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Screening and Diagnostic Tests Methods Group
Cancer
Skills: Screening
The aetiology of oral cancer is mainly tobacco and alcohol consumption and high risk human papilloma virus (hrHPV). There are ample opportunities in countries with a well organized dental health service, to identify people at risk and intervene ag... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English, Data Extraction
Please can someone have a look to see if this is a randomised controlled study, participants: schizophrenia; interventions: levomepromazine in one arm vs another antipsychotic or placebo
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders
Blood disorders
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Turkish to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
Draft review title: Antifibrinolytic therapy for preventing oral bleeding in people on anticoagulants undergoing minor oral surgery or dental extractions We have a paper published in Turkish which may be eligible for inclusion in this review. I... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from English to Tigrinya
My information flyer for the recruitment of study participants needs to be translated. It has been translated via task exchange into another community language and was told that it only took a few minutes to complete.
Developmental, psychosocial & learning problems
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to , Data Extraction, Protocol Development, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
Clinical Psychology PhD student with a MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics offering help with reviews in mental health. Fully bilingual (French and English). Previous experience in protocol development, systematic review, data extraction, ana... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables
We are looking for a patient/carer partner to join our international guideline panel team to develop a patient-centred recommendation on using steroids for the treatment of patients who have sepsis. Who are we? 
 The BMJ RapidRecs Group is ... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
1. Help from Korean speaking people for full-text screening (decision in-/exclusion of studies) 2. Data extraction of included Korean studies We have 17 Korean studies for full text screening (decision: in- or exclusion?). We use a very well-s... show more
Injuries
Neurology
Skills: Consumer Input
The Cochrane Injuries Group will be publishing an update of the review 'Decompressive craniectomy for the treatment of high intracranial pressure in closed traumatic brain injury'. We would like to involve someone who has experienced the procedur... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Health & safety at work
Skills: Searching
We are developing a Cochrane review title Workplace Intervention for treating Work-related rhinitis and rhinosinusitis. One of the databases covered is PsycInfo which we do not have access to it. We would like to ask your kind help in retrieving ... show more
Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Thai to English
Translation of a Thai language research article of 'Economic Evaluation of Foldable Compared to Rigid Intraocular Lens for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery in Thailand' to English .A person with a background of public health and economic e... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables
Who are we? 
 The BMJ RapidRecs Group is looking for patient/carer partners to be on a guideline panel for a rapid guideline. This project is under the WikiRecs initiative, where our mandate is to translate potentially practice changing evidenc... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Consumer Network
Effective practice & health systems
Skills: Consumer Input
Data seems very patchy as to why the NHS complaints system delivers such an apparently appalling outcome for the complainant. Figures vary, in one survey I read stated that 67% of cases give up..But are these figures correct? Are some complaint a... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Neonatal care
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from English to English, Data Extraction, Protocol Development, Screening, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
Neonatal care including clinical pharmacy job and activities
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening, Searching
We are conducting a review on congenital muscular torticollis in the 0 - 5 year old age range without language restrictions. We are looking for up to two individuals who have access to CNKI and VIP databases to search the databases for relevant C... show more
Haematological Malignancies
Blood disorders
Skills: Screening
We now have the full text of an article from the Khirurgiia journal. The use of cryosupernatant plasma in complex treatment of pancreonecrosis. We want to know if the article fulfills our review's eligibility criteria or not. The article is in R... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Question Formulation, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
I am interested to do a meta-analysis on this topic
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English, Screening
A study in schizophrenia is needed to be translated into English from Persian. The contributor will be acknowledged in our review entitled: "Fluphenazine decanoate (timing of administration) for people with schizophrenia"
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
These tasks are part of the Cochrane-Wikipedia Partnership. Cochrane and Wikipedia are working together to share high-quality medical evidence with a broad audience. -There are over 25,000 health-related articles in English Wikipedia. -App... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers
