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  • We are excited to announce a Cochrane Skin Seminar (#S017) at the AAD summer meeting at the Tampa FL convention center. Evidence Synthesis and Knowledge Translation for Clinical Dermatology: A Cochrane Skin PerspectiveAugust 8, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMHere is the speaker line-up:9:00-9:20 am (Eastern Daylight Time)Robert Dellavalle MD PhD...
    May 28 2021
  • In case you missed our annual meeting, you can now watch the recordings via the meeting page.
    March 31 2021
  • In 2020 our joint Co-ordinating Editor Robert Dellavalle won an award from the Cochrane Geographic Groups Consumer Engagement and Involvement Challenge Fund on behalf of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (US Cochrane Colorado Affiliate) for the Cochrane Skin Pictures of Skin Diseases Project.Aim: To increase the number of...
    March 23 2021
  • Eczema Care Online is a research project that aims to help people to self-manage their eczema.This project has reviewed the published evidence about the safety and effectiveness of topical corticosteroids.Now they want to consult with key stakeholders about how findings can best be refined and disseminated to maximise their usefulness....
    January 18 2021
  • The 2019 CRG Impact Factor for Cochrane Skin is 7.500.This therefore means that a review published by the Skin Group in 2017 and 2018 was cited, on average, 7.500 times in 2019 (26 publications cited 195 times). The graph below shows our increasing unofficial impact factor year on year from 2015 to 2019.Congratulations to the authors of the top...
    November 9 2020
  • We are pleased to announce the results of our 2020 prioritisation exercise. We now have seven priority titles that we would like to work on over the next few years:Living Systematic Review of Systemic treatments for eczema, a network meta-analysis (continuation of existing title and team)Interventions for bullous pemphigoid (underway)Phototherapy...
    May 13 2020
  • We are sad to hear of the death of one of our editors, Dr Sam Gibbs. Dr Gibbs had been a consultant at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon for the last 10 years, and prior to that was a consultant in Ipswich. Fellow editor Prof Hywel Williams pays tribute:“Sam Gibbs was one of our first and longest serving Cochrane Skin editors who also led one...
    April 24 2020
  • Covid-19 Dermatology Resource (note this resource is being archived at the end of March 2021)The Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology (CEBD) at the University of Nottingham are pleased to announce the new launch of a new Coronavirus Dermatology Resource.This new online resource on the CEBD website has journal articles relevant for coronavirus and...
    April 3 2020
  • Our latest publication is featured by Cochrane here.
    March 20 2020
  • Our first living systematic review has been published. Read the interview with the authors from our French Satellite https://www.cochrane.org/news/living-systematic-review-pharmacological-treatments-psoriasis-network-meta-analysis and the review itself. Monthly searches are ongoing and the team are working on an update for later this...
    January 15 2020

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