In the final Evidently Cochrane blog of the year, Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Brokers, take a look back at some highlights on the blog in 2020.
Author archives: Selena Ryan-Vig
Publication bias: a problem that leaves us without the full picture on the benefits and harms of treatments
A large amount of medical research is never published and studies that are published are more likely to report favourable results. This blog explores how this ‘publication bias’ is a scientific and ethical problem that can lead to the benefits of treatments being overestimated, and harms being underestimated.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – Autumn 2020
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support workers.
Evidence for Allied Health: new evidence and resources – Autumn 2020
The latest evidence and resources for allied health professionals and clinical support staff.
Evidence for Maternity Care: new evidence and resources – Autumn 2020
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff, with content on COVID-19, antenatal care, labour and birth.
Evidence for maternity care, nursing and allied health from Cochrane UK
Introducing three refreshed evidence series for health professionals and clinical support staff working in maternity care, nursing and allied health.
Choosing images for sharing evidence: new guidance from Cochrane
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, Cochrane UK's Knowledge Brokers, introduce new guidance for anyone who needs to choose images for a dissemination product based on any Cochrane Review, which may also be helpful for others interested in image selection, and reflect on what they’ve learned along the way.
Web accessibility and Evidently Cochrane: making our blog more accessible to all
Students at City University, London carried out an evaluation of Evidently Cochrane to assess how accessible the site is for people with various impairments. This blog explains the key changes we have since made to improve the blog's accessibility.
This page outlines the accessibility statement for this website.
Treatments can harm
This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.
Smoking and coronavirus (COVID-19): time to quit
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share evidence from a new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic.
YouTube for sharing Cochrane evidence: could this help us reach a young audience?
A blog exploring whether we are missing an obvious opportunity to use YouTube as a place to share Cochrane evidence, in order to reach a youth audience.