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  • Clinical trials are used to determine whether an intervention (treatment) is safe and effective compared to another intervention. Safety and efficacy are evaluated by measuring a range of outcomes (such as measures of quality of life, admission to hospital, or lung function). Clinical trials evaluating interventions for the management of chronic...
    May 5 2020
  • Phillippa Poole from the University of Auckland and colleagues from Cochrane Airways editorial team at St George’s University of London have updated the Cochrane Review: Phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitors for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).The team added a total of five new studies from the search run in March 2020. The studies...
    May 4 2020
  • We have gathered together a selection of links to information and resources related to COVID-19 from the respiratory and evidence syntheses communities, including guidelines, rapid reviews and 'living' evidence syntheses, primary study registers and search strategy resources.Respiratory societiesATS COVID-19 Resource Center (American Thoracic...
    April 7 2020
  • Dear colleagues We recognise that these are uncertain times and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt by many of you. We want to reassure you that your health, and your current priorities at work and home, are of the utmost importance to us. For those of you with any ongoing or pending tasks relating to a Cochrane Airways Review or...
    April 1 2020
  • We have curated this Special Collection for people who live with COPD, for those caring for people with COPD, and for healthcare professionals. The Collection brings together a series of Cochrane Reviews addressing COPD, aligned with the theme of World COPD Day 2019: ‘All together to end COPD’. The reviews have been selected to address COPD care...
    November 19 2019
  • The Airways team is delighted to introduce some new additions to our Editorial Board. Editors comment on most protocols and the interpretation and methods in most reviews. Our new Associate Editors are:Hayley Barnes, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, AustraliaHayley is a respiratory physician based in Melbourne, Australia, and she specialises in...
    November 15 2019
  • Cochrane Airways es un grupo que trabaja en todo el mundo para publicar revisiones sistemáticas Cochrane sobre la prevención y el tratamiento de enfermedades respiratorias (pulmonares). Estos incluyen asma, EPOC (enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica), apnea obstructiva del sueño, bronquiectasia, enfermedad pulmonar intersticial, fibrosis...
    August 28 2019
  • #AskCochraneAirwaysДыхательные пути Кокрэйн - это международная группа, публикующая Кокрейновские систематические обзоры о предупреждении и лечении респираторных (легочных) заболеваний. Они включают астму, ХОБЛ (хроническую обструктивную болезнь легких), обструктивное апноэ сна, бронхоэктазию, интерстициальные легочные болезни, идиопатический...
    August 28 2019
  • 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

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