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Acute Respiratory Infections
Child health
Skills: Qualitative Analysis, Report Writing, Review - Language and Copyedit, Review - Methods
Dear Colleagues We need English native-speaker coauthors with previous experience on the Cochrane Review process to help to reply editorial queries. The review has been published previously (A043) and we are working in the last version, but we n... show more
Methodology
Skills: Searching
Hi! I need help developing a search strategy for the following PICO (flexible timeline) - Children with congenital or acquired cardiopathy that who have had one or more cardiac surgeries and need re-intervention. - Peripheral venous femoral c... show more
Neuromuscular Disease
Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from German to English
We are looking for someone to translate one or more German articles that meet inclusion criteria for our review on fludrocortisone for orthostatic hypotension. We have 4 articles. Each article is between 2 and 6 pages long. We will do everythin... show more
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Neuromuscular Disease
Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from French to English
We have 2 French studies that need to be screened for inclusion in a review on fludrocortisone for orthostatic hypotension. Screening would only take a few minutes. If relevant, we would like the studies to be translated. We will do everything... show more
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Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Methods
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Russian to English
I'm trying to determine if a reference in Russian is (1) Apart of another study that I've included, or, if not (2) if it is a randomised controlled trial. If it indeed is an RCT and separate from the other included study, I would request further t... show more
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Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Polish to English
Help to extract data from one article for a systematic review.
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Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Consumer, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
We seek the involvement of a consumer - a person who has received a blood transfusion, or who works at a blood bank
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Emergency
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Qualitative Analysis, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
Need a co-author for the systematic review to take care of the statistical part of the review mainly. It is long term project on procedural sedation in children treated at an emergency department and may take a few months to a year. Ideally it wou... show more
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Protocol Development, Report Writing, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
Medication adherence is a major determinant of antiretroviral treatment (ART) success. Promptness in medication refill pick-ups may give an indication of medication adherence. This study like to explore the medication refill adherence among HIV po... show more
Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Catalan to English, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening
We have an article in Catalan and want to know if it is a systematic review related to eyes and vision. We are interested only in systematic reviews (not narrative reviews). The task should take a total of 5-10 minutes. The PDF and screening crite... show more
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Renal
Renal
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Spanish to English, Data Extraction
Data extraction from a article written in Spanish Our review protocol is "Review number 345:Pharmacological interventions for preventing clotting of extracorporeal circuits during continuous renal replacement therapy". This review aims to look ... show more
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Urology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We need full text translation of a paper from Chinese to English. It was published in Chongqing Medicine in 2014. It is a short paper, slightly longer than an abstract. The title is Study on necessity of indwelling ureteral stent after ureteroscop... show more
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Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from French to English, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening
We have 5 articles in French and want to know if they are reports of systematic reviews related to eyes and vision. We are interested only in systematic reviews (not narrative reviews). The task should take a total of 15-25 minutes. PDFs and scree... show more
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Emergency
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Thai to English, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening
We are undertaking a large international systematic review and have retrieved one article that is written in Thai. Currently, we have nobody on our team who is able to determine the inclusion of this article. If anyone from this network can spe... show more
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Renal
Kidney disease
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from French to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion
Pharmacological interventions for preventing clotting of extracorporeal circuits during continuous renal replacement therapy. Data extraction from a article written in French Our review protocol is "Review number 345:Pharmacological interventio... show more
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Eyes and Vision
Eyes & vision
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening
We have 3 articles in Czech and want to know if they are reports of systematic reviews related to eyes and vision. We are interested only in systematic reviews (not narrative reviews). The task should take a total of 10-15 minutes. PDFs and screen... show more
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Incontinence
Urology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Serbian to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Risk of Bias Assessment
Dear Serbian Cyrillic-reading volunteer, please can I ask - would you be able to help with an initial assessment of a paper in Serbian Cyrillic to see if it is eligible for a Cochrane review comparing different approaches to pelvic floor muscle tr... show more
Breast Cancer
Cancer
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
Hey, I would like a complete translation of two studies from Chinese to English that will be used to update a review at Cochrane. It will be much appreciated. The task is a total of 10 pages of chinese with data included and will as told be of ... show more
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Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Review - Consumer, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to , 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 liberal oxygen therapy (higher oxygen levels, about 94%-99%) versus conservative oxygen therapy (lower o... show more
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Gynaecology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Russian to English
We need someone to translate the methods section of a Russian article (approximately 2 pages) into English for our review on the effect of salpingectomy during hysterectomy on ovarian cancer incidence and surgical/hormonal outcomes.
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Anaesthesia, Critical and Emergency Care
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English
I would appreciate to have help with translation or data extraction with a Japanese article. Thanks in advance Joanne Please reply at: joanneguay@bell.net
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Musculoskeletal
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We are currently in the process of performing a Cochrane review - the protocol has already been published. There are 2 papers in Chinese (with English abstracts) which fit the inclusion criteria for our Cochrane review. We would therefore like to ... show more
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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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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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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
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
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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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