Cochrane collaboration


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Coch·rane collaboration

(kok'răn),
a worldwide network of clinical epidemiologists who review and publish results of randomized controlled trials. The aim is to provide improved data for use in evidence-based medicine and for setting clinical practice guidelines.
See also: evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines.
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Cochrane Collaboration

A UK-based international organisation/initiative by researchers, medical practitioners, and patients/consumers which prepares, maintains, and disseminates systematic reviews of the effects of health care, which are published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and maintained in The Cochrane Library.
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Coch·rane col·lab·or·a·tion

(kok'răn kŏ-lab'ŏr-ā'shŭn)
A worldwide network of clinical epidemiologists who review and publish results of randomized controlled trials. The aim is to provide improved data for use in evidence-based medicine and for setting clinical practice guidelines.
See also: evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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