From the Cochrane Central Executive Team: In August 2021, Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) in the UK received confirmation from the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) informing them about the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) decision to cease all funding at the break-point in the current contract at the end of March 2023....
December 10 2021
We are proud to announce that our publisher Wiley has estimated our Group's 2020 Impact Factor to be 10.970 (2019 IF was 9.400). This is an unofficial metric, calculated by Wiley, the publisher of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews which has the official 2020 Impact Factor of 9.289 (2019 IF was 7.890).Cochrane Heart review Exercise-based...
November 17 2021
Starting from the month of June, Cochrane Heart will begin the process of switching over from our current Editorial Management System (Archie) to a new system. This is happening across all Cochrane groups on individual timescales managed by the groups.Due to the complexities of the switchover, there are likely to be delays across all regular...
May 26 2021
We are delighted to have our first visual abstract made available for our review mHealth education interventions in heart failure. Read more about the involvment of Emory students in creating visual abstract for Cochrane reviews.
March 5 2021
In January our published review Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease was featured in an Evidently Cochrane blog, where Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, wrote about the evidence on reducing saturated fat in our diets to help prevent cardiovascular disease.Read the blog here.
February 11 2021
In 2020 we published 19 protocols, 6 reviews, and 9 review updates.ProtocolsInterrupted versus uninterrupted anticoagulation for cardiac rhythm management device insertionProphylactic use of inotropic agents for the prevention of low cardiac output syndrome and mortality in adults undergoing cardiac surgeryOral Class I and III antiarrhythmic drugs...
January 20 2021
We are excited to announce that the first Cochrane Review to publish using RoB 2 through the Cochrane pilot, using RoB 2 functionality built into RevMan Web and the Cochrane Library has now been published: Physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease.Authors Craig Williams and Curtis WadeyJust prior to the...
October 8 2020
Read about our Living Systematic Review entitled Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under in a news item on cochrane.org. Read the full review. Find out more about Cochrane Living Systematic Reviews and the Living Evidence Network here.
February 11 2020
The Heart review Exercise‐based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with stable angina has informed the need for a randomised controlled trial to provide high quality evidence as the current evidence base does not yet allow to draw reliable conclusions due to low-quality. See here for details of the NIHR call.
September 23 2019