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Heart & circulation
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching
We are looking for two volunteers who are experienced systematic reviewers to do Searching, Title/abstract screening, Full text screening, Data extraction, and Risk of bias assessment. Communication is Online and remote location is fine. However, ... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
People with mental health problems are at higher risk of developing diabetes than people in the general population. We have some evidence on how to prevent diabetes for people with mental illness, but most of this is from high-income countries. ... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Data Extraction, Risk of Bias Assessment
This review is part of a programme grant from the NIHR awarded to the Cochrane Airways group over 3 years. We have included over 50 randomised trials, and are looking for people to help with extracting outcome data and doing the risk of bias asse... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English, Data Extraction Interventions for preventing type 2 diabetes in adults with mental disorders in low and middle income countries People with mental health problems are at higher risk of... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
We want to assess the efficacy and safety of anti-IL5 therapies, compared with placebo, in the treatment of adults with chronic COPD. COPD is an irreversible disease. Its management is directed at slowing or halting the decline in lung function,... show more
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Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Clinical Input, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Language and Copyedit, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables, PICO annotation
Methodology expert in systematic reviews and clinical expert in orthopaedic research for a non-cochrane review on Teriparatide effect on fracture healing which is an important clinical question
Skin
Skin disorders
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English
We are conducting a Cochrane systematic review looking at different strategies of using topical corticosteroids in people with eczema. We have identified one paper in Czech which meets our inclusion criteria and needs translating into English so w... show more
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Skin
Skin disorders
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Italian to English
We are conducting a Cochrane systematic review looking at different strategies of using topical corticosteroids in people with eczema. We have identified three Italian papers which meets our inclusion criteria. These have been translated into Engl... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
The potential clinical benefits of magnesium sulfate in acute exacerbations of COPD have been studied, however, published studies have revealed conflicting and inconclusive results for its effectiveness. Currently, magnesium sulfate is not recom... show more
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Skin
Skin disorders
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English
We are conducting a Cochrane systematic review looking at different strategies of using topical corticosteroids in people with eczema. We have identified one Korean paper which meets our inclusion criteria and needs translating into English so we ... show more
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Neonatal
Neonatal care
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English
We are updating a Systematic Review on massage for promoting growth and development in preterm and low birthweight babies. We need help translating a paper from Korean into English for data extraction and risk of bias assessment using a standard t... show more
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Neonatal
Neonatal care
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Persian to English
We are updating a Systematic Review on massage for promoting growth and development in preterm and low birthweight babies. We need help translating two papers from Persian into English for data extraction and risk of bias assessment using a standa... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
When asthma is not controlled by daily low-dose inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), many asthma guidelines recommend additional daily medication, such as formoterol. We are confident that this addition improves lung function, symptoms, quality of life, ... show more
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Methodology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English
Help is needed to screen the full-text of an article (in Korean) for a systematic review on agent-based modeling in healthcare operation. It requires answering couple questions to see whether the article meets inclusion criterion. It will take 0.5... show more
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Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Data Extraction
We are looking for someone to translate a Chinese article into English for a review on fractures of the patella. The task involves answering a series of questions on a template form.
Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
This review aims to find out whether changing the pressure in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines increases their usage by adults with sleep apnoea. Key messages: People who use CPAP devices that automatically vary treatment p... show more
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Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English
I am writing a review about anesthesia management for a rare disease called dyskeratosis congenita. There are very few case reports. I have one article in Japanese to be translated into English. The entire article is only 2 pages long, but I o... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
We would like carers of children/young people with asthma to comment on our protocol 'Psychological interventions for asthma in children and adolescents'. We would particularly welcome comments from children/young people. Despite evidence that... show more
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Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
If you have a chronic respiratory condition or you care for someone with a chronic respiratory condition then we’d like your input on one of our protocols for a review. The protocol is called ‘Interventions to reduce personal health risk from air... show more
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Other
Skills: Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
Help improve the quality of health-related evidence online by participating in the Cochrane-Wikipedia Project! Cochrane and Wikipedia are working together to share high-quality health-related evidence with a broad audience. -There are over 32... show more
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Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English
Dr Anair Beverly (systematic reviewer and anaesthetist in Oxford) and I (Dr Giok Ong, systematic reviewer) work at the NHS Blood and Transplant Systematic Review Initiative at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, and also have associations with ... show more
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Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Dr Anair Beverly (systematic reviewer and anaesthetist in Oxford) and I (Dr Giok Ong, systematic reviewer) work at the NHS Blood and Transplant Systematic Review Initiative at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, and also have associations with ... show more
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Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Dr Anair Beverly (systematic reviewer and anaesthetist in Oxford) and I (Dr Giok Ong, systematic reviewer) work at the NHS Blood and Transplant Systematic Review Initiative at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, and also have associations with ... show more
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Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Dr Anair Beverly (systematic reviewer and anaesthetist in Oxford) and I (Dr Giok Ong, systematic reviewer) work at the NHS Blood and Transplant Systematic Review Initiative at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, and also have associations with ... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Data Extraction
We are looking for someone to translate a Chinese article into English for a review on fractures of the patella. The task involves answering a series of questions on a template form.
