So what has the Cochrane membership done for me? Inspired by Dr Jeremy Grimshaw’s question: “So what has the Cochrane Collaboration ever done for us?” I submit a report card, a mosaic of my previous blogs, on my first 10 years with Cochrane.
A report card from the early years
Cochrane wins the best paper award in the General Practice category at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
Cochrane conference in Ireland: Making an impact?
Is it easier to recruit participants in space? Ten years of Cochrane and Mike Clarke in Ireland
Do talking treatments help problem drinkers who also use illicit drugs? We’re still guessing – by Sarah Chapman
Conference of Cochrane Evidence: Useful, Usable & Used
Alcohol and opioid agonist treatment: A community response
Does it work? When doctors need evidence
Finding the Evidence for Talking Therapies: Article in the Forum magazine
How Cochrane Keeps the Addiction Science in Check
Update 2014: Which talking therapies work for drug users with alcohol problems?
Health care research is untidy – what does it mean for postdocs?
Reduce alcohol consumption in illicit drug users: In the news
Reducing drinking in illicit drug users: an impact story
Systematic reviews enhance drugs conference
Update 2018: Which talking therapies work for people who use drugs and also have alcohol problems?
Can Community First Responders reverse Cardiac arrests?
Will this patient go into severe alcohol withdrawal?
SROM: As good as methadone if not better (Prospero database ref. 90782)
Pain Management with Opioids in 2019-2020
Retention versus continuity of care?
(Prospero database: https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018104452)
Early carer education
What are the training needs of newly trained professionals working in addiction medicine around the world? Do they get enough and appropriate training to treat people who live with addictions? A new study sought to answer these questions (link to study protocol).
The full details of previous posts that made up this Cochrane report card can be found here: