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Next Cochrane Skin annual meeting March 2020 

Next year's annual meeting will be in Aurora, Colorado, USA, 18-19 March 2020. This is immediately preceding the American Academy of Dermatology meeting and will include a CS-COUSIN meeting on 19 March. It would be great if you can join us, so save the date!


Latest Cochrane Skin review publications:

Special collection: Diagnosing skin cancer (Third most accessed Special Collection in 2018)
Probiotics for treating eczema (Most read review in Cochrane Library App 2018)


Evidently Cochrane blog - Eczema research: have we done more than scratched the surface?

Sarah Chapman takes a look at eczema research priorities identified by the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership in 2012 and what progress has been made in addressing these for UK National Eczema Week


24th World Congress of Dermatology, Milan 2019

Our Joint Co-ordinating Editor Bob Dellavalle attended the World Congress of Dermatology in Milan 10-15 June. Cochrane Skin presented a number of e-posters:

Cochrane Skin: developing innovative methodologies for systematic reviews

Cochrane Skin and COUSIN: linking core outcomes and systematic reviews

Cochrane Skin: prioritising high-impact, practice-changing systematic reviews

Cochrane Skin: impact stories

Clinical Impact Score, a novel and clinically significant measure of journal influence derived from commonly used medical reference citations


Cochrane Skin Wikipedia Initiative 

We have an exciting new project working with medical students in Denver to update a number of dermatology related pages on Wikipedia with links to our recent Cochrane reviews and updates. See our project page for more details.

Here are the current stats:

Cochrane Skin Wikipedia Initiative