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Cochrane-Campbell Evidence and Gap Map

We are currently developping an Evidence and Gap Map (EGM) to scope the evidence base care for older adults. An EGM is a decision making and research prioritization tool that highlights gaps in research to inform strategic health and social policy, program and research priorities. The aim of our EGM is to systematically map published and ongoing studies (i.e. systematic reviews and randomized trials) on health and social care, and technological interventions that support older adults at home or in the community. We will apply a Cochrane/Campbell sex/gender lens to assess gender inequalities at baseline and in outcomes of care. This EGM will be the first in a series of maps on care for older adults. 

Link to Protocol: Health, Social and Technological Interventions to Improve Functional Abilty of Older Adults: An Evidence and Gap Map

Click here for our preliminary draft map. 

Cochrane reviews

Cochrane reviews that address issues in ageing identified by the Cochrane Healthcare of Older People Field (up to Dec 2015). 

We will be revising the topic lists soon to meet the requirements of our community.

Have a suggestion for an appropriate topic? then please send it to us

Our Reviews

Full list:

By subtopic:

Cognitive Impairment (91)
Models and organisation of care (16)
Non-pharmacological interventions for the management of cognitive impairment (25)
Pharmacological interventions for the management of cognitive impairment (38)
Incontinence (39)
Urinary incontinence (31)
Infections (20)
Physical performance and activity (19)
Vision (21)

New and Updated (in the latest issue of the CLib):