Teach yourself Cochrane

Cochrane for consumers: a pathway

Description

Teach yourself Cochrane tells the story behind Cochrane and the challenges the organisation faces in finding good quality evidence to produce systematic reviews. You will learn how you can find information about clinical trials and read Cochrane reviews, and also ways to get involved as a Consumer.

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After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • Recall the history of Cochrane including its founding
  • Summarise the purpose of Cochrane
  • Explain the basic function of a systematic review
  • Understand key terminology used in research and reviews

Teach yourself Cochrane

Author information: 
Caroline Struthers
Acknowledgements: 

This module was produced by Caroline Stuthers with support from Cochrane Dementia Group.  A full list of acknowledgements is included on slide 25 of the presentation.