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Cochrane-Wikipedia Project: Cochrane Pain, Palliative, and Supportive Care

Skills: Review Dissemination/Knowledge Translation: from to

We are seeking one or two volunteers to help improve evidence shared on Wikipedia related to headache and migraines. This project is a collaboration with the Cochrane Pain, Palliative, and Supportive Care Review Group (PaPaS) and the Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory Network Support Fellow.
The volunteer(s) would be asked to complete some self-led Wikipedia training exercises and then add paraphrased evidence (where appropriate) to Wikipedia from a list of Cochrane Reviews selected by the PaPaS Review Group. If you are interested in volunteering for this opportunity, please reach out.
Deadline: Candidate(s) will be chosen after October 1, 2020. They will then have two months to complete the training and improve the Wikipedia articles.
As part of the Cochrane-Wikipedia Project, we can offer 200 membership points for completing this task.
More information on the Cochrane-Wikipedia Project can be found on our project page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Cochrane

Cochrane Reviews suggested for Wikipedia
-Psychological therapies for the prevention of migraine in adults
-Ketoprofen for episodic tension-type headache in adults
-Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for acute treatment of episodic tension-type headache in adults
-Zolmitriptan for acute migraine attacks in adults
-Naproxen with or without an antiemetic for acute migraine headaches in adults
-Antiepileptics other than gabapentin, pregabalin, topiramate, and valproate for the prophylaxis of episodic migraine in adults
-Sumatriptan (intranasal route of administration) for acute migraine attacks in adults
-Sumatriptan (subcutaneous route of administration) for acute migraine attacks in adults
-Sumatriptan (rectal route of administration) for acute migraine attacks in adults

Ideal Applicant

We are looking for someone who is interested in learning to edit Wikipedia (self led training), who has experience interpreting Cochrane review evidence, and who can paraphrase evidence from reviews into appropriate places in Wikipedia articles.

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Questions & comments

Are there are specific training for wikipedia which the team would prefer me to undertake?

Default profile Agastya Patel - 22 days ago