Databases \ Cochrane Library


Evidence-based information on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions, including systematic reviews and controlled trials.


Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
Regularly updated full text Systematic Reviews and Protocols (uncompleted reviews).

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
Abstracts of critical assessments of systematic reviews.

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL/CCTR)
Controlled trials identified by Cochrane Review Groups.

NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)
Abstracts of economic evaluations of health care interventions.

Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
Abstracts of assessments of healthcare technologies.

The Cochrane Methodology Register (CMR)
Articles and books on the methodology of the systematic review process.

About Cochrane
Information about the Cochrane Centres and Review Groups.

The Cochrane Library is coordinated by the Cochrane Collaboration - an international network committed to preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews on the effects of health care - and by the UK's NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York.


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