Recently published on the Cochrane Library - Issue 3, 2017

Cochrane Library

In March 2017 (Issue 3), Cochrane Oral Health published:

New review
Chlorhexidine mouthrinse as an adjunctive treatment for gingival health
James P, Worthington HV, Parnell C, Harding M, Lamont T, Cheung A, Whelton H, Riley P

Amended review
Oral hygiene care for critically ill patients to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia
Hua F, Xie H, Worthington HV, Furness S, Zhang Q, Li C

New protocols
School dental screening programmes for oral health
Arora A, Khattri S, Ismail NM, Sumanth KN, Prashanti E
Systemic antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing infectious complications in maxillofacial trauma surgery
Alsharif U, Al-Moraissi E, Alabed S

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Cochrane Oral Health's unofficial individualised impact factor for 2015 is 4.900 (50 publications cited 245 times), and ranks our research on a par with the 2nd journal of the 89 journals in the Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Medicine category. This means that research published by our editorial base in 2013 and 2014 was cited, on average, 4.900 times in 2015.

The 2015 Impact Factor for the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (overall for all Cochrane groups) is 6.103 (1,888 publications cited 11,522 times), consequently, the CDSR is now ranked 12th of the 152 journals in the Medicine, General & Internal category.