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Issue 18 | March 2019

Cochrane Rehabilitation serves as a bridge between Cochrane and the Rehabilitation community and its stakeholders

One in 11 Cochrane reviews are on rehabilitation interventions, according to pragmatic inclusion criteria developed by Cochrane Rehabilitation

The Cochrane Rehabilitation Review Committee has just published a paper, in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with the following aims:
  • Identify all published protocols and reviews in the Cochrane Library relevant to the scope of practice of rehabilitation.
  • Test pragmatic criteria to identify rehabilitation interventions.
  • Begin categorizing reviews according to the professionals involved in delivering the intervention and broad areas of clinical practice. Read more...

The Latest Cochrane Systematic Reviews
Relevant to Rehabilitation

Is exercise training useful in advanced lung cancer patients?

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, considering that there are more than 1.6 million new cases per year. Both disease severity and complexity and the indirect effects of its treatment might lead patients to become less fit. Read more...

Is exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation effective and safe for adults with heart failure?

Chronic heart failure is a common health problem in which people experience fatigue and shortness of breath that limit their activities and restrict their participation, thus negatively impacting their perception of quality of life. Read more...

Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adult patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator

Why is this review important?
Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of global mortality, accounting for approximately 17.3 million deaths each year. Sudden cardiac death remains a significant public health issue, even though its rates are declining. Read more...

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News and Events

Another Cochrane Corner has been published, "Can Botulinum Toxin Help Prevent Migraine in Adults?", authored by Dr. Livia Puljak, in the March issue of the American Journal of  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) recently has partnered with Cochrane Rehabilitation to promote the adoption of Evidence Based Physiatry in clinical practice and training programs. 
The 2019 AAP Annual Meeting held in Puerto Rico in February featured a course titled, "Synergies between AAP and Cochrane Rehabilitation: education, research, knowledge translation.” Read more...
Cochrane Chile is going to host the next Cochrane Colloquium in Santiago, 22-25 October 2019. It will be a great opportunity to meet and network with the Cochrane community from Chile and Latin America. Have a look at the key dates.
Have a look at the future events that the Cochrane Rehabilitation team will attend!

The 2018 annual report summarizing all Cochrane Rehabilitation activities is now available!
Cochrane Rehabilitation Flyer is available in English, CroatianItalian, and Spanish!
Feel free to print and distribute them.
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