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Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders
Blood disorders
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Review - Clinical Content, Screening
We are currently in the protocol stage and we need a co-author with special expertise in hematology in general and thalassemia in particular. Having experience in providing/being involved with dental treatment of patients with haemoglobinopathies,... show more
Ear, Nose and Throat
Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Risk of Bias Assessment, Translation - Linguistic: from French to English
We need someone to look at two papers in French. One for an initial translation (to assess eligibility) and the other a full data extraction with risk of bias. This task is for a suite of reviews on Chronic Otitis Media.
Ear, Nose and Throat
Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Data Extraction, Risk of Bias Assessment, Translation - Linguistic: from Hebrew to English
We need a data extraction completing on a Hebrew paper for a suite of reviews on Chronic Otitis Media
Infectious Diseases
Infectious disease
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We need assistance with translation of several Chinese articles on malaria. All articles we've identified (6 so far) for translation are 2-4 pages in length.
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: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
We are looking for people to comment on the review Treatment for superficial thrombophlebitis of the leg. This is a relatively common inflammatory process associated with a blood clot (thrombus) that affects the superficial (not deep) veins. Sympt... show more
Consumer Network
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, 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 ... show more
Epilepsy
Other
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Review - Methods, Screening, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
We are looking for someone who can join an existing review team to help with the Review development. The original Protocol was published in November 2016. We need someone who can help with all aspects of the review, screening, extraction etc.
Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion, Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English
We are reviewing an article to see if it meets our inclusion criteria for a systematic review of single dose intravenous diclofenac for postoperative pain. Initially, the translator would just have to determine if it meets these criteria. It shoul... 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
Ear, Nose and Throat
Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Data Extraction, Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We're conducting a review on intranasal corticosteroids in non-allergic rhinitis. Our final article is in Chinese. We previously had another Cochrane author extract data from this, however, we still have some questions about the data extractions. ... 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
Infectious Diseases
Infectious disease
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from French to English
Cochrane Infectious Diseases author Joseph Pryce Joseph.Pryce@lstmed.ac.uk is reviewing a French paper for his Mosquito nets review. Joseph is looking for a French translator to help out, I have a copy of the French publication (4 pages... 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: 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
Neuromuscular Disease
Neurology
Skills: Data Extraction, Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We have three articles that require translation from Chinese to English: 1. Systematic review and meta-analysis of intravenous Ca/Mg mixtures for the prevention of Oxaliplatin induced neurotoxicity: translation of inclusion criteria, results an... 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: 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
Injuries
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Clinical Input, Consumer Input, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Consumer, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
We seek people who have ever had a frostbite injury, or who treat these injuries to comment on a new review on the topic.
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: 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
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: Data Extraction, Translation - Linguistic: from to
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
Work - Occupational Safety and Health
Health & safety at work
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
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We are working on a Cochrane Systematic Review: "injection sclerotherapy for varicose veins". We need a translator from Chinese to English.
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: 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
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