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  • About our topic prioritisation: The Cochrane Epilepsy Group have been awarded funding to produce some new and some updated systematic reviews on epilepsy. We are running a focused topic prioritisation activity to help us decide on important topics for new and updated systematic reviews. We will use a short online (print on request) survey to...
    August 15 2018
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    October 18 2016
  • 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...
    May 27 2016
  • 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...
    November 3 2015
  • The 2018 Journal Citation Report  has just been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 7.755. This is an increase on the 2017 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.754. This means that, in 2018, a Cochrane Review was cited on...
    August 19 2015
  • 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...
    August 19 2015
  • 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'.
    July 17 2015
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