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  • Elizabeth Clearfield is a regular task poster on TaskExchange, Cochrane‚Äôs online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic review, with people who have the time and skills to help. Elizabeth sat down recently for a chat with Emily Steele, Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager for TaskExchange, to talk through her...
  • CEV would like to congratulate Dr. Steve Gichuhi on completing his PhD at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in April 2016. His thesis was entitled "The epidemiology and management of ocular surfaces squamous neoplasia in Kenya". Dr. Gichuhi, MBChB, M.Med, MBA, MSc(Epid), PhD, joined CEV as a...
  • Lim CHL, Turner A, Lim BX. Patching for corneal abrasion. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD004764. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004764.pub3What is the aim of this review? The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out what effect using an eye patch for corneal abrasions has on healing and pain relief compared with not...
  • Full citation: Cheng K, Law A, Guo M, Wieland L, Shen X, Lao L. Acupuncture for acute hordeolum. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD011075. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011075.pub2What is the aim of this review?The aim of this Cochrane review was to compare the benefits and harms of acupuncture versus...
  • Full citation: Dubois VDJP, Bastawrous A. N-acetylcarnosine (NAC) drops for age-related cataract. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009493. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009493.pub2.What is the aim of this review? The aim of this Cochrane Review was to find out if NAC eye drops can prevent...
  • Full citation: Gower EW, Lindsley K, Tulenko SE, Nanji AA, Leyngold I, McDonnell PJ. Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006364. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006364.pub3What is the aim of this review? The aim of this Cochrane Review...
  • Full citation: Cheng JW, Cheng SW, Wei RL, Lu GC. Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for control of wound healing in glaucoma surgery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009782. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009782.pub2.Review questionAnti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents versus control or mitomycin C...
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