PulsE: boletín de revisiones sistemáticas en Salud Pública


Boletín de Noviembre del PulsE (Policy relevant evidence): Quarterly eBulletin of public health and health services systematic reviews, editado desde el Sax Institute. Incluye las siguientes revisiones comentadas:

Vitamin D for fall prevention

Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Dawson-Hughes B, Staehelin HB, Orav JE, Stuck AE, Theiler R, Wong JB, Egli A, Kiel DP, Henschkowski J. Fall prevention with supplemental and active forms of vitamin D: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Medical Journal 2009;339:b3692. http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/339/oct01_1/b3692

Traffic calming measures to prevent road injuries

Bunn F, Collier T, Frost C, Ker K, Steinbach R, Roberts I, Wentz R. Area-wide traffic calming for preventing traffic related injuries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD003110. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD003110/frame.html

Screening for breast cancer with mammography

Gøtzsche PC, Nielsen M. Screening for breast cancer with mammography. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001877. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD001877/frame.html

Interventions to reduce the spread of respiratory viruses

Jefferson T, Del Mar C, Dooley L, Ferroni E, Al-Ansary LA, Bawazeer GA, van Driel ML, Foxlee R, Rivetti A. Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses: systematic review. Br Med J 2009;339:b3675. http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.39393.510347.BEv1

School-based cognitive behavioural interventions to promote mental health

Kavanagh J, Oliver S, Caird J, Tucker H, Greaves A, Harden A, Oakley A, Lorenc T, Thomas J. Inequalities and the mental health of young people: a systematic review of secondary school-based cognitive behavioural interventions. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London; 2009. http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/Default.aspx?tabid=2418&language=en-US

Effects of drug substitution programs on offending among drug addicts

Egli N, Pina M, Skovbo Christensen P, Aebi MF, Killias M. Effects of drug substitution programs on offending among drug-addicts. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2009:3. DOI: 10.4073/csr.2009.3. http://test.c2admin.org/download/675/

Interventions for preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents

Oringanje C, Meremikwu MM, Eko H, Esu E, Meremikwu A, Ehiri JE. Interventions for preventing unintended pregnancies among adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD005215. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD005215/frame.html

Home safety equipment to reduce unintentional injuries to children at home

Pearson M, Garside R, Moxham T, Anderson R. Systematic reviews of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home safety equipment and risk assessment schemes. Exeter UK: Peninsula Technology Assessment Group (PenTAG); August 2009. http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=download&o=45196

Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation

Whittaker R, Borland R, Bullen C, Lin RB, McRobbie H, Rodgers A. Mobile phone-based interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006611. http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD006611/frame.html

Forthcoming Reviews

Flexible working conditions and employee wellbeing (The Cochrane Collaboration)

http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD008009/frame.html

Cultural competency educational interventions to improve outcomes for culturally diverse individuals with disabilities (The Campbell Collaboration)

http://test.c2admin.org/download/687/

Reduction versus abrupt cessation in smokers who want to quit (The Cochrane Collaboration)

http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD008033/frame.html

Education focusing on sexual health and alcohol (UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence)

http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/index.jsp?action=download&o=38609

Dietary and physical exercise modification for overweight and obese adults (The Cochrane Collaboration)

http://www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/cochrane/clsysrev/articles/CD008066/frame.html

Other Resources

Database of health systems systematic reviews

The PPD/CCNC Database is a searchable repository of over 800 systematic reviews about governance, financial and delivery arrangements within health systems. The database was developed by McMaster University’s Program in Policy Decision-Making (PPD) in partnership with the Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre (CCNC). The database provides links to abstracts, user-friendly summaries and full-text reports whenever possible.

http://www.researchtopolicy.ca/Search/Reviews.aspx

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