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  • We are delighted to welcome the Mississippi Center of Evidence-Based Practice (MCEBP) to the Cochrane US Network as our newest Affiliate.The MCEBP sits within the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing and is an established Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence. The center is experienced with evidence synthesis,...
    July 8 2020
  • University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus hosts the Rocky Mountain Cochrane Seminar Series and invites participants to the next webinar in the series entitled “Cochrane’s next decade: what comes after Strategy to 2020?”  The webinar speaker is Cochrane CEO Mark Wilson, who has been the Cochrane Central Chief...
    July 3 2020
  • Cochrane US Network introduces Tiffany Duque as the new Network Coordinator.  Please read her introductory message and welcome her personally if you have the chance.Thank you for the warm welcome I have received to date from many of the US Network members, as well as from the Cochrane Central Executive Team.  I'm honored to join...
    June 30 2020
  • Cochrane has published a new Rapid Review assessing the effectiveness of quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.The review summarizes evidence available from modelling studies that show how quarantining affects the spread of COVID-19. The studies included in the review consistently conclude that quarantine can play a role in controlling the...
    June 28 2020
  • Cochrane has published a review of studies looking at the accuracy of COVID-19 antibody tests.The review shows that antibody tests could have a useful role in detecting if someone has had COVID-19, but that timing is important. The tests were better at detecting COVID-19 in people two or more weeks after their symptoms started, but we do not know...
    June 25 2020
  • Rapid Review: Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID‐19 to treat individuals with COVID‐19People who have recovered from COVID-19 develop natural defences to the disease in their blood (antibodies). Antibodies are found in part of the blood called plasma. Plasma from blood donated from recovered patients, which contains COVID-19...
    May 22 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): optimizing health in the home workspaceTo 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 often involves prolonged sitting and working at a computer.This Special Collection, developed in collaboration with Cochrane Work...
    May 22 2020
  • Dr Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, recently spoke at a webinar organized by Cochrane US Affiliate, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on May 6, 2020.In the webinar, Dr Soares-Weiser gave an overview of Cochrane's efforts to support the evidence base for the international COVID-19 response and answered...
    April 30 2020
  • March for Science is running a series of virtual events this week as a global call to action for science-informed, evidence-based public policy.The online events, which run from 22-26 April, mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.March for Science is the world’s largest grassroots community of science advocates. Members of the Cochrane Community...
    April 21 2020
  • Cochrane has released a new Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Infection control and prevention measures.This Cochrane Library Special Collection pulls together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant to the prevention of infection.It includes reviews that evaluate the effects of interventions...
    March 19 2020

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