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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Issue 2, 2009 of The Cochrane Library

Issue 2, 2009 of The Cochrane Library is now available. Among the new and updated Cochrane Reviews you will find :

  • Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments
  • Music for stress and anxiety reduction in coronary heart disease patients
  • Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  • Extraction of primary (baby) teeth for unerupted palatally displaced permanent canine teeth in children
  • Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain
  • Topical treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis
  • Alcohol and drug screening of occupational drivers for preventing injury
  • And many more … www.thecochranelibrary.com
Some of these reviews have been highlighted in Evidence Podcasts and are free to access.

Please see the Release Notes for a summary of the updates in this issue. Users can also access our Highlights PDF to learn more about the findings of new and updated Cochrane Reviews.
The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is now available in print format. It is published by John Wiley for The Cochrane Collaboration.

Editors: Julian P. T. Higgins MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK Sally Green Australasian Cochrane Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

There is a 25% discount for Cochrane Review authors and an information page for the book where authors can also order, with a prompt to enter their discount code.

Wiley authors are entitled to a 25% discount not only on their own titles, but on all Wiley books, when ordering either via the site, by phoning customer services or filling in any printed order forms.

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