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ISSUE 10 OCtober 2014 (updated frequently)

New Reviews

Acupuncture for functional dyspepsia

Advanced sperm selection techniques for assisted reproduction 

Allopurinol for chronic gout 

Anabolic steroids for rehabilitation after hip fracture in older people 

Androgens for the anaemia of chronic kidney disease in adults

Antibiotics prior to amniotomy for reducing infectious morbidity in mother and infant 

Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis 

Antiretroviral interventions for preventing breast milk transmission of HIV 

Aquatic exercise training for fibromyalgia 

Astragalus (a traditional Chinese medicine) for treating chronic kidney disease

Bias due to selective inclusion and reporting of outcomes and analyses in systematic reviews of randomised trials of healthcare interventions 

Capsule endoscopy for the diagnosis of oesophageal varices in people with chronic liver disease or portal vein thrombosis

Clobazam monotherapy for partial-onset or generalized-onset seizures 

Dietary supplements for chronic gout 

Early versus late initiation of epidural analgesia for labour 

Electrotherapy modalities for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder) 

Eradication therapy for Burkholderia cepacia complex in people with cystic fibrosis 

Fetal assessment methods for improving neonatal and maternal outcomes in preterm prelabour rupture of membranes 

Heparin versus 0.9% sodium chloride intermittent flushing for prevention of occlusion in central venous catheters in adults

Hepatitis B vaccination for reducing morbidity and mortality in persons with HIV infection 

High-dose versus low-dose oxytocin infusion regimens for induction of labour at term 

Interventions for managing asthma in pregnancy 

Interventions for primary prevention of suicide in university and other post-secondary educational settings 

Interventions for tophi in gout 

Intranasal fentanyl for the management of acute pain in children

Minimally invasive surgical techniques versus open myomectomy for uterine fibroids 

Non-nutritive sucking for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in preterm and low birth weight infants

Non-pharmaceutical management of respiratory morbidity in children with severe global developmental delay

Oral adsorbents for preventing or delaying the progression of chronic kidney disease

Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for people with cystic fibrosis 

Perphenazine versus low-potency first-generation antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia

Pharmacotherapy for sleep bruxism

Prenatal versus postnatal repair procedures for spina bifida for improving infant and maternal outcomes 

Probiotics for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia 

School policies for preventing smoking among young people 

Strabismus surgery before versus after completion of amblyopia therapy in children 

Strategies of testing for syphilis during pregnancy

Surgical approaches for cervical spine facet dislocations in adults 

Surgical interventions for treating pectus excavatum 

The diagnostic accuracy of the GenoType® MTBDRsl assay for the detection of resistance to second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs

Tolerability of selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors used for the treatment of rheumatological manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease 

Treatment for epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental outcomes in the child 

Treatment for speech disorder in Friedreich ataxia and other hereditary ataxia syndromes 

Vasodilators for women undergoing fertility treatment 

Virtual reality for treatment compliance for people with serious mental illness 

 

Updated Review

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor treatment for myasthenia gravis 

Acupuncture for schizophrenia 

Antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal delivery 

Antibiotic prophylaxis for third- and fourth-degree perineal tear during vaginal birth 

Antibiotic prophylaxis versus no prophylaxis for preventing infection after cesarean section 

Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children under two years of age 

Antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia in adult outpatients 

Antibiotics for prelabour rupture of membranes at or near term 

Anticoagulation for people with cancer and central venous catheters

Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for diabetic macular oedema 

Beta-blockers for preventing stroke recurrence

Cannabis and schizophrenia 

Decongestants, antihistamines and nasal irrigation for acute sinusitis in children 

Deferasirox for managing iron overload in people with myelodysplastic syndrome 

Drugs for preventing malaria in pregnant women in endemic areas: any drug regimen versus placebo or no treatment 

Epinephrine injection versus epinephrine injection and a second endoscopic method in high-risk bleeding ulcers 

Fetal pulse oximetry for fetal assessment in labour

Gene therapy for sickle cell disease 

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for people with ß-thalassaemia major 

High dose rate versus low dose rate intracavity brachytherapy for locally advanced uterine cervix cancer 

Immunosuppressive treatment for idiopathic membranous nephropathy in adults with nephrotic syndrome

Immunotherapy for recurrent miscarriage

Inhaled corticosteroids for cystic fibrosis 

Interventions for deliberately altering blood pressure in acute stroke 

Interventions for dysphagia in oesophageal cancer 

Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people

Intravenous lidocaine for the treatment of background or procedural burn pain 

Negative pressure wound therapy for skin grafts and surgical wounds healing by primary intention 

Omentoplasty for oesophagogastrostomy after oesophagectomy 

Pharmaceutical policies: effects of reference pricing, other pricing, and purchasing policies 

Pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease 

Prophylactic antibiotics for manual removal of retained placenta in vaginal birth

Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in non-HIV immunocompromised patients 

Quantitative versus qualitative cultures of respiratory secretions for clinical outcomes in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia

Topical corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for bacterial keratitis 

 

Withdrawn Reviews

 

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