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Tag: respiratory health
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.
Outdoor air pollution: determining individual-level actions to reduce exposure
Hariklia Nguyen and Sadia Janjua blog about the need for evidence behind advice on things individuals might do to reduce exposure to air pollution
Wet cough in children: making choices about treatment
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 in children: can it help?
Honey for cough? Cochrane UK's Senior Fellow in General Practice, Lynda Ware, looks into honey and at the latest evidence.
Control, choice and changing times: outcomes of an asthma workshop
On World Asthma Day, Emma Dennett from Cochrane Airways blogs about a workshop held to explore what matters to people with asthma and so identify topics for Cochrane Reviews.
Pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): evidence review
Sarah Chapman reviews the evidence on pulmonary rehabilitation for people with COPD
Sleep apnoea: an impatient patient perspective
In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, David Crowe shares his experience of living with sleep apnoea and exploring treatment options.
Asthma in schools: Could teaching teachers save lives?
GP Dr Robin Carr discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on whether asthma education for teachers and other school staff could improve the care of children with asthma in schools
Sex and asthma: could patients’ love lives hold the key to better asthma outcomes?
In this blog, Asthma UK’s Dr Andy Whittamore explores how talking about sex and asthma could result in better asthma self-care
Ventilated, oxygenated and oh so comfy: positioning preterm babies
This blog for nurses considers evidence and practice on optimal positioning for mechanically ventilated preterm babies
Yoga helps my asthma: Julie’s story and Cochrane evidence
As new Cochrane evidence is published on yoga for asthma, Julie Wood shares her experience of its benefits for her asthma control