Cochrane Commentaries

Cochrane Child Health contributes Cochrane Commentaries to the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. The Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health is the official journal of the Paediatrics and Child Health Division (The Royal Australasian College of Physicians) in association with the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, the Paediatric Research Society of Australia and the Australian and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Please click on the links below to read the Cochrane Commentaries.

June 2016

Balancing risks and benefits skill the key to anti-epileptic prescribing for benign epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, June 2016, Volume 52, Issue 6

April 2016

Social communication in autism spectrum disorder not improved by Theory of Mind interventions
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, April 2016, Volume 52, Issue 4 

March 2016

Agitation on emergence from sevoflurane anaesthesia can be reduced
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, March 2016, Volume 52, Issue 3 

January 2016

Does clonidine premedication decrease postoperative pain in children?
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, January 2016, Volume 52, Issue 1 

December 2015

Tricyclic antidepressants - third-line treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in school-aged children
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, December 2015, Volume 51, Issue 12 

October 2015

Psychological interventions for parents of children and adolescents with chronic illness
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, October 2015, Volume 51, Issue 10 

August 2014

Not yet time to change to intermittent inhaled corticosteroids for persistent asthma in children
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, August 2014, Volume 50, Issue 8 

July 2014

Combined anti-cholinergic and short-acting B-agonist therapy reduces hospital admissions for acute asthma
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, July 2014, Volume 50, Issue 7 

October 2013

Primary vesicoureteric reflux grade I to V: No compelling evidence for routine antibiotics or surgical intervention
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, October 2013, Volume 49, Issue 10 

January 2013

Pros and cons of antibiotics for preventing recurrent urinary tract infection
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, January 2013, Volume 49, Issue 1 

October 2012

Probiotics may prevent upper respiratory tract infections, but should we recommend them?
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, October 2012, Volume 48, Issue 10 

March 2012

Evidence to support current use of nebulised epinephrine in croup to achieve immediate clinical improvement
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, March 2012, Volume 48, Issue 3