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    January 9 2019
  • As part of Cochrane’s Linked Data project, we have been annotating our intervention reviews with population, intervention, comparison and outcome (PICO) metadata using the controlled vocabulary being developed by Cochrane for this purpose. The aim of this work is to make our research easier to find, share and reuse. We have made good progress...
    December 20 2018
  • Congratulations to Kavin Sathananthan, a student at St George's, University of London for winning first prize for his poster on the results from a forthcoming Airways updated review on mucolytics for COPD.  The poster was presented at the 'Respiratory medicine: student and trainee taster evening' held on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at the Royal...
    December 20 2018
  • Impact factorThe 2017 Journal Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews is 6.754, which describes the ratio of the number of reviews published during 2015 and 2016 (1,764) to the number of citations these reviews received in 2017 (11,914).Looking at the Cochrane Airways reviews alone, we would have a higher theoretical impact...
    December 5 2018
  • Cochrane Airways collaborated with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to deliver their Guideline on Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management 2018.  We delivered data from two reviews early which underpinned key recommendations.Inhaled combination therapy for COPDA network meta-analysis...
    December 5 2018
  • We have been working with a team of patients, doctors, nurses and advisors at the British Lung Foundation and European Lung Foundation to put together a survey to find out about people’s experiences of living with a chronic lung condition. We want to find out how people experience their condition on a day-to-day basis and when they have an...
    August 30 2018
  • See here for detail on the news that the 2017 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews has risen to 6.754.  We look forward to seeing the 2017 Impact Factor for the Airways group which will be circulated in due course.  Watch this space!
    July 3 2018
  • Emma Dennett (Airways Managing Editor) was thrilled to be contacted recently by Naomi Winfield, who authored the Cochrane Airways Review Non-pharmaceutical management of respiratory morbidity in children with severe global developmental delay which was initiated by stakeholder involvement.  Here, Naomi tells us about the impact on her career...
    June 28 2018
  • In March this year Chris Cates (Cochrane Airways Joint Co-ordinating Editor) and I attended the Cochrane Governance meeting in Lisbon. The Cochrane Governance Meetings occur in March/April every year and provide an opportunity for Cochrane's governing board and executive groups to meet and agree the organisation's strategic priorities. This year...
    June 26 2018
  • I was privileged to be asked to continue the tradition of Cochrane Airways Co-ordinating Editors' attendance at the annual Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) conference. As well as the Cochrane Airways Australia satellite, we have a fantastic group of authors and editors from this part of the world and it’s great to meet them in...
    June 26 2018

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