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NIHR Systematic Review Training Fellowships

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

Two NIHR funded Systematic Review Training Fellowships are now open for application. The Fellowships provide an opportunity to undertake an MSc and learn about systematic review methods through supervised project work. We encourage academically outstanding and highly motivated graduates to apply.


Cochrane UK and Ireland Symposium 2016

Posted on Thursday 24 March 2016

Jennifer Brown, Research Fellow at CRD, presented a poster on the diagnostic test accuracy of C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of late-onset neonatal infection at the Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium in Birmingham, 15th - 16th March 2016.


Anti-embolism stockings for surgical patients – which length is best?

Posted on Wednesday 16 March 2016

Surgical patients are at an increased risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Anti-embolism stockings, used alongside pharmacological prophylaxis, reduce morbidity, mortality and health service costs in patients at risk. Anti-embolism stockings are available as thigh length or knee length stockings. A systematic review was undertaken to compare the clinical effectiveness of thigh length versus knee length anti-embolism stockings for the prevention of DVT in surgical patients.


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