Recently published on the Cochrane Library - Issue 11

Cochrane Library

In November 2017 (Issue 11), Cochrane Oral Health published:

New reviews
- Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: cytokines and growth factors
Riley P, Glenny A-M, Worthington HV, Littlewood A, Fernandez Mauleffinch LM, Clarkson JE, McCabe MG
- Pharmacological interventions for pain relief during orthodontic treatment
Monk AB, Harrison JE, Worthington HV, Teague A

Updated review
- Periodontal therapy for the management of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic periodontitis
Li C, Lv Z, Shi Z, Zhu Y, Wu Y, Li L, Iheozor-Ejiofor Z

New protocol
- Occlusal interventions for managing temporomandibular disorders
Singh BP, Jayaraman S, Kirubakaran R, Joseph S, Muthu MS, Jivnani H, Hua F, Singh N


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The 2016 Impact Factor for the CDSR (overall for all Cochrane groups) is 6.124 (1,881 publications cited 11,520 times), consequently, the CDSR now ranks 14th< of the 154 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category.

Cochrane Oral Health's unofficial individualised impact factor for 2016 is 3.854 (41 publications cited 158 times), and ranks our research very slightly beneath the 5th placed journal (International Journal of Oral Science) in the listed 90 journals under the Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Medicine category. This means that research published by our editorial base in 2014 and 2015 was cited, on average, 3.854 times in 2016.