Hip fracture is a common injury, but do we have reliable evidence to guide care and rehabilitation?
Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days?
People who need cataract surgery on both eyes may wonder whether it is better to have them done on the same day or on different days. Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on how the two approaches compare and discusses what else might be important to consider.
Cataract surgery: a quick look
A short blog for people who have cataracts in both eyes and are thinking about surgery.
Preparing for an operation with lifestyle changes
In this blog for people waiting for an operation, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, explores some of the lifestyle changes people can make to prior to an operation and Brian Devlin, Cochrane UK Consumer Champion, shares his own experiences of getting ready for an operation.
Keyhole surgery to treat infertility associated with endometriosis: the latest evidence
In this blog for people with endometriosis, Dr Ippokratis Sarris, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and the Director of King’s Fertility, and Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discuss the reasons why endometriosis causes fertility problems, potential treatment options, and the latest Cochrane evidence on keyhole surgery (laparoscopic surgery) for endometriosis.
No more neurosurgery for unruptured brain AVMs?
A blog for people with arterio-venous malformations (AVMs) on Cochrane evidence to inform their decisions about treatment.
Which painkillers are best for acute pain after surgery?
Reliable Cochrane evidence to help inform choices about single dose oral painkillers for acute pain after surgery