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
6.2 Sources to search
6.3 Planning the search process
6.3.1 Involving Trials Search Co-ordinators and healthcare librarians in the search process
6.3.2 Collaboration-wide search initiatives
Figure 6.3.a: Illustration of the contents of CENTRAL
188.8.131.52 What is in The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) from MEDLINE?
Box 6.3.a: Cochrane definitions and criteria for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and controlled clinical trials (CCTs)
Box 6.3.b: US National Library of Medicine 2008 definitions for the Publication Type terms 'Randomized Controlled Trial' and 'Controlled Clinical Trial'
184.108.40.206 What is in The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) from EMBASE?
220.127.116.11 What is in The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) from other databases and handsearching?
18.104.22.168 What is in The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) from Specialized Registers of Cochrane Review Groups and Fields?
6.3.3 Searching CENTRAL, MEDLINE and EMBASE: specific issues
6.3.4 Summary points
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
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