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  • Cochrane Airways seeks new Editorial Board membersWe are looking to recruit editors to join our editorial board. Applications are welcome from clinicians with any relevant respiratory clinical speciality, but we are particularly looking for editors in the areas of paediatric respiratory medicine, emergency medicine, sleep apnoea, interstitial lung...
    August 7 2019
  • We are seeking members for a new priority-setting advisory group. The group will work with the Cochrane Airways Editorial team to identify review topics and rank them in terms of priority (how important the questions are to people making decisions about respiratory health). We are looking for a mix of people to join including patients, carers,...
    July 24 2019
  • We are running a survey for members of the public including patients, carers, healthcare professionals and researchers. We want to know your questions about living with a chronic lung disease. Your questions will help us to decide on new topics for future reviews and to make existing reviews more relevant to you. We will use your responses to help...
    July 23 2019
  • Cochrane Airways announce a priority-setting exercise to identify the key review topics across the whole of our scope. We are looking for the most important new topics in respiratory research as well as where our existing reviews need to be updated to reflect the most up-to-date evidence.We have planned two main strands of priority-setting. The...
    July 3 2019
  • Wikipedia  is a free online encyclopaedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it – and available in many languages. There are over 40,000 pages on health-related articles and around 10 million hits on these per day.Twenty eight percent of Cochrane Airways reviews are cited on Wikipedia. We’d like to encourage authors and friends of...
    May 13 2019
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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

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