Cochrane Reviews 2013

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Larvivorous fish for preventing malaria transmission
Walshe DP, Garner P, Abdel-Hameed Adeel AA, Pyke GH, Burkot T

 

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Prophylactic versus selective blood transfusion for sickle cell disease in pregnancy
Okusanya BO, Oladapo OT

 

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Mass drug administration for malaria

Poirot E, Skarbinski J, Sinclair D, Kachur SP, Slutsker L, Hwang J

 

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Prostaglandins before caesarean section for preventing neonatal respiratory distress
Motaze NV, Mbuagbaw L, Young T

 

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Non-specialist health worker interventions for the care of mental, neurological and substance-abuse disorders in low- and middle-income countries
van Ginneken N, Tharyan P, Lewin S, Rao GN, Meera SM, Pian J, Chandrashekar S, Patel V

 

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Combined and alternating paracetamol and ibuprofen therapy for febrile children
Wong T, Stang AS, Ganshorn H, Hartling L, Maconochie IK, Thomsen AM, Johnson DW

 

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Strategies for partner notification for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
Ferreira A, Young T, Mathews C, Zunza M, Low N

 

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Lactose avoidance for young children with acute diarrhoea
MacGillivray S, Fahey T, McGuire W

 

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Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria
Gogtay N, Kannan S, Thatte UM, Oliaro PL, Sinclair D

 

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Primaquine for preventing relapse in people with Plasmodium vivax malaria treated with chloroquine
Galappaththy GNL, Tharyan P, Kirubakaran R

 

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Mosquito larval source management for controlling malaria
Tusting L, Thwing L, Sinclair D, Fillinger U, Gimnig J, Bonner KE, Bottomley C, Lindsay SW 

 

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Probiotics for treating persistent diarrhoea in children
Bernaola Aponte G, Bada Mancilla CA, Carreazo NY, Rojas Galarza RA

 

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Vaccines for preventing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) diarrhoea
Ahmed T, Bhuiyan TR, Zaman K, Sinclair D, Qadri F

 

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Rifamycins (rifampicin, rifabutin and rifapentine) compared to isoniazid for preventing tuberculosis in HIV-negative people at risk of active TB
Sharma SK, Sharma A, Kadhiravan T, Tharyan P

 

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Fluoroquinolones for treating tuberculosis (presumed drug-sensitive)
Ziganshina LE, Titarenko AF, Davies GR

 

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Home or community-based programmes for treating malaria

Okwundu CI, Nagpal S, Musekiwa A, Sinclair D

 

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Drugs for treating Schistosoma mansoni infection
Danso-Appiah A, Olliaro PL, Donegan S, Sinclair D, Utzinger J

 

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Treating BCG-induced disease in children
Cuello-García CA, Pérez-Gaxiola G, Jiménez Gutiérrez C

 

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Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults
Steingart KR, Sohn H, Schiller I, Kloda LA, Boehme CC, Pai M, Dendukuri N 

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Oral zinc supplementation for treating diarrhoea in children
Marzia Lazzerini, Luca Ronfani