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Cochrane Library and other Evidence Based Medicine Reviews
Michelle Leblanc, M.Bibl.,
Health Sciences Library
Cochrane Library, a set of evidence based databases put together by a group called Cochrane Collaboration :
In addition to the databases on the previousslide:
“…is an international network of (…) people from over 100 countries(…)that work together to help health care providers, policy-makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about health care, based on the best available research evidence, by preparing, updating and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews – over 4,600 so far, published online in The Cochrane Library.”
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Sytematicreviews on health interventions and theireffects
Controlled trials reviews
References to articles reporting on clinical trials –original communications
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However not all the MeSHare kw.
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