Many healthcare workers work alone or have little access to colleagues and specialists. This is a common problem for healthcare workers in rural areas or low‐income countries. One possible solution to this problem is to offer healthcare workers advice and support through mobile technologies that allow healthcare workers to get help from...
Featured Review: Using mobile technologies to promote communication and management of care between healthcare professionalsSeptember 18 2020
Can travel-related control measures contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic?
What are travel-related control measures?
To contain the spread of COVID-19, numerous countries have implemented control measures related to international travel. These include:...September 17 2020
How effective is screening for COVID-19?
Why does screening matter?
Screening aims to identify a condition in people who may not be showing any symptoms. Some people may have the COVID-19 virus but appear healthy or have only mild symptoms. It is important to identify...September 15 2020
Cochrane has published an update to the Rapid Review assessing the effectiveness of quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic
...September 14 2020Featured Review: Rapid, point-of-care antigen and molecular-based tests for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection
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Why is this question important?...August 19 2020
Today Cochrane, a global independent organization that reviews evidence from research to inform health decision-making, publishes a review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests.
The review...June 25 2020
New Cochrane Rapid Review - Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people
Many countries have introduced restrictions on people’s movement to protect them from COVID-19. Visiting older friends and relatives may not possible. Can calling Grandma with a video call help her feel less...May 28 2020
To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, workers in many countries have changed their usual work habits and are working from home where feasible. Home working...May 15 2020Interventions for improving medication-taking ability and adherence in older adults prescribed multiple medications
Older people are often prescribed multiple medications, which can be challenging to manage and may lead to under-use or over-use of medication or medication-taking errors.
Review authors asked, “What are the best ways to help older adults who have been prescribed multiple medications to use and take their medications...May 15 2020