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posted on: 11 Jan 2016 - 06:07
Cochrane Translations: importance of a review process
Volunteer translators have translated more than 300 summaries into Portuguese since the project started in Brazil in 2013.Correcting mistakes is time-consuming and repetitive, so the Portuguese project coordinators carried out an assessment to determine the most frequent errors. The editor of Portuguese translations, Patricia Logullo, who is also one of the project coordinators, presented the... read more
posted on: 6 Jan 2016 - 00:02
Wearing Cochrane evidence: a personal story of impact
Rebecca Selby, a mum of three, shares how a Cochrane Review impacted her family. read more
posted on: 16 Dec 2015 - 05:29
How can a parent find out which treatment is best for a child's croup? One mother's story
Julie Wood is Cochrane’s Head of Communications and External Affairs; she’s also mother to two young daughters. Here she recalls an experience many parents will recognize – realizing that your little one has croup, not feeling sure about what to do about it, and looking for good information to help you make a decision. read more
posted on: 8 Dec 2015 - 00:07
Create an animated Cochrane Video: get schooled on presenting Cochrane evidence on Youtube
Alex Weaver is a medical student at University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine in the Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology. She recently created an animated video on Chlorpromazine using evidence from two Cochrane Reviews. Read more about the trial-and-error in creating the video as Alex shares tips for those wanting to make their own videos for their Cochrane group. read more
posted on: 4 Dec 2015 - 21:23
Cochrane Translations: feedback on Russian Cochrane translations
A team of volunteers from Kazan Federal University launched the Russian translation project in May 2014. There are now more than 500 translated summaries on the Russian version of In March this year a survey was conducted online to gain feedback about the quality of Russian translations. Liliya Ziganshina, from the university’s Department of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology,... read more

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