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  • Starting from 1st September 2021, Cochrane Epilepsy 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...
    July 15 2021
  • As the spread and impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt internationally, we would like to update and offer reassurance to our contributors during this time.We are aware that our review author teams may be experiencing a time of transition into working from home and adapting to conditions that have been implemented by their governments. Due to...
    March 27 2020
  • 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
  • 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 107 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 2020 Journal Citation Report (JCR) 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 9.266. This is an increase on the 2019 Journal Impact Factor, which was 7.890.The CDSR Journal Impact Factor is...
    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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