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    Español Developed by world-leading experts, this course provides over 10 hours of self-directed learning on the complete systematic review process for both new and experienced review authors. Here you can find out more about: Intended audience Overall dev ...
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    Chapter 17: Intervention complexity

    James Thomas, Mark Petticrew, Jane Noyes, Jacqueline Chandler, Eva Rehfuess, Peter Tugwell, Vivian A Welch Key Points: We refer to ‘intervention complexity’, rather than ‘complex intervention’, because no intervention is simple, and many review authors wi ...
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    Chapter 19: Adverse effects

    Guy Peryer, Su Golder, Daniela R Junqueira, Sunita Vohra, Yoon Kong Loke; on behalf of the Cochrane Adverse Effects Methods Group Key Points: To achieve a balanced perspective, all reviews should try to consider adverse aspects of interventions. A detaile ...
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    Chapter I: Introduction

    Jacqueline Chandler, Miranda Cumpston, James Thomas, Julian PT Higgins, Jonathan J Deeks, Mike J Clarke Key Points: Systematic reviews seek to collate evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to answer a specific research question. T ...
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    Chapter III: Reporting the review

    Matthew J Page, Miranda Cumpston, Jacqueline Chandler, Toby Lasserson Key Points: Clear reporting of a systematic review allows readers to evaluate the rigour of the methods applied, and to interpret the findings appropriately. Transparency can facilitate ...
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    Chapter 24: Including non-randomized studies on intervention effects

    Barnaby C Reeves, Jonathan J Deeks, Julian PT Higgins, Beverley Shea, Peter Tugwell, George A Wells; on behalf of the Cochrane Non-Randomized Studies of Interventions Methods Group Key Points: For some Cochrane Reviews, the question of interest cannot be ...
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    Chapter 26: Individual participant data

    Jayne F Tierney, Lesley A Stewart, Mike Clarke; on behalf of the Cochrane Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis Methods Group Key Points: Individual participant data (IPD) reviews are a specific type of systematic review that involve the collection, c ...
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    Español Select the area you'd like help with: Subscription and access queries Modules and their content Troubleshooting (technical and access problems) Subscription and access queries   I'm a Cochrane contributor. How do I get free access to the ...
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    Part 1: About Cochrane Reviews

    Part 1 addresses various organizational and procedural considerations when undertaking systematic reviews within Cochrane. It comprises the following chapters: Introduction Planning a Cochrane Review Reporting the review Updating the review Overviews of r ...
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    Versions and changes to the Handbook

    Details changes between versions of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. What's new in Handbook Version 6 (2019) What's new in Handbook version 5.2.0 (June 2017) What's new in Handbook version 5.1.0 (March 2011) Wh ...