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Psychological therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults

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Although the evidence of each comparison of psychological treatments was very low, this evidence showed that individual trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy/exposure therapy (TFCBT) and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) did better than waitlist/usual care in reducing clinician-assessed PTSD symptom; individual TFCBT, …

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Multiple session early psychological interventions for the prevention of post-traumatic stress disorder

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Multiple-session interventions aimed at all individuals exposed to traumatic events should not be used.
The prevention of long-term psychological distress following traumatic events is a major concern. Systematic reviews have suggested that individual psychological debriefing is not an effective intervention at preventing PTSD. …

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Psychological debriefing for preventing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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There is no evidence that single-session individual psychological debriefing is a useful treatment for the prevention of PTSD after traumatic incidents. Compulsory debriefing of victims of trauma should cease.
Over the past few decades, early psychological interventions, such as psychological ‘debriefing’, have been …

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Early psychological interventions to treat acute traumatic stress symptoms

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Individual trauma-focused cognitive behavioural interventions were effective, in the short-term, for individuals with acute traumatic stress symptoms compared to both waiting list and supportive counselling interventions; however, caution should be taken in interpreting these results because the quality of trials was variable, …

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Fluoroquinolones for treating typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever)

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Trials were small and methodological quality varied. In adults, fluoroquinolones may be better for reducing clinical relapse rates compared to chloramphenicol. Data are limited for other comparisons, particularly in children.
Fluoroquinolones are recommended as first-line therapy for typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fever), …

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Interventions to improve water quality for preventing diarrhoea

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Interventions to improve water quality are generally effective in preventing diarrhoea, and interventions to improve water quality at the household level are more effective than those at the source.
Diarrhoeal diseases are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity, especially among young children …

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Seminar at the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

6 July 2012
Claire Allen, Knowledge Manager for Evidence Aid, visited CRD to give a talk to staff on the work of the inititative. The presentation is available as a PDF by clicking here.

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Welcome to our new website

We hope you like our new site. You can find everything you need to know about Evidence Aid here including our Mission Statement, how to contact us and what crucial resources we are collating.

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Evidence Aid Conference 2012

29 – 30 October 2012, Brussels, Belgium
Watch the recording of Herman Von Rompuy – President of the European Council, welcoming the 2nd Evidence Aid conference

Photos from the Evidence Aid Conference 2012:

View the conference agenda [PDF].
See speaker bios and photographs.
PDF files of all the speaker presentations …

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