Different from previous years, there will be no physical poster boards at the Colloquium this year. Instead, large plasma screens will allow attendees to view any poster you wish, at any time.

Guidelines and instructions for poster presenters can be found here.

For any questions regarding posters, please email

Consumer issues and shared decision making

Consumer access to health information on the internet: a public health issue?
Do registered dietitians search for evidence-based information? A nationwide survey of regional hospitals in Taiwan
Involving consumers in evidence based medicine
MaternaMente: evidence-based active childbirth group support
Parental anxiety when attending a paediatric emergency department: a systematic map of studies and conceptual synthesis
Timing of prophylactic antibiotics during cesarean: a meta-analysis up to 2012
Dissemination of systematic reviews in hospital setting: a comparative survey for diffusing the Cochrane Library

Diagnostic test accuracy review methods

Challenges associated with assessing co-dependent (‚Äėtest and treat‚Äô) technologies
Comprehensive overview of methods and reporting of meta-analyses of test accuracy
Critical triangulation of movement test, questionnaires, and observational assessment
Diagnostic test risk of bias and applicability: how detailed and explicit should criteria be?
Epidemic and reporting characteristics of diagnostic test accuracy systematic reviews in China
Interferon-ő≥ release assays vs. tuberculin skin test for the screening of latent tuberculosis infection: An overview of systematic reviews
Judging when improved test accuracy will lead to improved treatment outcomes
Selecting statistical methods for meta-analyzing diagnostic accuracy data: an online survey
The number, coverage and quality of diagnostic test accuracy studies in China

Editorial processes and supporting review authors

Are volunteers authoring Cochrane reviews? A brief investigation.
Endorsement of the CONSORT Statement by journals of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM): a survey of journal editorial office and journal ‚ÄúInstructions to Authors‚ÄĚ
How Chinese resources contribute to Cochrane reviews
The Attention of Reporting Guidelines and Trial Registration in Nursing Journals

Education and training

A study of knowledge and attitudes toward evidence based Medicine (EBM) among medical students and interns of the AMA International University Bahrain College of Medicine
A training process: implication of contest of evidence-based practice application in clinical settings
Capacity building and health system strengthening through Cochrane sensitization and training in the Caribbean
Developing and implementing a free, online course on peer review of the biomedical literature
Enabling physicians to develop high quality systematic reviews
Evaluation of evidence-based practice skills of healthcare staff following educational workshops: a study protocol.
Evidence-Based Medicine Unit of the Botucatu Medical School (FMB), UNESP ‚Äď Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil.
Evidence-based practice in optometry: Validation of a modified Fresno Test.
Identifying evidence-based practice teaching strategies in Australasian Optometry curricula.
Introducing cochrane reviews during the entry level physiotherapy curriculum - a preliminary report
Learning by doing - teaching systematic review methods in 8 weeks
Mapping Cochrane systematic reviews: the next appeal for the Evidence-Based Medicine age.

Global health and equity

A Description of the High Quality Evidences for Health Policy Research in China: Evidence-Based Health Policy Research
A Systematic Review of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine for Early Postoperative Inflammatory Ileus
Efficacy and safety of motherwort injection in preventing postpartum hemorrhage in Caesarean section: a systematic review
Efficacy and safety of motherwort injection in preventing postpartum hemorrhage in vaginal delivery: a systematic review
The PROGRESS-Plus framework for assessing the equity of systematic reviews of nursing interventions published in China

Information and communication technology (ICT)

Linked Data and Cochrane Reviews: Thinking outside the "container" of the Review
Methodological challenges of the outcomes - reflections from a review of ICT-based prompting among patients with schizophrenia
Visualization of Evidence Based Medicine Development
Health priority research questions based on evidence in Brazil: implementation and maintenance of free access web site for researchers, academics, health professionals and consumers.

Investigating bias

Assessment of methodological quality of systematic reviews published in the Cochrane Library about physical activity for chronic noncommunicable diseases
Assessment of research quality in major infertility journals
Bias associated with selective crossover in randomised controlled trials
How many negative studies included in meta-analysis in China
Impact of baseline score imbalance on Comparative Effectiveness Reviews
Impact of including Korean RCTs in Cochrane reviews of acupuncture
Impact of Quality of Reporting of Treatment-related Harms On Overall Therapeutic Effects
Investigating conflicting outcomes in pregnancy and childbirth Cochrane Reviews: what to do when interventions are beneficial for one party only
Methods to reduce reporting bias in Cochrane Reviews
Quality assessment tools for published animal studies
Randomised controlled trials of surgical procedures in children: a cross-sectional study
Reporting and Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews in the Orthopaedic Literature
Reporting, handling, and judging risk of bias associated with missing participant data in systematic reviews
Small study effect and publication bias in systematic reviews with meta-analyses
The Impact of Trial Registration on Assessing Selective Reporting Bias in Cochrane Reviews
Were meta-analyses of etiological studies of high methodological qualities?

