Does evidence support the surveillance of carbapenem-resistant bacteria?

Antibiotic resistance is a significant threat to public health. Carbapenem-resistant gram-negative bacteria are “priority pathogens” according to the World Health Organization. In this systematic review from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) [1] we found that the implementation of active surveillance strategies to detect these bacteria can induce a decline in infection or colonization rates.…

The first evidence map for acupunture identified promising therapies

The first evidence map for acupunture identified promising therapies We combined evidence mapping and an overview approach to provide the first evidence map for acupuncture therapies across all therapeutic areas. An evidence map is considered to be a particularly useful tool for evidence-based decision-making and evidence-based policy development. Our Methodology Team assessed 120 systematic reviews…

Presenter, Gonzalo Cansino, Pablo Alonso Coello, Iván Solá, Xavier Bonfill (Director Centro Cochrane Iberoamericano), Gerard Urrutia, Javier Ballesteros, María Ximena Rojas (Living Evidence Framework), Francisca Verdugo (Epistemonikos).

Cochrane Library Day

The Cochrane Library in the health evidence ecosystem Day took place last June 7th in Madrid and Epistemonikos was part of a dozen of international exponents and collaborators. The event was organized by the Health Ministry of Spain and Centro Cochrane Iberoamericano. Our Chief Scientific Innovation Officer, Francisca Verdugo, was invited to present about the…

WORK AT EPISTEMONIKOS

¡Join our Scientific Methods Team! We are looking for researchers to work in evidence synthesis projects using our tools, L·OVE platform and Epistemonikos database. As a member of our Scientific Methods Team you will be able to work on the search, screening and synthesis of health evidence. We are looking for proactive people that want…