Chapter 14:  Adverse effects

Authors: Yoon K Loke, Deirdre Price and Andrew Herxheimer on behalf of the Cochrane Adverse Effects Methods Group.


Key points


14.1 Introduction

14.2 Scope of a review addressing adverse effects

14.3 Choosing which adverse effects to include

14.4 Types of studies

14.5 Search methods for adverse effects

14.6 Assessing risk of bias for adverse effects

14.7 Chapter information

Box 14.7.a: The Cochrane Adverse Effects Methods Group

14.8 References