Searching clinical trials registers: guide for systematic reviewers

These videos, orginially part of the Cochrane Learning Live webinar series, are aimed at systematic reviewers
and anyone interested in this topic. They cover:-

  • The importance of searching clinical trials registers
  • A step-by-step guide on how to search clinical trials registers
  • Illustrative case study to demonstrate key steps
  • Harnessing full potential of clinical trials registries

The session was delivered in September 2022 and below you will find the videos from the webinar, together
with accompanying slides to download [PDF] and links to relevant papers.

Part 1: Presentation
Part 2: Questions & answers

Presenter Bios

Kylie Hunter, Senior Evidence Analyst & PhD candidate, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney Associate Convenor, Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group.

Dr Anna Lene Seidler, Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney Co-Convenor, Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group.

Kylie and Lene specialise in collaborative methodologies to improve the quality and transparency of research evidence via systematic reviews, individual participant data, prospective meta-analyses, and prospective trial registration. They recently published a Research Methods and Reporting article in the British Medical Journal (available below) providing step-by-step guidance and recommendations for searching clinical trials registers.