of effective training interventions.The review authors included 11 studies with 1484 participants. Only 3 of the 11 studies were conducted in the past 10 years and all took place in high-...
    July 6 2022
  • On behalf of Evidence Synthesis Ireland (ESI), CDPLP is pleased to announce the following, forthcoming training events from the ESI Webinar and Workshop Series!19 September 2022: Workshop on 'Meta-ethnography training', by Dr Emma FranceThis workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the key principles of meta-ethnography...
    June 29 2022
  • This review assessed the effect of non‐pharmacological sleep promotion interventions in hospitalized children and adolescents on sleep quality and sleep duration, child or parent satisfaction, cost‐effectiveness, delirium incidence, length of mechanical ventilation, length of stay, and mortality.The review authors included 10 studies with 528...
    June 20 2022
  • This is a protocol for a new Cochrane Review (intervention).The objectives are as follows: to assess the effects of probiotics for infantile colic in infants younger than four months of age.Read it here on the Cochrane Library.
    May 25 2022
  • This review assessed the effects of music therapy, or music therapy added to standard care, for autistic people.The review authors included 26 studies (16 new to this update) with 1165 participants. More than half of the studies were conducted in North America or Asia and most (21 studies) included children aged two to 12 years old. The studies...
    May 18 2022
  • This review sought to assess the effect of double‐fortified salt (DFS) compared to iodised salt (IS) on measures of iron and iodine status in all age groups.The review authors included 18 studies (7 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), 7 cluster-RCTs, 4 controlled before and after (CBA) studies), involving over 8800 individuals from five...
    May 13 2022

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