Evidence-based medicine; Systematic reviews


  • Explore evidence for and against effectiveness and appropriateness of treatments in specific circumstances
  • Provides systematic literature reviews, focusing on evidence-based clinical decision making
  • Provides access to seven databases of importance to the practice of evidence-based medicine
    • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Cochrane Reviews)
    • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)
    • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL)
    • Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews (Methodology Reviews)
    • Cochrane Methodology Register (Methodology Register)
    • Health Technology Assessment Database (HTA)
    • NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED)


Cochrane Collaboration