Front page
Handbook information
Part 1: Cochrane reviews
Part 2: General methods for Cochrane reviews
    5 Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies
    6 Searching for studies
       6.1 Introduction
          Introductory text
          6.1.1 General issues
    Role of the Trials Search Co-ordinator
    Minimizing bias
    Studies versus reports of studies
    Copyright and licensing
          6.1.2 Summary points
       6.2 Sources to search
       6.3 Planning the search process
       6.4 Designing search strategies
       6.5 Managing references
       6.6 Documenting and reporting the search process
       6.7 Chapter information
       Box 6.7.a: The Cochrane Information Retrieval Methods Group
       6.8 References
    7 Selecting studies and collecting data
    8 Assessing risk of bias in included studies
    9 Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses
    10 Addressing reporting biases
    11 Presenting results and 'Summary of findings' tables
    12 Interpreting results and drawing conclusions
Part 3: Special topics
Additional material