Cochrane Priority Reviews List: December 2016 Update
Cochrane-wide prioritisation remains an important project, with over 140 priority reviews or updates have been published since it began in January 2015.The December 2016 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Airways, Anaesthesia, Dementia&Cognitive Improvement, ENT, Epilepsy, Gynaecological, Neuro-oncology and Orphan Cancers, Gynaecology&Fertility, Haematological Malignancies, Heart, Incontinence, Kidney&Transplant, Lung Cancer, Neuromuscular Disease, Oral Health, Skin, Stroke, and Urology Groups.The following titles on the list are open to new authors:Long-acting beta2-agonists and long-acting muscarinic antagonists in a combined inhaler versus either agent alone or placebo for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseProstacyclin for pulmonary hypertension in adultsWeight loss intervention through lifestyle modification or pharmacotherapy for obstructive sleep apnoea in adultsOutpatient treatment of diverticulitisPrevention of recurrent diverticulitisProphylactic antibiotics for preventing recurrent symptomatic episodes of acute diverticulitisAntibiotics for trachomaBiomarkers for predicting outcomes in endometrial cancerDiagnostic test accuracy of sentinel LN node sampling in endometrial cancerInterventions to improve insulin resistance for the prevention of endometrial cancerInterventions to promote early referral for women with symptoms of endometrial cancerImmunomodulatory treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...
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