The team of Cochrane First Aid wishes you Happy Holidays and all the best for 2022!
New validated search filters fit for first aid
Searching for relevant studies to answer a specific research question may require sifting through numerous database records. In order to prevent the screening process becoming too time-consuming, systematic literature reviewers may decide to use search filters. A search filter is a fixed set of terms used to identify records that share a certain feature (for example, study design). The quality and validity of a search filter depends on how well it identifies records that are relevant (sensitivity) and how well it excludes records that are not (specificity).
CEBaP as Evidence Ambassador during World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day
20 October marks World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day, a global initiative raising awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making. It is an opportunity to educate a broad audience about the importance of evidence-based healthcare and to encourage debate and discussion amongst the global evidence community.The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of:
World First Aid Day
The second Saturday in September marks World First Aid Day. Our collaborating centre, the Global First Aid Reference Centre (GFARC) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, is in charge to coordinate this event and provide resources to national Red Cross Societies.
New WHO drowning prevention guideline
From this year on, 25 July marks the new UN-recognised "World Drowning Prevention Day
After a year of hard work, the Cochrane First Aid team will take a short summer break from July 1 until July 19. If you want to contact us, send us an email (email@example.com) and we will answer your message as soon as we are back in the office.
First Cochrane Corner published
Cochrane First Aid feels proud to have published its first Cochrane Corner, accompanied by a visual abstract that highlights the key findings, in the International Journal of First Aid Education.
Cochrane First Aid meets Cochrane MOSS
Succesful collaborations between the Cochrane Review Groups, Networks and
New Cochrane review informing WHO drowning prevention guideline
In 2019, Cochrane First Aid and its initiator the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice of the Belgian Red Cross were approached by the World Health Organization to develop 2 systematic reviews to support the development of their new guideline on drowning prevention.