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    Strictly Cochrane: a quickstep around research and systematic reviews

    This interactive resource takes you on a tour around a systematic review, explaining the difference between systematic and non-systematic reviews, and the importance of keeping reviews up to date. You’ll be introduced to some commonly used research method ...
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    It's just a phase

    This resource tells the story of a day in the life of a real clinical trial and explains the important differences between different trial phases. You will learn about statistical power, surrogate outcomes and how findings from trials included in speciali ...
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    Teach yourself Cochrane

    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, ...
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    An introduction to Consumer involvement in systematic reviews

    This guide, which has been prepared by the Cochrane Consumer Network, gives an overview of the Consumer role in Cochrane, together with an introduction to the strucutre of a systematic review, and a prompt sheet and checklist for Consumers when considerin ...
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    Cochrane Standards for preparing Plain Language Summaries

    Every Cochrane systematic review includes a short summary of its findings in plain language. This document provides draft standards for these summaries to support those involved in writing and editing Plain Language Summaries.  These standards have been d ...
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    Incorporating GRADE in Cochrane Reviews

    Incorporating the GRADE assessment of quality of evidence in your Cochrane Review may be a challenging task. However, it is important to do it properly, as the GRADE assessment plays a key role in communicating the results of systematic reviews to users. ...
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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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    Conflict of interest and Cochrane Reviews

    Conflict of interest is an important consideration in health care research, but sometimes it is not easy to discern what constitutes a conflict of interest. Cochrane has therefore put together a detailed explanation to help authors, editors, and peer revi ...
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    BMJ training package for peer reviewers

    The BMJ is an international medical journal that has developed a training package for its peer reviewers. Much of the material provided in the package relates to the general art of peer review, so it can be useful for peer-reviewers of Cochrane Protocols ...
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    EQUATOR Network toolkit for editors

    EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the reliability and value of published health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting, primarily through the use of robust reporting guidelines. This resource ...

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