Top 50 Reviews

These are the most-accessed Abstracts on cochrane.org only and do NOT include data from www.thecochranelibrary.com.

  1. Screening for breast cancer with mammography | Cochrane (637)
  2. Interventions for treating painful nipples among breastfeeding women | Cochrane (516)
  3. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold | Cochrane (274)
  4. Interventions to increase the use of electronic health information by healthcare practitioners | Cochrane (250)
  5. Can xylitol used in products like sweets, candy, chewing gum and toothpaste help prevent tooth decay in children and adults? | Cochrane (227)
  6. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community | Cochrane (224)
  7. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease | Cochrane (209)
  8. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults | Cochrane (201)
  9. Exercise for depression | Cochrane (194)
  10. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections | Cochrane (180)
  11. Can electronic cigarettes help people stop smoking or reduce the amount they smoke, and are they safe to use for this purpose? | Cochrane (176)
  12. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women | Cochrane (172)
  13. T-tube drainage versus no T-tube drainage after open common bile duct exploration | Cochrane (164)
  14. Eating and drinking in labour | Cochrane (155)
  15. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes | Cochrane (139)
  16. Honey as a topical treatment for acute and chronic wounds | Cochrane (130)
  17. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults | Cochrane (128)
  18. Zinc for the common cold | Cochrane (125)
  19. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization | Cochrane (124)
  20. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin | Cochrane (122)
  21. Continuous support for women during childbirth | Cochrane (119)
  22. Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder | Cochrane (112)
  23. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA) | Cochrane (110)
  24. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour | Cochrane (104)
  25. Hypertonic saline solution administered via nebuliser for acute bronchiolitis in infants | Cochrane (103)
  26. Surgical removal of the tonsils (tonsillectomy) for chronic or recurrent acute tonsillitis | Cochrane (100)
  27. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella | Cochrane (100)
  28. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions | Cochrane (99)
  29. The effect of short duration versus standard duration antibiotic therapy for streptococcal throat infection in children | Cochrane (98)
  30. Vaginal prostaglandin (PGE2 and PGF2a) for induction of labour at term | Cochrane (97)
  31. Interventions for preventing obesity in children | Cochrane (95)
  32. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold | Cochrane (91)
  33. Interprofessional collaboration: effects of practice-based interventions on professional practice and healthcare outcomes | Cochrane (90)
  34. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear | Cochrane (88)
  35. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use | Cochrane (86)
  36. Magnesium sulfate for treating exacerbations of acute asthma in the emergency department | Cochrane (85)
  37. Routinely shaving women in the area around the vagina on admission to hospital in labour | Cochrane (85)
  38. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for patent ductus arteriosus in preterm and low-birth-weight infants | Cochrane (84)
  39. Garlic for the common cold | Cochrane (83)
  40. Music therapy for people with autism spectrum disorder | Cochrane (83)
  41. Corticosteroids for bacterial meningitis | Cochrane (79)
  42. Mothers' position during the first stage of labour | Cochrane (77)
  43. Music therapy for depression | Cochrane (77)
  44. Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma | Cochrane (76)
  45. Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers | Cochrane (74)
  46. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases | Cochrane (73)
  47. Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis during a hospital stay | Cochrane (73)
  48. Pain management for women in labour – an overview | Cochrane (72)
  49. Probiotics (live micro-organisms) to prevent upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) (for example, the common cold) | Cochrane (72)
  50. Immersion in water in labour and birth | Cochrane (70)

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