Airways
Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
Dear volunteers, we are working on a Cochrane Review entitled "Non‐invasive positive airway pressure therapy for improving erectile dysfunction in men with obstructive sleep apnoea (CD013169)". One of the potential articles to be included in t... show more
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Injuries
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
We have been funded through an NIHR Programme grant to produce a set of Cochrane reviews. The literature searches done for one of the reviews identified a Japanese paper. I can send a pdf of the paper that need translating once I've received it... show more
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Injuries
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
We have been funded through an NIHR Programme grant to produce a set of Cochrane reviews. The literature searches done for one of the reviews identified a Czech paper. I can send a pdf of the paper that need translating once I've received it (... show more
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Injuries
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
We have been funded through an NIHR Programme grant to produce a set of Cochrane reviews. The literature searches done for one of the reviews have identified at least 15 Chinese papers. I can send pdfs of the papers that need translating. We w... show more
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Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from French to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Vasodilators in Raynaud Phenomenon Need a screening translation to see if the following article fulfils the criteria for inclusion. Will need full translation if fulfils the inclusion criteria. Criteria as follows Inclusion 1. Primary... show more
Vascular
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Japanese to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Need a screening translation to see if the following article fulfills the criteria for inclusion. Will need full translation if fufills the inclusion criteria. Criteria as follows Inclusion 1. Primary Raynaud phenomenon 2. Randomised ... show more
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Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Report Writing, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching, GRADE
Rhinology surgeons has a current debate for the treatment of inferior turbinate hypertrophy resistant to medical therapies. Therefore, we aim to make an alignment to reach consensus. we are comparing two approaches in turpinoplasty, i.e. Microdebr... show more
Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems
Developmental, psychosocial & learning problems
Skills: Data Extraction, Risk of Bias Assessment
We have a very large number of included studies and need support with data extraction. Those contributing to data extraction will receive an acknowledgment in the review. Anyone willing to commit to a substantial contribution to data extraction ... show more
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Consumers and Communication
Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Consumer Input
Many medical schools and schools of health sciences engage simulated patients in formative learning and summative assessment. Meanwhile, the consumer movement promotes the merits of lived experience of illness, diagnosis and treatment, or caring f... show more
Vascular
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Hebrew to English, Inclusion/Exclusion, Screening
Need a screening translation to see if the following article fulfills the criteria for inclusion. Will need full translation if fufills the inclusion criteria. Criteria as follows Inclusion 1. Primary Raynaud phenomenon 2. Randomised ... show more
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Acute Respiratory Infections
Infectious disease
Skills: Clinical Input
A continuing learning and prescribing project for prescribers and patients to recognise what is a viral infection that does not require antibiotics eg Runny nose mild sore throat and some coughing in a healthy twenty year old person versus bacter... show more
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Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from English to French
Cochrane is looking for enthusiastic Francophones to help us reach our latest goal: translate all the abstracts of newly published or updated Cochrane reviews into French! If you want to help us and join our worldwide network of translators, w... show more
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Eyes and Vision
Other
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer, Risk of Bias Assessment
Dear Cochrane TaskExchangers, We have developed a free, online tool that teaches research critical appraisal and facilitates the sharing of appraisals amongst a global community (CrowdCARE, Crowdsourcing Critical Appraisal of Research Evidence:... show more
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