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  • Currently, our first aid blogshots are already being translated from English to French, Dutch and Malay. Obviously, we want them to reach as many people as possible in the world. Therefore, we are looking for additional volunteer translators.Are you passionate about first aid and interested in helping us to translate blogshots from English to...
    July 7 2020
  • CEBaP, the founding centre of Cochrane First Aid, has recently been ISO certified for the development of systematic reviews and evidence summaries for evidence-based guidelines. This directly benefits Cochrane First Aid, as relevant first aid systematic reviews, including the Cochrane reviews about first aid in case of hypoglycemia and first aid...
    July 2 2020
  • Last week, Cochrane First Aid celebrated its first birthday. This past year has been one full of activity! We launched late April of 2019 after several months of preparation to set up the field, develop a strategic plan, get the website up and running, have resources and evidence available on the website and start developing blogshots.Although we’...
    May 8 2020
  • Today, on International Fact-checking Day, we would like to highlight the importance of fact-checking during this coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic. In this ever-changing situation, it's important to have the latest information to guide decision-making. However, we must ensure that this information is trustworthy. In other words, it is...
    April 2 2020
  • Basic science research and innovation will be vital in containing and mitigating the effects of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. To have quick access to the most relevant health evidence on how to address this global health crisis, The Cochrane collaboration has put together several Special Collections containing relevant Cochrane Reviews:A...
    April 2 2020
  • The mission of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) is to identify and review international science and information relevant to cardiopulmonary resuscitation, emergency cardiovascular care and first aid, and to offer consensus on science and treatment recommendations. The evidence evaluation process is performed by...
    January 20 2020
  • December 24 2019
  • “Cochrane First Aid serves as a liaison between science and practice, and undertakes several efforts to involve and reach laypeople“. In a 15-minute presentation, our director Emmy De Buck explains which initiatives are taken to involve our target audience of guideline developers, first aid curriculum developers, first aid trainers and laypeople...
    December 6 2019
  • From October 22 till October 25, 2019, the yearly Cochrane colloquium will take place in Santiago, Chile.Cochrane First Aid will present its Field in a presentation on Wednesday October 23, 2019. They will also highlight how Cochrane evidence is used to develop first aid guidelines. Furthermore, the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice (CEBaP), the...
    October 1 2019
  • A new review by the Cochrane Emergency and Critical Care Group has been published in the Cochrane Library. The authors of this review investigated whether mobilization of community first responders is helpful in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. They found 2 trials, including  1136 participants. Mobilizing community first responders...
    August 8 2019

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