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ISSUE 10 OCtober 2014 (updated frequently)

New Reviews

Acupuncture for functional dyspepsia

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 

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) 

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 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

Pharmacotherapy for sleep bruxism

Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for people with cystic fibrosis 

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

Strabismus surgery before versus after completion of amblyopia therapy in children 

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

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 

Antibiotics for bronchiolitis in children under two years of age 

Antibiotics for community-acquired pneumonia in adult outpatients 

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 

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 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 

Topical corticosteroids as adjunctive therapy for bacterial keratitis 


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