Now in its 9th Edition, RHL is regularly updated with new evidence and now contains 130 full text Cochrane reviews
as well as editorials, methodology papers and a training course on "Making evidence-based decisions in reproductive health".
In addition, the active cooperation with a number of other Groups has resulted in a series of Cochrane reviews
While the Cochrane Library is available by subscription, those Cochrane reviews
related to reproductive health are available free to researchers and health care providers in developing countries through the Reproductive Health Library (http://www.
Study selection: Cochrane reviews
with the term 'homeopathy' in the title, abstract or keywords were considered.
are systematic reviews that employ rigorous research methods, and have been shown to be of higher methodological quality than other systematic reviews [Jadad et al.
are now being applied to the new drugs being used to treat multiple sclerosis.
While two Cochrane reviews
of 2007 and 2011 revealed no superiority of botulinum toxin A intramuscular injections when compared with saline injections in patients with neck pain with or without radiculopathy for improvement of pain and disability at 4 weeks based on moderate evidence (44), another systematic review and meta-analysis provided very low-quality evidence indicating significant neck pain-reducing effects of botulinum toxin A when combined with analgesics and therapeutic exercise (45).
The CNCF has contributed significantly to rural nursing practice by providing an outlet for a number of summaries of nursing care relevant Cochrane Reviews
to be published.
Physiotherapy related Cochrane reviews
are more likely to be methodologically sound compared with non-Cochrane reviews
(Moseley et al 2009), and this is also true for obstetric fields such as sub-fertility (Windsor et al 2012).
An important feature of A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine is its conveniently organized presentation of non-pharmacological treatments for thirty-four categories of common presentation, all supported by current scientific evidence for therapies proven by current research, particularly Cochrane reviews
, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies.
are internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based health care.
To research off label (non-approved) uses or how one drug stacks up against another, turn to Cochrane Reviews