7.6 Covidence

Covidence is a primary screening and data extraction tool for Cochrane authors, which aims to streamline the production of Cochrane intervention reviews. Covidence supports key steps in the review production process:

  • Citation screening
  • Full text review
  • Risk of bias assesssment
  • Extraction of study characteristics and outcomes
  • Export of data and references into RevMan.

Covidence is web-based, and can be accessed by using your Cochrane Account username and password.

Use of this tool will depend on the preferences of the author team and the complexity and stage of the review. It is not currently designed to support complex reviews or updates.

For more information on Cochrane and Covidence, see the Cochrane Community website.