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This database includes the full text of Cochrane Systematic Reviews.
Each Cochrane review identifies an intervention for a specific disease (or other problem in health care) and determines whether or not this intervention works by summarising the results of research gathered from randomized controlled trials.
Navigate Cochrane reviews using links above the article and in the Jump to drop down.
This demonstration (4:55) is the first in a series that will explore the result sets for each database in the Cochrane Library from a search on COPD. This tutorial will show what is included in an individual review, and how to cite, print and and export it.
Results iof meta-analyses in Cochrane Reviews are often represented visually by a Forest Plot. The video below shows what a Forest Plot is and how to interprete one. Or, read this article: Understanding systematic reviews: the meta-analysis graph (also called 'forest plot').