Cochrane Child Health Twitter Journal Club – #CochraneChild

Thanks to everyone for joining the #CochraneChild Twitter journal club on January 21st, 2015. The archived discussion is at

What: Twitter journal club on evidence for treatment of bronchiolitis

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2:00pm Vancouver | 3:00pm Edmonton & Calgary | 5:00pm Toronto | 9:00pm United Kingdom | 8:00am Thursday January 22, Melbourne, Australia

Where: Follow #CochraneChild on Twitter and join in the discussion by including #CochraneChild in all your posts. See these tips for participating in a Twitter chat.

Link to paper:

Questions we will be addressing:

1) What is bronchiolitis?

2) What works (and what doesn’t), and in whom?

3) What are current controversies in this area?

Our guest host for the journal club is Dr. Ricardo M. Fernandes @DonDonRic!



Dr. Fernandes is actively involved in the Cochrane Collaboration as a Director of the Child Health Field, Editorial Board member for “Evidence-based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal”, and scientific consultant for the Portuguese Collaborating Center of the Iberoamerican Cochrane Network.

He is also an attending pediatrician, lecturer and clinical researcher affiliated with the Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Santa Maria, and the Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, both part of Lisbon’s Academic Medical Centre.

His research background includes clinical epidemiology, clinical trial methodology, clinimetrics and synthesis research, with training and fellowships in the Netherlands and Canada. His main clinical research interests are pediatric respiratory disease, allergy and emergency medicine, as well as methodological research in outcomes and measurement, clinical trial design, implementation and data monitoring, and meta-analysis. 


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