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  • In September of 2019, members of the Adverse Effects Methods Group, along with other experts, met in Edmonton, Canada, for the consensus meeting of the update of CONSORT Harms.CONSORT Harms is an extension to CONSORT published in 2004. In 2017, a review of the literature was performed and found that the reporting of harms in randomised controlled...
    December 16 2020
  • This was re-posted from the Methods website on 25 November 2020.Each year, all 17 Cochrane Methods Groups prepare an Annual Report to record their main developments and achievements. This year, Cochrane is putting the Methods Groups and their contributions in the spotlight. This piece focuses on  Adverse Effects. The...
    November 25 2020
  • From September 29 to 30th of 2016, the group had a successful meeting to discuss the latest version of our Cochrane Handbook chapter, training events, resources, and much more. The meeting theme was “Development of guidance for the identification and quality assessment of adverse effects in systematic reviews” and we were also glad to receive the...
    December 16 2016
  • Andrew was a pioneer in so many ways. His passion for patients as an important and authentic source of information was ahead of its time. There is much opportunity (and need) to learn from patients in many parts of healthcare, including patient safety; Andrew taught us the importance of seeking the patient voice.It is with deep sadness that the...
    February 24 2016
  • PRISMA harms checklist: improving harms reporting in systematic reviews was published in the BMJ http://www.bmj.com/content/352/bmj.i157
    February 19 2016
  • Methods Innovation Fund (MIF) has began funding of new projects including the "Development of guidance for inclusion of adverse effects in systematic reviews". Work began in January 2016 with an extensive search of the evidence to inform this guidance.On completion of this research, we aim to produce an update of the Cochrane Handbook as well as...
    July 31 2015
  • WorkshopsAdverse effects in systematic reviews: challenges for formulating the question and searching for different studies and sources of informationReporting adverse events in reviews and the PRISMA HarmsTerminology challenges for data extraction and analysis of data on adverse effectsMeeting  Monday 5 October 2015 - 17:45 to...
    July 23 2015
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