Introducing a special series of blogs on children and young people’s mental health, #YoungMindsMatter, and the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Children and Young People Satellite
Children and young people
In this blog for World Mental Health Day 2019, Jessica Hendon, the Managing Editor of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group (CCMD), highlights the group's ongoing work to bring together the best evidence on suicide prevention and self-harm.
Pain researcher Emma Fisher looks at the evidence on the benefits and harms of painkilling drugs for children and teens with chronic pain.
Emily Chapman calls for better understanding and support for children and young people with mental health difficulties.
Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on different treatments for wrist fractures in children.
GP Robert Walton looks at Cochrane evidence on antibiotics for children with 'wet cough' and explains what might help you decide what to do when your child has a cough that does not go away quickly.
Honey for cough? Cochrane UK's Senior Fellow in General Practice, Lynda Ware, looks into honey and at the latest evidence.
Sarah Chapman gives a round-up of Cochrane evidence on interventions for infants with bronchiolitis in this blog for nurses.
In a blog for trainees, Faro Ndokera looks at evidence on videolaryngoscopy as compared to direct laryngoscopy in three patient groups.
Emma Plugge looks at the evidence on later school start times for supporting students' education and their health and wellbeing.
Sarah Rayfield, Speciality Registrar in Public Health, looks at the latest evidence on vitamin A supplementation in children living in low and middle income countries
An increasing number of children and adolescents across the world are too heavy for their age, height and sex....