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Consumer Network
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
Skills: Data Extraction, Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
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
Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma
Skills: Data Extraction, Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We are looking for someone to translate a Chinese article for us. The task will involve answering a series of questions on a standard translation form. The paper for translation is entitled 'Clinical application of rib autograft for iliac crest re... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Skills: Data Extraction, Review - Clinical Content, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to , Searching
These tasks are part of the Cochrane-Wikipedia Partnership (http://www.cochrane.org/news/cochrane-wikipedia-partnership-2016-0) Cochrane and Wikipedia are working together to share high-quality medical evidence with a broad audience. Many Wikipe... show more
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Skills: Data Extraction, Review - Clinical Content, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to , Searching
These tasks are part of the Cochrane-Wikipedia Partnership (http://www.cochrane.org/news/cochrane-wikipedia-partnership-2016-0) Cochrane and Wikipedia are working together to share high-quality medical evidence with a broad audience. Many Wikiped... show more
Consumer Network
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
Acute Respiratory Infections
Skills: Report Writing, Review - Language and Copyedit, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
To all Cochrane authors: We would like to invite you to take part in a study on the editing process of Cochrane Plain Language Summaries. This study is being conducted by Alessandra Rossetti and Dr Silvia Rodríguez Vázquez, under the supervisio... show more
GRADEing Methods Group
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
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
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
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
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
Skills: Clinical Input, Consumer 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Skills: Clinical Input, Consumer 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
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
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
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
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Skills: Searching
We have developed search strategies for PubMed, Central, Embase, PsycInfo, Scopus, LILACS, and OSH Update, but we would like to be sure that they are correct before beginning the selection of studies. We believe that this will not take long to be ... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English
We want to know if the definition of TRD used by the authors matched our reviews's criteria and if the patients were randomised within a week of application of diagnostic criteria. The paper is this one: Melyani, M., et al., Mindfulness base... show more
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
Skills: Clinical Input, Consumer 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