Cancer
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English
Dear all, Thank you for casting your attention to this post. RE: Cochrane systemtic review "Exercise interventions for people undergoing multimodal cancer treatment that includes surgery". I am undertaking a systematic review on exercise ... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care
Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to , Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Language and Copyedit, Screening, Searching
I'm a doctor from Brazil (intensive care and palliative care specialist), by the moment living in Paris because of my PhD thesis. Very interested in joining a group who works on systematic reviews. Full working proficiency in Portuguese, English... show more
Central Executive
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
The Web Team (CEAD/IKMD) is looking for someone with search engine optimization (SEO) knowledge and experience to help us improve our use of Google's AdWords system. Can you volunteer a few hours of your time to help us improve our knowledge and d... show more
Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from German to English
We need a fluent German speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to translate an article by Hillebrand (1995) to English. At this moment, we would prefer a full translation of the paper but are willing to work with translatio... show more
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Review - Language and Copyedit
We need a fluent Japanese speaker to help us in the translation of a research article investigating antipsychotics for schizophrenia patients. If anyone is interested or capable to help, he may kindly contact us on tu.tarek@gmail.com to send them ... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Complementary & alternative medicine
Skills: Qualitative Analysis
Premenstrual syndrome is an important ailment majority of female population suffers through. Pharmacological treatment is associated with number of complications. Hence searching for complementary modalities in its management is very necessary. I ... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
kills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English D11 - Reviews: Benzodiazepines for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) We are performing a systematic review of benzodiazepines in Generalized Anxiety Disorder (that will be split at the ne... show more
Neuromuscular Disease
Neurology
Skills: Review - Methods, Statistical Analysis
A review team is planning a review in myasthenia gravis with a strong rationale for inclusion of non-randomised studies as the RCTs are too short to demonstrate or exclude any effect in this condition.
Renal
Kidney disease
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Risk of Bias Assessment
Data extraction from two articles written in Chinese Our review protocol is "Review number 345:Pharmacological interventions for preventing clotting of extracorporeal circuits during continuous renal replacement therapy". This review aims to loo... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Acute Respiratory Infections
Complementary & alternative medicine
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English
In the update searches for the Review Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold we found the publication of a potentially relevant RCT in Persian language. We are looking for someone who would be willing to translate the publication (o... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Question Formulation, Review - Language and Copyedit
Hi all, I'm a MD graduated in Italy this year. I'm actually working on a review about psychiatry field and I would like to join a team , who is working also on this field of medicine. I'm particularly interested in schizophrenia, pregnancy disor... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Urology
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to , Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Summary of Findings Tables
I would like offered help in any part of a systematic review related to any aspect of pelvic floor dysfunction and physiotherapy intervention. I would like also to offer help to assess studies for risk of bias in any review. I am from Brazil, ... show more
Urology
Urology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We would ask to screening 2 articles in Chinese. If they meet inclusion criteria, we would ask to translate method and results section (if possible, data extraction and risk of bias assessment)
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Urology
Urology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English
We would ask to screening 5 articles in Japanese. If they meet inclusion criteria, we would ask to translate method and results section (if possible, data extraction and risk of bias assessment)
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Language and Copyedit
wanted someone who can work as a coauthor to develop a cochrane systematic review in orthopedic physiotherapy
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables
Who are we? The BMJ RapidRecs Group is looking for patient/carer partners to be on a guideline panel for a rapid guideline. This project is under the WikiRecs initiative, where our mandate is to translate potentially practice changing evidence in... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
Cochrane UK is delighted to be organizing the next Cochrane Colloquium to be held in Edinburgh in September 2018. The theme will be ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions’. We want this to be an important step in inc... show more
Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers
Cancer
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Polish to English
We are currently working on a fast-track review, so we are working to tight deadlines. Abstract screening has identified a study in Polish which needs to be screened further to identify if it meets the inclusion criteria. Can anyone help with this... show more
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from German to English
We are looking for scientists who will be able to translate some abstracts and Methods from German into English. The abstracts involve studies on Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia. Please send any interest at Dr Alexandra Pentaraki: brainmat... show more
Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to Spanish
We are currently completing a Cochrane review on the efficacy of transverse abdominal plane blocks for analgesia for abdominal surgery. We have two papers - one in Chinese and one in Spanish that require translation. We are hoping this could be do... show more
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to
Cognitive Remediation Therapy plus Standard Care vs. Standard Care for People with Schizophrenia We are looking for scientists who will be able to translate some abstracts from Spanish, Arabic, Czech, into English. The abstracts involve studies ... show more
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to
We are looking for scientists who will be able to translate some abstracts from Spanish, Norwegian, French and Chinese into English. The abstracts involve studies on Cognitive Remediation in Schizophrenia. Please send any interest at Dr Alexandra ... show more
Kidney disease
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion
Seeking help to assess 5-10 studies in Chinese and Japanese to assess eligibility for a review and for data extraction. Review is for Cochrane Kidney Transplant looking at the safety of blood thinners for people on dialysis. Any offers of help ver... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We are performing a systematic review of benzodiazepines in Generalized Anxiety Disorder (that will be split at the next stage into three reviews. We have about 50 papers for full text screening in languages we do not read. These have been tagged ... show more
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Spanish to English
I need a full article written in Spanish to be translated. I would provide a small checklist for you to complete. I am looking for key words in particular to help me decide whether the study should be included or excluded in my review. It shou... show more
Methodology Review
Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Qualitative Analysis, Report Writing
Our team is looking for reviewers with experience in the qualitative systematic review to join our team working on the systematic review, "Efficacy and safety of tocilizumab in the treatment of Takayasu arteritis" registered with PROSPERO. (https:... show more
Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group
Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Summary of Findings Tables
We are looking for reviewers with experience in qualitative research to join our systematic review team to inform a BMJ Rapid Recommendations guideline on prostate specific antigen screening (http://www.bmj.com/rapid-recommendations). The work wil... show more
Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group
Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Summary of Findings Tables
We are looking for reviewers with experience in qualitative research to join our systematic review team to inform a BMJ Rapid Recommendations guideline on colorectal cancer screening (http://www.bmj.com/rapid-recommendations). The work will be com... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer
Who are we? The BMJ RapidRecs Group is looking for patient partners to be on a guideline panel for a rapid guideline. This project is under the WikiRecs initiative, where our mandate is to translate potentially practice changing evidence into tr... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables
Who are we? The BMJ RapidRecs Group is looking for patient partners to be on a guideline panel for a rapid guideline. This project is under the WikiRecs initiative, where our mandate is to translate potentially practice changing evidence into tru... show more
Dementia and Cognitive Improvement
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Data Extraction
We have 2 papers (randomised controlled trials) that require translation from Chinese to English. A direct translation of the Methods and Results (including Tables) is needed. The 2 papers are: 1. Evaluation of galantamine in treatment of A... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Review - Consumer
Who are we? The Primary Care WikiRecs Group is looking for patient partners to be on a guideline panel for a rapid primary care guideline. The WikiRecs initiative is to translate potentially practice changing evidence into trustworthy, internatio... show more
GRADEing Methods Group
Methods
Skills: Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Risk of Bias Assessment
Our team is conducting a review for a new guideline titled "Clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions in general practice". One question, within our guideline, requires an assessment of risk for ... show more
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Infectious disease
Skills: Data Extraction
Cochrane STI is conducting a review that has included one study in chinese. We appreciate if a chinese reviewer who has experience in data extraction can help the author´s group in this task. Thanks in advance.
Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion
Seeking someone who can read Russian to review a journal article to help determine whether it should be included in our review. The review is on medical interventions (medications) for treating a specific type of glaucoma. If the study meets the ... show more
Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion
Seeking someone who can read Italian to review a journal article to help determine whether it should be included in our review. The review is on medical interventions (medications) for treating a specific type of glaucoma. If the study meets the ... show more
Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion
Seeking someone who can read Hungarian to review a journal article to help determine whether it should be included in our review. The review is on medical interventions (medications) for treating a specific type of glaucoma. If the study meets th... show more
Skin
Cancer
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Arabic to English
I need help to extract data from this Arabic article, mainly tables of data. Lohrasb MH, Gohdrat M, Meshkibaf MH. Therapeutic effects of topical minoxidil or Rosemary and the combination of both on the treatment of alopecia areata. Journal ... show more
Musculoskeletal
Rheumatology
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Question Formulation
A guarantor is required for a Cochrane review relating to the field of orthopaedic arthroplasty and robotics. This person will need to be a first author of a Cochrane or systematic review. The main task is to ensure that the minimum requirements o... show more
Childhood Cancer
Cancer
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
We need a fluent Japanese speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to read an article in Japanese. First, it needs to be established if the article fulfills all inclusion criteria for the review. If that is the case more info... show more
Childhood Cancer
Cancer
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
We need a fluent Polish speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to read two articles in Polsih. First, it needs to be established if the article fulfills all inclusion criteria for the review. If that is the case more inform... show more
Childhood Cancer
Cancer
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
We need a fluent Czech speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to read two articles in Czech. First, it needs to be established if the article fulfills all inclusion criteria for the review. If that is the case more informat... show more
Childhood Cancer
Cancer
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
We need a fluent Russian speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to read an article in Russian. First, it needs to be established if the article fulfills all inclusion criteria for the review. If that is the case more inform... show more
Acute Respiratory Infections
Lungs & airways
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Russian to English
We need a fluent Russian speaker with an understanding of systematic review methodology to translate an article by Razzvoezhoev (2012) to English. At this moment, we would prefer a full translation of the paper but are willing to work with transla... show more
Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders
Lungs & airways
Skills: Clinical Input
Our team is trying to register a title for Cochrane Review on "Antibiotic therapy for chronic infection with Burkholderia cepacia complex in people with cystic fibrosis". However, we still need to recruit a cystic fibrosis specialist in our team. ... show more
Schizophrenia
Mental health
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Protocol Development, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Methods
Cochrane Schizophrenia are seeking to recruit referees to complete peer reviews on an ongoing basis. Using the checklist and guidance provided, you will be asked to examine draft protocols and reviews, and provide constructive feedback for the aut... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English
We need an accurate translation of a 10 page paper "Debriefing Interventions for the Prevention of Psychological Trauma in Women Following Childbirth" from Farsi into English. References are already in English. This study has been reviewed against... show more
Urology
Kidney disease
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to , Data Extraction
We would be extremely grateful for the (i) assessment of eligibility, (ii) translation and data extraction of any of the following foreign language trials: 1. French x1 2. Spanish x1 3. German x1 4. Russian x1 If you would be able to hel... show more
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Health & safety at work
Skills: Review - Clinical Content, Review - Consumer, Review - Methods
You will need a critical mind and a piercing gaze. Your job is to take a good look at this Cochrane review draft and elucidate in concrete detail how the authors can improve it. Prior knowledge of Cochrane reviews and the methods used therein is p... show more
Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Review - Clinical Content, Review - Methods
We are seeking peer referees who have expertise in Prognosis methods or interstitial lung disease to peer review this protocol we have on 'Prognosis of patients with interstitial lung disease without treatment or with ineffective therapies' (PROG-... show more
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Health & safety at work
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
This task is about encouraging creative writing within the realm of evidence based medicine. I set up a blog a few years back to explore what it means to do EBM (https://nordicebm.wordpress.com/). Soon though I discovered the usual mountains of wo... show more
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Health & safety at work
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to
Are you fluent in a non-English language? Do you have a microphone and head phones/speakers? Translate and record this podcast http://www.cochrane.org/podcasts/10.1002/14651858.CD002892.pub5 and you get full credit as the author. We already have E... show more