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  • Cochrane Epilepsy Group2016 publicationsReviews (7)1. Immediate antiepileptic drug treatment, versus placebo, deferred, or no treatment for first unprovoked seizure2. Treatments for the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)3. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for drug-resistant epilepsy4. Transcranial magnetic...
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  • A new study published in the online journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine on 24 May scrutinizes the quality of systematic reviews indexed in MEDLINE. The study found that the quantity of systematic reviews has increased significantly during the decade between 2004 and 2014 – tripling in number during that period – but that the quality...
  • Cochrane Epilepsy have 98 systematic reviews published in The Cochrane Library - it would great if you could help us build up a picture of the different ways that our reviews are making a difference across the world.  If you have an impact story we would love to hear it.  For example, has one of our reviews changed policy, practice or...
  • The 2015 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has been released by Thomson ISI and effective July 2016 the impact factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is 6.103. This is an increase on the 2014 impact factor, which was 6.035.Some highlights of the 2015 impact factor include:The CDSR is ranked 12th of the 152 journals in the...
  • Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2017Each year, Cochrane UK organizes an annual symposium for all our networks, including UK- & Ireland-based Cochrane contributors, researchers, health professionals, students, charities, patient advocates, and other interested groups. This year's symposium will take place at Keble College, Oxford 14th...
  • Our Co-ordinating Editor and Consultant Neurologist Professor Tony Marson discusses a recently published Cochrane review on how treatments for epilepsy in pregnancy may affect the unborn child and the dilemma facing young women making decisions about their treatment.The Cochrane review published in October 2014 highlights current...
  • The UK Cochrane Centre have been busy looking at new ways of disseminating evidence in the form of blogshots. Read about it on their blog here and see their blogshot archive here.This is a blogshot from a recent new review, 'Lacosamide add-on therapy for partial epilepsy'.
  • We are always looking for new review authors to join our team.  If you are interested in undertaking a review, please contact us.Radiosurgery versus conventional surgery for people with intractable temporal epilepsy
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