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Evidence and uncertainty on remedies for the common cold

 

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Links:

Hemilä H, Chalker E. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000980. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000980.pub4 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD000980/ARI_vitamin-c-for-preventing-and-treating-the-common-cold#sthash.hbjAzYfB.dpuf

Lissiman E, Bhasale AL, Cohen M. Garlic for the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006206. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006206.pub4 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD006206/ARI_garlic-for-the-common-cold#sthash.wcbPWHN2.dpuf

Singh M, Das RR. Zinc for the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD001364. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001364.pub4 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD001364/ARI_zinc-for-the-common-cold#sthash.bAHg96se.dpuf

Karsch-Völk M, Barrett B, Kiefer D, Bauer R, Ardjomand-Woelkart K, Linde K. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD000530. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000530.pub3 – See more at: http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD000530/ARI_echinacea-for-preventing-and-treating-the-common-cold#sthash.jJHZV73M.dpuf

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Sarah’s work as a Knowledge Broker at Cochrane UK focuses on disseminating Cochrane evidence through social media, including Evidently Cochrane blogs, blogshots and the ‘Evidence for Everyday’ series for nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and patients.

A former registered general nurse, Sarah has a particular interest making evidence accessible and useful to practitioners and to others making decisions about health. Before joining Cochrane, Sarah also worked on systematic reviews for the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Nursing Institute, and obtained degrees in History from the University of Oxford and in the history of women’s health and illness in early modern England (MPhil., University of Reading).

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