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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, Guideline development, GRADE
We're looking for patient partners with lived experience of intensive care unit stay to join our international guideline panel team - we're developing a recommendation on using medication among patients who are critically ill to prevent gastrointe... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
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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Entry level - good for growing skills
Acute Respiratory Infections
Lungs & airways
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Report Writing, Review - Clinical Content, Review - Methods, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables, GRADE
Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections has an opportunity for suitably-qualified potential review authors (including a lead author) to be involved in the update of a review looking at positioning for acute respiratory distress in hospitalised infan... show more
Statistics Methods Group
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English
we have the trial report which is 4 pages long and a data extraction form, so the person could either fill in the data extraction form with the necessary information if this is easier than translating the full document.
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Entry level - good for growing skills
Other
Skills: Searching
Rudzki S, Czekalowski S, Michalak K, Kusz W, Fularz A. Erythromycin improves quality of endoscopy for acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. [Erytromycyna jako czynnik poprawiajacy jakosc badania endoskopowego w ostrych krwawieniach z gornego odci... show more
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Report Writing
We are an international team that work on meta analysis (nutrition and NCDs). Our team need to data extractor and writer. If you interest to team work aware me.
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Back and Neck
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Croatian to English, Data Extraction, Risk of Bias Assessment
We are updating a Cochrane review on "Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low back pain" and have identified one study published in Croatian. We require someone to help translating parts of this study to allow for extracting study characteristics a... show more
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Stroke
Neurology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
I am posting this task due to I am looking for speakers of Chinese languages. I am conducting a Cochrane systematic review titled “Citicoline for treating people with acute ischemic stroke” and many studies have been reported in Chinese. The opti... show more
Diagnosis
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
Looking for 2 adult public or patient partners who experience above normal blood pressure. The task would be to jointly search 8 guidelines for public and patient involvement and comment on the research to date. I would be happy to offer co-author... show more
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Vascular
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input, Review - Consumer
We are looking for people to comment on the review 'Hybrid repair versus conventional open repair for aortic arch dissection'. If you have personal or carer experience of this condition or treatment your comments would be very useful. Systematic r... show more
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Report Writing
We are an international team that work on meta analysis (nutrition and NCDs). Our team need to data extractor and writer. If you interest to team work aware me.
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Entry level - good for growing skills
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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Vascular
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Danish 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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Vascular
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Italian to English, Inclusion/Exclusion
Need a screening translation to see if 2 articles fulfills the criteria for inclusion. Will need full translation if fulfills the inclusion criteria. Criteria as follows Inclusion 1. Primary Raynaud phenomenon 2. Randomised trials, Pa... show more
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Adverse Effects Methods Group
Cancer
Skills: PICO annotation
There are 2 cases of nurses in the San Vicente de Paul, Heredia Hospital Costa Rica that have been preparing the Methotrexate for injection for several years report of having very severe headaches and other symptoms. There is not an official clini... show more
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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Other
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to
We are looking for volunteer translators working into German, Polish or Croatian to take our short (30-45 min) course on machine translation and post-editing, free of charge, and fill out a very brief survey that would help us evaluate and improve... show more
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Heart
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input
Are you living with Heart Disease and interested in helping Cochrane Heart focus on research relevant to your condition? We aim to prepare, maintain and promote the access of systematic reviews of the effect of interventions for treating and pre... show more
Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Czech to English, Data Extraction
We are looking for someone to translate a Czech article into English for a review on hip arthroplasty. The task involves answering a series of questions on a template form.
Hepato-Biliary
Methods
Skills: Review - Methods
Technological surgical innovations have made it possible to use laparoscopic surgery in patients with pre‑existing adhesions or cicatricial changes. However, laparoscopic repeat liver resection (LRLR) still represents a challenge for surgeons, not... show more
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Entry level - good for growing skills
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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Injuries
Orthopaedics & trauma
Skills: Consumer Input
We are finalising the update of a review on decompressive craniectomy (removal of a piece of skull bone to reduce pressure on the brain) after traumatic brain injury. We invite input from people who have had this procedure.
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Entry level - good for growing skills
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