Sarah Thorning

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BACKGROUND Vaccines have been the main global weapon to minimise the impact of influenza in the elderly for the last four decades and are recommended worldwide for individuals aged 65 years or older. The primary goal of influenza vaccination in the elderly is to reduce the risk of complications among persons who are most vulnerable. OBJECTIVES To assess(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the degree of scatter of reports of randomised trials and systematic reviews, and how the scatter differs among medical specialties and subspecialties. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis. DATA SOURCE PubMed for all disease relevant randomised trials and systematic reviews published in 2009. STUDY SELECTION Randomised trials and(More)
BACKGROUND Cochrane primarily aims to systematically review trials of effectiveness that are important to inform clinical decisions. Editorial groups support authors to achieve high-quality reviews and prioritise review proposals in their clinical domain that are submitted or elicited. Prioritising proposals requires two approaches, identifying (1) clinical(More)
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