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    Creating a ‘Summary of findings’ table without importing data from RevMan

    ‘Summary of findings’ tables provide a summary of findings for each of the included outcomes and the quality of evidence rating for each outcome in a quick and accessible format, without details of the judgements about the quality of evidence. They are in ...
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    GRADE Handbook

    The GRADE handbook describes the process of rating the quality of the best available evidence and developing health care recommendations following the approach proposed by the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) Work ...
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    GRADE approach to evaluating the quality of evidence: a pathway

    Assessing the quality of the body of evidence is a mandatory item in the Methodological standards for the conduct of new Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR). GRADE is the Cochrane’s recommended approach for grading the quality of evidence and the streng ...
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    Proposing and registering new Cochrane Reviews

    Conducting a Cochrane Review is not an easy endeavour and you should carefully consider what will be required of you once you undertake this work. You should also be familiar with the regular procedure for starting a new Cochrane Review. This resource bri ...
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    Cochrane Standards for conduct and reporting of new reviews of interventions

    Cochrane Reviews are recognized as standards of best practice regarding the quality of conduct and reporting of systematic reviews. To maintain this position and to ensure the consistency across all Cochrane Review Groups, Methodological Expectations of C ...
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    Guidelines for reporting healthcare research

    The quality of reporting is crucial for understanding the methods and results of healthcare research and using them in systematic reviews. To improve the quality of study reporting, various guidelines have been developed and published. This resource provi ...
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    Glossary of terms relevant for Cochrane Reviews

    When conducting, writing, and using Cochrane Reviews, it is important to understand and use the terms accurately. This resource provides a glossary of terms that may be relevant for Cochrane authors, editors, and consumers. Comments for improvement or cor ...
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    How to use the Cochrane Library

    The Cochrane Library is the main product of Cochrane. It consists of several databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. This resource is a collection of links and materials that will ...
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    Pre-submission checklist for authors

    Before checking the final drafts of your Cochrane Protocol or Cochrane Review into Archie, you want to make sure that they are up to the standard as much as possible. This resource provides you with two checklists developed to ascertain that your draft pr ...
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    Data collection forms for intervention reviews

    Once you’ve decided which studies to include in your review, it’s time to start collecting the data from the studies. This resource provides you with two data collection forms that can be used as guides or templates for developing your own data extraction ...