Knowledge translation and communicating evidence

Promoting Evidence-based Healthcare in South Asia and other low and middle income countries: An attempt to formulate a reliable framework
A Cochrane - Wiki collaborative effort in evidence dissemination: A concept note
A Health Technology Assessment of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)‚ÄĒ‚ÄĒEvaluation the Methods of Effectiveness and Safety
A systematic review of systematic reviews of management of lumbar disc herniation
Application of the GRADE Methodology to Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews
Applying sex and gender analysis to systematic reviews: development of a new knowledge translation tool
Challenges in applying GRADE to health systems and public health interventions
Comparison of the Attention of Trial Registration in Selective Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region
Complementary and Alternative Medicine in stroke rehabilitation - A systematic review of systematic reviews
Consideration of patient-relevant outcomes in Cochrane reviews
Could GRADE approach be applied into systematic reviews of etiological studies?
Could GRADE be applied into network meta analysis?
Cross-sectional Study of 19th Cochrane Colloquium Abstract Quality
Cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) latex agglutination (LA) testing in blood serum for diagnosing cryptococcal meningitis in patients with HIV infection
Discussing the challenges and impacts of a knowledge translation strategy, tailored for public health
Do Cochrane reviews help policymakers in the Americas?: the use of reviews in EVIPNet Americas policy briefs
Engaging stake holders to better utilize evidence-based approach in policy making.
Evidence informed health policy,decision making for Rubella vaccine strategy in low and middle income countries: steps advocated
Evidence of approved Chinese herbal medicines for treatment of type 2 diabetes in China
Evidence-based Evaluation and Selection of Essential Medicine --- EML for common cold
Evidence-based guidelines for developing first aid educational materials geared to school children: involvement of a multidisciplinary expert panel
Exploring practical solutions for dealing with the methodological challenges and communication of the evidence around complex interventions in rehabilitation
Exploring the applicability and adaptation of the GRADE system to results from Network Meta-Analysis: a pilot study
Exploring the compliance with the AT9 strategy for managing conflicts of interest
Implementation research in China: A review of evidence in making policy, process and translation
Improving Quality of N-of-1 trials in High Impact Factor Medical Journals
Informed Decision Making: The Importance of Baseline Risk
Integrated knowledge translation: An active partnership between researchers and health care providers
Mapping the Cochrane Intervention Reviews related to physical activity for Chronic Noncommunicable disease
Neurological core database in The Cochrane Library: point of view from around the globe.
Outcome reporting in clinical trials and systematic reviews on medical interventions for primary open-angle glaucoma
Poor description of non-drug interventions: a remediable barrier to usage of evidence in practice?
Reclassifying reviews on the basis of recommendation and results :steps towards a user friendly interface.
Reporting of absolute estimates of effect of patient important benefits and harms in abstracts of systematic reviews
Technique for negative pressure application in vacuum assisted vaginal delivery: Routine to Research (R2R) in developing country
The cochrane corner: a dissemination strategy to increase the impact and relevance of systematic reviews
The Optimize4MNH guideline process: state-of-the-art methods for building an evidence-based guideline for health systems
The primary health care (PHC) experience with evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) in Saudi Arabia (SA)
The role of a new Cochrane systematic review examining community-wide interventions to increase physical activity
The use of Cochrane SR in the process of developing mental health guidelines produced in Brazil
Use of a wiki-based educational resource as a knowledge translation intervention to improve research in child health
Using existing guidelines to generate recommendations for promoting physical activity among older people: a GRADE approach
Using GRADE to evaluate the quality of evidence in Chinese systematic reviews

Methods for preparing reviews (non-statistical)

A rapid review process for Evidence Aid (to produce a Cochrane systematic review): Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves
Approaches to risk of bias assessments in non-Cochrane reviews
Can American Indian and Alaska Native populations ever have a sufficient research base for best practices?
Can English-speaking reviewers correctly identify foreign-language articles that meet eligibility criteria for a systematic review of management for fibromyalgia?
Challenges and Opportunities in Developing a Web-based Systematic Review Data Repository.
Dual uses of AGREE II: A tool for guideline evaluation and development
Evidence-based guidelines versus systematic reviews: the application of evidence-based practice in an aid organisation.
Guidance for including non-randomised studies (NRS) in Cochrane reviews: conclusions from an invited workshop
Is there agreement in outcomes among Cochrane reviews to support ‚ÄėOverviews‚Äô of reviews? a case study within the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group (CEVG)
Measuring suicide-related outcomes in children and adolescents who have been prescribed Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Methodological challenges in conducting systematic reviews to increase the physical activity level of communities
Methodological strengths and limitations of the realist synthesis approach to systematic reviews ‚Äď A promising methodology for the Cochrane Collaboration?
Minimal clinically important differences in chronic pain
Outcome measures among Cochrane reviews of postoperative analgesia
Quality of clinical heterogeneity investigations in systematic reviews: An assessment of cochrane and non-cochrane reviews
Quality of evidence: Are Cochrane review authors speaking the same language?
Reliability and validity of the Newcastle Ottawa Scale
Risk of Bias Tool in Systematic Reviews/Meta-analysis on Acupuncture in International Journals
Sense and sensibility: automated clustering to code studies across health and social care systematic reviews.
Sequential Meta-Analysis Research Tracks (SMART): A Step-by-Step Algorithm to Conduct Smart Meta-analyses
Survey among Cochrane authors about early stages of systematic reviews
Systematic reviews of measurement instruments, based on Cochrane methodology
Systematic reviews of the effectiveness of complex interventions: some methodological issues.
The Agreement for Grading the Quality of Evidence Using GRADE System
The method of exracting data from figure with software
The reporting on adverse events of drug intervention versus non-drug intervention in meta-analyses: can we do better presentation?
The research about guidance of Systematic Review for clinical study
The study of reporting quality of systematic reviews/meta-analysis on acupuncture
Unfudging nudging: identifying evidence for poorly-specified interventions in public health
Use of Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) Methodology to Guide Revision of CDC’s Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Testing Recommendations for Persons Born during 1945 through 1965 in the United States
Using GRADE to develop an evidence-based benchmark for a rate: the use case of the patient safety indicator ‚Äúpostoperative venous thromboembolism‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúNo more updates‚ÄĚ: a descriptive study of the 126 ‚Äústable‚ÄĚ Cochrane reviews in March 2012


