Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care.  Each Cochrane Review is a peer-reviewed systematic review that has been prepared and supervised by a Cochrane Review Group (editorial team) in The Cochrane Collaboration according to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions or Cochrane Handbook for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews.  Currently there are over 5,000 Cochrane Reviews including nearly 2,000 protocols  providing an explicit description of the research methods and objectives for Cochrane Reviews in progress.  Existing Reviews are updated as new information becomes available. 

As of 22 Oct 2012, CDSR is available as part of The Cochrane Library.

Until 31 Oct 2012, CDSR can also continue to be accessed via UM-MEDSEARCH as EBM-Reviews:  CDSR

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