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Cystic Fibrosis and Genetic Disorders
Blood disorders
Skills: Consumer Input
We are looking for a consumer or consumer representative to comment on a draft review. We set a three-week deadilne for comments to be submitted and provide a checklist for referees to use (if needed). For further information, please see our we... show more
Effective Practice and Organisation of Care
Public health
Skills: Peer Review - Consumer
A Cochrane review managed by the Effective Care and Organisation of Care (EPOC) group is due to be submitted by the end August as a draft. It is titled 'Organised trauma systems and designated trauma centres for improving outcomes in injured patie... show more
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Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems
Developmental, psychosocial & learning problems
Skills: Consumer Input
We are looking for someone to provide comments on a review on video feedback for attachment security in children under 5s from the point of a consumer (perhaps a parent or carer). The task will take a few hours and we will provide guidance on the ... show more
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Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems
Developmental, psychosocial & learning problems
Skills: Consumer Input
We are looking for a consumer to provide comments on a review looking at caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children's dietary intake and physical activity behaviours. You do not need a lot of experience to complete this task and... show more
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Gastroenterology & hepatology
Skills: Inclusion/Exclusion, Question Formulation, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables, Guideline development, GRADE, PICO annotation
I have a potential client (medical society) who is seeking a methodologist to assist in developing systematic reviews for their guidelines. Experience with GRADE and developing evidence tables preferred but not required. Expertise in developing sy... show more
Airways
Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Review Prioritisation
We are seeking members for a new priority-setting advisory group. The group will work with the Cochrane Airways Editorial team to identify review topics and rank them in terms of priority (how important the questions are to people making decisions... show more
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Vascular
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
We are looking for people to comment on a protocol assessing the effects of non-surgical interventions on contralateral limb tissue loss and amputation in dysvascular patients who have already had a primary major lower limb amputation. Undergoing ... show more
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Vascular
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
We are looking for people to comment on the protocol ‘Sex as a prognostic factor for mortality in adults with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism’. Biological differences between the sexes can result in different health risks, disease incidence,... show more
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Lungs & airways
Skills: Consumer Input
We are looking for someone with knowledge, experience or interest in fluid therapy for children with bronchiolitis who are being treated in hospital to read and comment on a draft protocol titled "Fluid therapy for children hospitalised with bronc... show more
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Musculoskeletal
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Turkish to English
We have a Turkish clinical trial article (~6 pages in pdf format) included in our Cochrane review, 'Glucocorticoid injections for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)'. We will send a blank data extraction form for details of the study to be extr... show more
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Musculoskeletal
Rheumatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
We have a Chinese clinical trial article (less than 2 pages in pdf format) that will possibly included in our Cochrane Review 'Glucocorticoid injections for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)'. We require the Methods section of this article tra... show more
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Complementary & alternative medicine
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from to , Searching, Summary of Findings Tables
I'm a master degree student major in combination of traditional Chinese Medicine and western medicine. I was major in accupuncture,moxibustion and massage for bachelor degree. In September 2019,it will be my second year in master degree. So now ... show more
Hepato-Biliary
Gastroenterology & hepatology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Norwegian to English
Dear All, We need Norwedian to English translation. We have a paper with four pages that needs translation for Covidence data extraction stage. Best Regards, Diego K
Fertility Regulation
Gynaecology
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
Our CRG is looking for a consumer reviewer for our protocol on pain management for medical abortion before 14 weeks gestation. We would like to invite consumers to provide the patient/carer perspective in reading this protocol. There is a two week... show more
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Fertility Regulation
Gynaecology
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
Our CRG is looking for a consumer reviewer for our protocol on immediate versus delayed insertion of postabortion contraceptive implants for contraception. We would like to invite consumers to provide the patient/carer perspective in reading this ... show more
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Neonatal
Neonatal care
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
Two randomized controlled trials conducted in China will be included in a Meta-analysis on Intratracheal Administration of Budesonide using Surfactant as the Vehicle among Preterm Infants to Prevent Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. The study will be ... show more
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Making Grade the Irresistible Choice (MAGIC)
Endocrine & metabolic
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Peer Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables, Guideline development, GRADE
We're looking for patient partners to join our international guideline panel team to update recommendations on a new type of anti-diabetes drug (SGLT2 inhibitors) for patients with Type 2 Diabetes. *Why are we doing this?* There are benefits... show more
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Consumer & communication strategies
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from English to French
L’équipe Traduction de Cochrane France traduit chaque mois plus d’une soixantaine de résumés des revues Cochrane nouvellement publiées ou mises à jour. Cochrane produit deux résumés pour chaque revue publiée : un résumé en « langage simplifié » (... show more
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Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Korean to English
Thiazide diuretics and fracture risk: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials In the conduct of a systematic review evaluating the effect of thiazide diuretics on fracture in randomized clinical trials, we are looking fo... show more
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Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Hebrew to English
Thiazide diuretics and fracture risk: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials In the conduct of a systematic review evaluating the effect of thiazide diuretics on fracture in randomized clinical trials, we are looking fo... show more
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Anaesthesia
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables, GRADE
Cochrane Anaesthesia is looking for a team of qualified authors to help update a large, out-of-date Cochrane review — CARG1002 Preoperative fasting for preventing perioperative complications ***in children*** — last updated in 2009 with the suppor... show more
Effective Practice and Organisation of Care
Effective practice & health systems
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
It is estimated that 10% of patients deteriorate in hospital, resulting in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission, cardiac arrest, or death. To improve patient safety, Early Warning Systems (EWS) and Rapid Response Systems (RRS) have been implemented... show more
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Methods
Skills: Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables
We are seeking authors to join an existing author team for meta-analysis review looking at nutrition and NCDs. You would need to be able to develop search strategies, run them and screen records, extracting and drafting. Thank you very much in a... show more
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Anaesthesia
Pain & anaesthesia
Skills: Data Extraction, Clinical Input, Inclusion/Exclusion, Qualitative Analysis, Report Writing, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching, Statistical Analysis, Summary of Findings Tables, GRADE
Cochrane Anaesthesia is looking for a team of qualified authors to help update a large, out-of-date Cochrane review — CARG1001 Preoperative fasting for adults to prevent perioperative complications — last updated in 2003 with the support of Cochra... show more
Common Mental Disorders
Mental health
Skills: Consumer Input, Clinical Input, Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to
We recently set up a YouTube channel for our Cochrane Group to start to share some videos we have made including of some visual summaries of our work. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_YdllzWWQoSwCAD1HLbslg/ We also have an Instagram account... show more
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Consumers and Communication
Public health
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Portuguese to English
For a qualitative evidence synthesis on factors that influence women’s engagement with breastfeeding support (https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD013115/abstract) we are searching for a portuguese native speaker translating... show more
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Making Grade the Irresistible Choice (MAGIC)
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input, Protocol Development, Question Formulation, Report Writing, Peer Review - Consumer, Summary of Findings Tables, Guideline development, GRADE
We're looking for patient partners to join our international guideline panel team to update recommendations on transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement for patients with severe, symptomatic, aortic stenosis. *Why are we doing this?* ... 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
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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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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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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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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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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Eyes and Vision
Other
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer 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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