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Titolo:
The cochrane collaboration in neurology: Acquisitions, research, and new initiatives
Autore:
Tonini, C; Beghi, E; Telaro, E; Candelise, L;
Indirizzi:
Mario Negri Inst Pharmacol Res, I-20157 Milan, Italy Mario Negri Inst Pharmacol Res Milan Italy I-20157 I-20157 Milan, Italy Osped San Gerardo, Neurol Clin, Monza, Italy Osped San Gerardo Monza Italy ed San Gerardo, Neurol Clin, Monza, Italy Osped G Salvini, Div Neurol, Garbagnate Milanese, Italy Osped G Salvini Garbagnate Milanese Italy l, Garbagnate Milanese, Italy Osped Policlin, Neurol Clin, Milan, Italy Osped Policlin Milan ItalyOsped Policlin, Neurol Clin, Milan, Italy
Titolo Testata:
NEUROEPIDEMIOLOGY
fascicolo: 2, volume: 20, anno: 2001,
pagine: 153 - 159
SICI:
0251-5350(200105)20:2<153:TCCINA>2.0.ZU;2-9
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS; METAANALYSIS;
Keywords:
Cochrane Collaboration; randomized controlled trial(s); Collaborative Review Group; Cochrane Systematic Review; Cochrane Library; Cochrane Neurological Review Group; Cochrane Neurological Network;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
23
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Beghi, E Mario Negri Inst Pharmacol Res, Via Eritrea 62, I-20157 Milan, Italy Mario Negri Inst Pharmacol Res Via Eritrea 62 Milan Italy I-20157
Citazione:
C. Tonini et al., "The cochrane collaboration in neurology: Acquisitions, research, and new initiatives", NEUROEPIDEM, 20(2), 2001, pp. 153-159

Abstract

The Cochrane Collaboration (CC) is an international organization involving16 national centers around the world, set up in response to the need for collecting all randomized controlled trials on health care interventions, with the aim of facilitating and coordinating the preparation, maintenance and dissemination of periodic systematic reviews of these trials. These are prepared by Collaborative Review Groups (CRGs) working together in an area of common interest under the guidance of an editorial team, supported by national Cochrane centers. Nine CRGs are involved in each neurological field, with more than 300 reviewers and members of editorial teams. For a review to be called a 'Cochrane review', it must be structured in the format outlined in the Cochrane Handbook. It is then published and disseminated through the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) in the Cochrane Library (CL). Each Cochrane review is prepared using the Review Manager software distributed to CRGs by CC. The editorial team is responsible for assembling an edited module of reviews prepared by CRGs for incorporation and dissemination using electronic media through the CDSR located in the CL. The CL contains information about the CC and 4 other data bases: the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, the Cochrane Review Methodology Database and the NHS Economic Evaluation Database. The authors use an ex ample of Cochrane reviews about cerebrovascular disorders to illustrate that the CL is a powerful source of evidence foranswering clinical questions and providing information as a basis for therapeutic decisions, for the improvement of neurological practice. A new initiative, the Cochrane Neurological Network, has recently been set up with the aim of improving communication among neurological CRGs, and between them and health care professionals interested in neurological diseases so as to update neurologists on the activity of the CC. Copyright (C) 2001 S.Karger AG, Basel.

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