Cochrane Reviews

Asthma

Stopping long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) for adults with asthma well controlled by LABA and inhaled corticosteroids (new) June 2015

Long-acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMA) added to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) versus addition of long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) for adults with asthma (new) June 2015

Chronic disease management programmes for adults with asthma (new) May 2015

Stopping long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA) for children with asthma well controlled on LABA and inhaled corticosteroids (new) May 2015

Psychological interventions for parents of children and adolescents with chronic illness (new search for studies and content updated, conclusions changed) April 2015

Personalised care planning for adults with chronic or long-term health conditions (new) March 2015

Remediating buildings damaged by dampness and mould for preventing or reducing respiratory tract symptoms, infections and asthma (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

Biologics

TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis (new) April 2014

Cystic fibrosis

Physical exercise training for cystic fibrosis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) June 2015

Positive expiratory pressure physiotherapy for airway clearance in people with cystic fibrosis (new search for studies and content updated, conclusions changed) June 2015

Oral protein calorie supplementation for children with chronic disease (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) May 2015

Recombinant growth hormone therapy for cystic fibrosis in children and young adults (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) May 2015

Enteral tube feeding for cystic fibrosis (Edited, no change to conclusions) April 2015

Potentiators (specific therapies for class III and IV mutations) for cystic fibrosis (new) March 2015

Standard versus biofilm antimicrobial susceptibility testing to guide antibiotic therapy in cystic fibrosis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) March 2015

Standard (head-down tilt) versus modified (without head-down tilt) postural drainage in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis (new) March 2015

Standard (head-down tilt) versus modified (without head-down tilt) postural drainage in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis (new) March 2015

Standard versus biofilm antimicrobial susceptibility testing to guide antibiotic therapy in cystic fibrosis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) March 2015

Interventions for the eradication of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in people with cystic fibrosis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

HIV/AIDS

Interventions for improving employment outcomes for workers with HIV (new) May 2015

Adjunctive corticosteroids for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in patients with HIV infection (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) April 2015

Low dose versus high dose stavudine for treating people with HIV infection (new) January 2015

IBD/FBD

Budesonide for induction of remission in Crohn's disease (new search for studies and content updated, conclusions changed) June 2015

Anti-IL-12/23p40 antibodies for induction of remission in Crohn's disease (new) May 2015

Immunization

Vaccines for women for preventing neonatal tetanus (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) July 2015

Impact of Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) and viral influenza vaccinations in pregnancy for improving maternal, neonatal and infant health outcomes (new) June 2015

Vaccines for preventing invasive salmonella infections in people with sickle cell disease (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) June 2015

Infectious diseases

Repeat doses of prenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm birth for improving neonatal health outcomes (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) July 2015

Intravenous immunoglobulin for presumed viral myocarditis in children and adults (new search for studies and content updated, conclusions changed) May 2015

Tafenoquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria (new) April 2015

Chinese medicinal herbs for mumps (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) April 2015

Enteral nutrition formulations for acute pancreatitis (new) March 2015

Antibiotics for treating acute chest syndrome in people with sickle cell disease (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) March 2015

Artemisinin-naphthoquine for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria (new) February 2015

Primaquine or other 8-aminoquinoline for reducing Plasmodium falciparum transmission (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

Influenza

Impact of Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) and viral influenza vaccinations in pregnancy for improving maternal, neonatal and infant health outcomes ((new) June 2015

Influenza vaccines for preventing cardiovascular disease (new search for studies and content updated, conclusions changed) May 2015

Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and children (new) March 2015

Respiratory tract infections

Antibiotics for acute laryngitis in adults (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) May 2015

Saline nasal irrigation for acute upper respiratory tract infections (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) April 2015

Leukotriene inhibitors for bronchiolitis in infants and young children (new) March 2015

Azithromycin for acute lower respiratory tract infections (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) March 2015

Remediating buildings damaged by dampness and mould for preventing or reducing respiratory tract symptoms, infections and asthma (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis

Mobile bearing vs fixed bearing prostheses for posterior cruciate retaining total knee arthroplasty for postoperative functional status in patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) February 2015

Tuberculosis

Directly observed therapy for treating tuberculosis (new search for studies and content updated, no change to conclusions) May 2015

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