In this blog for people taking tropical holidays Robert Walton, a general practitioner, brings you up to date with the latest research on malaria prevention.
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff.
Cochrane evidence on central venous catheter (CVC) management in a blog for nurses.
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.
In the second of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), Emma Plugge takes a look at some of the Cochrane evidence on preventing influenza through vaccination.
In the first of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), David Roberts explains why the influenza vaccine changes each 'flu season, how effective it is and how that is measured.
Lynda Ware blogs about Cochrane evidence on treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common skin infection
Martin Burton writes for parents and carers about the latest evidence on treatments for ear discharge in children with grommets.
In this guest blog for the general reader, retired GP Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on detecting and treating 'strep throat'.
‘Superbugs’ have hit the headlines again. As the 193 countries of the United Nations pass round the pen and sign a declaration to rid the world of drug-resistant infections, the UK’s chief medical officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies, has remarked, “now the real work begins”. It’s certainly a very real problem, which, if not effectively […]
Professor Martin Burton says it's time for health professionals to take a fresh look at the advice they give parents about water precautions for children with grommets
A round-up of new Cochrane evidence and some big gaps