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  • The top ten most accessed reviews from Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases Group in 2011 are:Antiemetics for reducing vomiting related to acute gastroenteritis in children and adolescents Enteral versus parenteral nutrition for acute pancreatitisAntibiotic therapy for prophylaxis against infection of pancreatic necrosis in acute...
    September 24 2012
  • The Cochrane Methods Group is seeking feedback on the draft, extended PRISMA reporting guidelines which include equity considerations.All systematic review authors to participate in this brief survey to capture review author experiences in using the new equity extension to the PRISMA statement(Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and...
    August 14 2012
  • Please consider adding the Cochrane Symposium titled "Evidence-base for disease prevention: past and future" to your agenda if attending the UEGW symposium in Amsterdam (October 2012).This special symposium takes place from 11am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday October 23rd in the Auditorium, with the following program:Evidence-based medicine: The past and...
    June 18 2012
  • Please have a look at our 2012 newsletter.
    May 31 2012
  • Registration is now open for a Cochrane Author Training Workshop to be held at McMaster July 7th and 8th 2012 at McMaster University.Take this two-day session to learn the basic skills of conducting a Cochrane review. Topics include protocols, setting your question, literature searching, study selection, assessing bias, data and analysis,...
    March 27 2012
  • The UK Cochrane centre will be running a workshop aimed at Cochrane Review Authors who are undertaking reviews of complex interventions using experimental treatments and quasi experimental designs including cluster randomised, controlled before and after studies and interrupted time series.
    August 24 2011
  • The UGPD group will have a presence at DDW (May 7 to 11) in Chicago, USA. Please stop by the Wiley/Cochrane stand in the exhibition hall for further details or look for us in your conference program. There is a Cochrane Symposium being held at DDW on Monday, May 9th from 4:00-5:30pm titled Controversies and consensus: how Cochrane...
    August 24 2011
  • Please have a look at the UGPD group's May 2011 newsletter.
    August 24 2011
  • The Cochrane Collaboration has been accepted as a Non-Governmental Organization in Official Relations with the World Health Organization (WHO) at the WHO’s Executive Board meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. In formalizing our relationship with the WHO the Collaboration has been awarded a seat at the World Health Assembly, allowing us to...
    August 24 2011
  • Congratulations to the UGPD Co-ordinatoring Editor, Paul Moayyedi, and his co-authors who were the recipients of this year's Bill Silverman prize for their paper titled "Errors in the conduct of systematic reviews of pharmacological interventions for irritable bowel syndrome".
    August 24 2011


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