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Issue 17 | February 2019

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

The Latest Cochrane Systematic Reviews
Relevant to Rehabilitation

Is pregabalin effective and safe for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain in adults?

Neuropathic pain is a pathological response of the nervous system to a great variety of damages, secondary to diabetes, shingles, amputation, post-surgery or trauma, stroke or spinal cord injury, trigeminal neuralgia and HIV infection. As its aetiology can vary, so can its pathophysiology and clinical presentation. Read more...

Should post-surgical cancer patients exercise?

Exercise recently has been dubbed a polypill, and the effects of physical activity have proved to have a role in preventing many diseases including certain cancers. But is exercise also beneficial once a disease of the magnitude of cancer has appeared? Read more...

Is chest physiotherapy effective in children with pneumonia?

Why was this Review important?
Pneumonia is a type of lung infection and the most common cause of death among young children worldwide. Every year, it kills an estimated 1.4 million children under the age of 5 (WHO, 2014). Most of these deaths are preventable if the disease is treated with a low-cost, low-tech, yet effective medication and care (WHO-GAPP, 2009). Read more...

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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.
Memoranda of Understanding has been just signed by Prof. Stefano Negrini (Cochrane Rehabilitation Director) and Prof. Luz Helena Lugo (Chair of Health Rehabilitation Group at the University of Antioquia) on behalf of the Colombian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and of the Asociación Médica Latinoamericana de Rehabilitación (AMLAR).
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!
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