This is a new protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows: to evaluate the role of child growth monitoring and promotion (GMP) in identifying and addressing faltering growth, improving infant and child feeding practices, and promoting contact and use of health services in children under five years of age living in...
July 28 2021
This is a new protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows: to assess the effects of interventions provided to support parents experiencing complex trauma or who have experienced childhood maltreatment (or both) on parenting capacity and parental psychological or socio-emotional well-being. Read it here on...
July 15 2021
This new review assessed the efficacy and safety of bisphosphonate therapy in the treatment of low bone mineral density (BMD) or secondary osteoporosis (or both) in children with cerebral palsy (CP), GMFCS (Gross Motor Function Classification System) Levels III to V, who are under 18 years of age.The review authors included two studies involving...
July 6 2021
Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems (DPLP) is looking for a team to assume responsibility for the following review: Oral probiotics for infantile colic. We will require a draft protocol to be submitted by the 30 November 2021 and the review by 31 May 2022. The successful team will be chosen based on the following. Content...
June 30 2021
This new review assessed the effectiveness of training programmes that seek to improve healthcare providers’ identification of and response to intimate partner violence (IPV) against women, compared to no intervention, wait list, placebo or training as usual.The review authors included 19 studies involving 1662 participants: 12 studies compared...
June 3 2021
This is a protocol for a new Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows. To assess the effects of telehealth-based parent-mediated interventions, for both children with ASD and their parents, compared with no treatment, wait-list control, treatment as usual, an alternative parent-mediated intervention not delivered by...
March 8 2021
This is a new protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows: to assess the effects of organisational interventions for management of behaviours of concern and use of restrictive practices among service staff providing care for people with an neurodevelopmental disability. Read it here on the Cochrane Library.
January 25 2021
This new review assessed the efficacy and harms (adverse effects) of immediate release (IR) methylphenidate (MPH) for treating ADHD in adults. The review authors included 10 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing IR MPH with placebo, an osmotic-release oral system (OROS) of MPH (an extended-release formulation), an extended-release...
January 20 2021
Two new protocols published for Cochrane Reviews (intervention) on autism spectrum disorders (ASD). One will assess the effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for individuals with the core features (social interaction, communication and restrictive and repetitive behaviours) of ASD (read it here on the Cochrane Library); and the other,...
January 19 2021
This new review assessed the effects of oral vitamin D supplementation on linear growth and other health outcomes among infants and children under five years of age.It includes 75 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) or quasi-RCTs comparing oral vitamin D supplementation, with or without other micronutrients, to no intervention, placebo, a lower...
December 15 2020