This page contains resources to help you with your systematic reviews.
To find more resources, search in the TUC Library Catalog using a keyword search. For example, if you need information about literature reviews, use the keywords *systematic reviews* and you will be presented with many more books--both print and electronic.
The Cochrane Library includes seven distinct databases in its collection:
A bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials.
Database of Systematic Reviews
Includes full-text articles and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
Central Register of Controlled Trials
A bibliography of controlled trials.
Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
Includes abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care.
Health Technology Assessment
HTA brings together details of completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical, and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the HTA database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
Assists decision-makers by systematically identifying economic evaluations from around the world, appraising their quality, and highlighting their relative strengths and weaknesses.
About the Cochrane Collaboration
Contains information on the 81 groups that make up the Cochrane Collaboration.