Clinical Decision Support Tools & Instructions
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases providing high quality evidence-based medicine information. It contains a full-text database of systematic reviews, gold-standard of evidence, Cochrane Reviews currently in progress, references and abstracts of clinical trials, as well as Editorials, Special Collections, Clinical Answers and Other Reviews. The Cochrane Library is updated every 3 months to include new reviews, updates to reviews, and withdrawal of outdated reviews.
To Register for an Account
Follow Step by step instruction below.
Search in Cochrane
Simple searches can be conducted directly from the Cochrane Library homepage. For more information about search functions in Cochrane click here.
The below video outlines how to search the Cochrane Library.
Cochrane, Searching the Cochrane Library, May 14 2019, 2mins50s
Cochrane Library searches multiple databases simultaneously.
Cochrane Reviews and Cochrane Protocols can be viewed in full-text by clicking on the title. Cochrane Trials comprise abstract and citation information for clinical trials. There is no full-text, as these are usually published in journals. A link to the journal article may be provided.
For more information see the Cochrane Library Training Hub.
Once you have gotten the results from a search, export the citation information from a single article or from search results. Citation export files can be used with the following reference management programs:
For more information about how to export citations click here.
Cochrane Library provides tools to enhance healthcare knowledge and decision-making. Based on systematic reviews, clinical trials and worldwide research.
Cochrane Library provides resources to help with further learning. With different types of resources including podcasts, clinical summaries.
Library webinars are run regularly on a range of topics. See list of Upcoming Events below.
Selection of library webinar RECORDINGS available on LATTE - Click here to watch.
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