NeuroRehabilitation: Cochrane Corners

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With an aim to improve evidence-based neurorehabilitation practice, an affiliation between NeuroRehabilitation (NRE) and Cochrane Rehabilitation was announced in 2018, with the introduction of a new section in the journal called Cochrane Corners. On an ongoing basis, NRE Editors-in-Chief Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PhD, and Nathan D. Zasler, MD, select relevant neurorehabilitation Cochrane Reviews and, subsequently, members of Cochrane Rehabilitation and/or rehabilitation professionals then develop the content for the NRE Cochrane Corners. All published content – exclusive to NRE – include summaries of Cochrane Reviews and accompanying commentaries. Each article undergoes peer review and is openly available upon publication. A new Cochrane Corner appears in each issue of NRE.

For further details, see the editorial announcing the news here; and read the press release here.

List of NRE-published Cochrane Corners

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #1: Does cognitive rehabilitation improve occupational outcomes including employment and activities of daily living, as well as quality of life and community integration in individuals with traumatic brain injury?
Author: Aydan Oral | NRE, 2018, Volume 43, Issue 4
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC1

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #2: Which interventions are useful for managing muscle spasticity in individuals who sustained traumatic brain injury?
Author: Sara Laxe | NRE, 2019, Volume 44, Issue 1
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC2

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #3: Can acupuncture help adults suffering from neuropathic pain?
Author: Livia Puljak | NRE, 2019, Volume 44, Issue 2
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC3

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #4: How effective are treatments for anxiety after stroke?
Author: Peter Knapp | NRE, 2019, Volume 44, Issue 3
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC4

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #5: Are the treatments for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) effective and safe?
Authors: Anne Louise Oaklander, Francesca Gimigliano | NRE, 2019, Volume 44, Issue 4
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC5

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #6: Does Vitamin D reduce disease activity in people with multiple sclerosis?
Author: Julia Patrick Engkasan | NRE, 2019, Volume 45, Issue 1
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC6

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #7: Do non-pharmacological interventions improve chronic pain in multiple sclerosis?
Authors: Bhasker Amatya, Jamie Young, Fary Khan | NRE, 2019, Volume 45, Issue 2
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC7

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #8: Effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions for people with multiple sclerosis
Authors: Bhasker Amatya, Fary Khan, Mary Galea NRE 2019, Volume 45, Issue 3
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC8

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #9: Is deep brain stimulation (DBS) a safe and effective treatment for adults with dystonia?
Author: Francesca Cecchi NRE 2019, Volume 45, Issue 4
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC9

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #10: Can communication training for parents of young children with movement disorders improve the communication between children and parents?
Authors: William Levack  NRE 2020, Volume 46, Issue 1
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC10

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #11: Are information provision interventions effective for people with multiple sclerosis?
Author: Chiara Arienti NRE 2020, Volume 46, Issue 2
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC11

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #12: Are pharmacological interventions clinically useful to treat emotionalism after stroke?
Author: Thomas Platz NRE 2020, Volume 46, Issue 3
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC12

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #13: Is cell-based therapy more efficacious for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease than placebo or no treatment?
Author: Maria Gabriella Ceravolo NRE 2020, Volume 46, Issue 4
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC13

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #14: Which interventions are effective in preventing falls in people with multiple sclerosis?
Authors: Bhasker Amatya, Fary Khan NRE 2020, Volume 47, Issue 1
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC14

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #15: Is systemic administration of local anesthetic agents effective for relieving neuropathic pain?
Authors: Giovanni Iolascon NRE 2020, Volume 47, Issue 2
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC15

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #16: Can cognitive rehabilitation improve attention deficits following stroke? 
Author: Christine Hazelton NRE 2020, Volume 47, Issue 3
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC16

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #17: Are epidural corticosteroid injections effective for lumbosacral radicular pain?
Author: Francesco Negrini NRE 2020, Volume 47, Issue 4
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC17

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #18: Can herbal medicinal products or preparations alleviate neuropathic pain in adults?
Author: Arienti, Chiara NRE 2021, Volume 48, Issue 1
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC18

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #19: Does respiratory muscle training improve respiratory function compared to sham training, no training, standard treatment or breathing exercises in children and adults with neuromuscular disease?
Authors: Mary P. Galea NRE 2021, Volume 48, Issue 2
Openly available at: tiny.cc/NRE-CC19

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #20: Cognitive training interventions for dementia and mild cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease
Author: Tobias Loetscher NRE 2021, Volume 48, Issue 3
Openly available at: ios.tinyc.co/NRE-CC20

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #21: Are pharmacological treatments for familial amyloid polyneuropathy effective and safe?
Author: Francesca Gimigliano NRE 2021, Volume 48, Issue 4
Openly available at: ios.tinyc.co/NRE-CC21

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #22: Is botulinum toxin type A more effective and safer than other treatments for the management of lower limb spasticity in children with cerebral palsy?
Author: Francesca Gimigliano NRE 2021, Volume 49, Issue 1
Openly available at: ios.tinyc.co/NRE-CC22

NRE COCHRANE CORNER #23: Is motor imagery effective for gait rehabilitation after stroke?
Author: Ekin Ilke Sen NRE 2021, Volume 49, Issue 2
Openly available at: ios.tinyc.co/NRE-CC23

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