All tasks

These people need your help

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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Swedish to English
In the conduct of a systematic review evaluating the effect of thiazide diuretics on fracture in randomized clinical trials, we are looking for a Norwegian-speeking person to help us screen six (6) articles in Swedish. The task includes the transl... show more
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Heart & circulation
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Norwegian to English
In the conduct of a systematic review evaluating the effect of thiazide diuretics on fracture in randomized clinical trials, we are looking for a Norwegian-speeking person to help us screen three (3) articles in Norwegian. The task includes the tr... show more
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Incontinence
Urology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English, Data Extraction, Inclusion/Exclusion, Protocol Development, Risk of Bias Assessment, Screening, Searching, Summary of Findings Tables, GRADE
We are seeking an author to join an existing author team for a Cochrane review looking at acupuncture for overactive bladder. You would need to be able to develop search strategies, run them and screen records in Chinese. For those records that ... show more
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Vascular
Heart & circulation
Skills: Consumer Input, Peer Review - Consumer
We are looking for people to comment on the protocol (a plan for a review) for ‘Exercise therapy before abdominal aortic aneurysm repair’. If you have personal or carer experience of pre-operation exercise therapy or abdominal aortic aneurysm (A... show more
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Neurology
Skills: Translation - Linguistic: from Chinese to English
I need the methods and results section of a short surgical article (from First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University) translating into English. In return, I'd be glad to list you in the acknowledgments section of our review.
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
Ear, Nose and Throat
Ear, nose & throat
Skills: Consumer Input
Cochrane ENT is looking for a consumer referee to read and comment on a draft review of nasal corticosteroids for non-allergic rhinitis. Non-allergic rhinitis is a chronic disease of the nose, which is not caused by infection or allergies. Peo... show more
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills
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
Apply Ask a question
Entry level - good for growing skills