An AMSTAR assessment of the methodological quality of systematic reviews of nursing interventions published in China
Are Australian Human Research Ethics Committees effectively promoting prospective trial registration?
Challenges of assessing the quality of scientific evidence for public health interventions
Clarifying differences between review designs and methods
Complementary medicine use for arthritis patients in Korea: a systematic review of prevalence studies
Does Cochrane need more funding?
Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with depression receiving disability benefits: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
Epidemic characteristics of rapid reviews
Epidemic characteristics of realist review
Epidemiology,quality and reporting characteristics of systematic reviews of CT or MRI diagnostic test accuracy published in Chinese journals
Evidence Based Evaluating and Selecting Essential Medicine for Township Health Center Located in the Eastern, Central and Western China‚ÄĒAntihypertensive Medicines
Evidence-based Behavioral Practice in China
Evidence-Based Implant Dentistry: The Otago Model
International activity within Cochrane Review Groups
Is splint therapy effective in patients with temporomandibular disorders? a systematic review and meta-analysis
KRAS mutations on response to antiEGFR in mCRC: meta-epidemiology
Quality appraisal of clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements on nursing in China
Survey of clinical trials in children in WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform
Systematic review of epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental and malformation outcomes in the child
The current status of antidepressants and cognitive function enhancers treatment research in Korea
The DECIDE project: Policymaker and manager focussed strategies to go from evidence to coverage decisions
The PRISMA statement for reporting systematic reviews and meta analyses of nursing interventions published in China
What is being published? A word cloud of titles from The Cochrane Library

Searching and information retrieval

A numbers of randomized controlled trials reported in Japanese literature database are not covered in Medline
Assessing the number, characteristics and quality of randomized controlled trials conducted in Japan.
Cochrane CENTRAL & CAF√Č (Communication Access Framework and Evidence): Creating a Code Set of Factors in the ICF in Interventions For Both Patients And Providers.
Evidence-Based Practice in non-clinical medicine fields in China is urgent
Finding public health evidence: how many stones need to be turned?
How many guidelines of social medicine/preventive medicine/community medicine in China
Identification of systematic reviews in LILACS
Shall we search all trial registers? A comparative study of the sensitivity of five trial registers used by the Cochrane Skin Group
Strategies for updating clinical practice guidelines: feasibility and efficiency
Systematic methods for identifying evidence for broad review questions: Looking beyond titles and abstracts
Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy published in the Cochrane Library: a survey of searching details
The grey literature search: a comparative analysis of meta analysis of interventions published in Chinese academic journals and Cochrane library
The impact of using EMBASE in addition to PubMed and other databases during regional activity-based Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
The language restrictions and handsearching: a comparative analysis of meta analysis of interventions published in Chinese academic journals and Cochrane library
Your gateway to Chinese Research

Statistical methods

A comparison of statistical methods for identifying out-of-date systematic reviews
A framework for evaluating and distinguishing validity and generalization of prediction models
A new approach to deal with the absence of clinical trials in systematic reviews: a meta-analysis of case series studies.
Bayesian hierarchical models for complex meta-analyses using MCMCglmm in R
Can data extraction from figures perform a meta-analysis?
Confidence interval estimation following trial sequential analysis: a comparison of methods using cancer trials
Health Care Outcomes Assessed with Non-Experimental Designs Compared With Those Assessed In Randomised Trials
Likelihood approach to evaluating evidence in meta-analysis: comparing two groups in experimental or observational studies
Methods for handling missing participant data in systematic reviews of dichotomous outcome data: a case example of plausible and extreme plausible assumptions
Novel trial sequential analysis (TSA) method for time-to-event outcomes
Risk difference estimation and reporting in systematic reviews
Trial sequential analysis for cumulative evidence: how much was believable?
Trial sequential analysis in meta-analyses: could all evidence be firm?