Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) is an international network of individuals working to prepare, maintain and promote access to systematic reviews of interventions to treat or prevent eye diseases or visual impairment.
|Truhlsen Eye Institute is the newest Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) Center for Evidence-Based Medicine!|
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Completing a Systematic Review Workshop- Baltimore, Maryland, USA (13-15 January 2016)
Details: This workshop guides participants through the steps of developing a systematic review and includes presentations about Cochrane methodology, hands-on practice using Cochrane's Review Manager (RevMan) software, and a statistics review session. It is limited to Cochrane review authors who have a registered title, protocol, or review in The Cochrane Library.
CEV in India
CEV was well-represented in Hyderabad, India, at the 22nd Annual Cochrane Colloquium from 21-26 September. Click here to see some photos of the group as they presented research findings and attended meetings at the Colloquium!
New and Updated Reviews
- Combined surgery versus cataract surgery alone for eyes with cataract and glaucoma (14 July 2015)
- Assistive technology (electronic aids) for children and young people with low vision (18 June 2015)
- Topical antihistamines and mast cell stabilisers for treating seasonal and perennial allergic conjunctivitis (1 June 2015)
- Grid laser photocoagulation for macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) (11 May 2015)
- Vitrectomy for idiopathic macular hole (12 May 2015)
- Pneumatic retinopexy versus scleral buckle for repairing simple rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (7 May 2015)
“BioMed Central and BMC Ophthalmology are champions of high quality peer review as we recognise its importance in keeping the scientific record accurate. We are happy to endorse this course in its aim of keeping peer review standards high.”
Emilie Aimé, Executive Editor, BioMed Central
“The methodologists were absolutely crucial to the success of the project; without the exhaustive systematic identification of published research..."
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology cites CEVG systematic reviews in its contribution to the ABIM Foundation’s “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question”
|2011 Impact Factor for The Cochrane Library, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), is 5.912. The CDSR is ranked in the top 10 out of the 153 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category|
Calendar of Ophthalmology and Optometry Professional Society Meetings, 2012-2015