Understanding Evidence

TaskExchange helps evidence newcomers

TaskExchange has launched new features especially for evidence newcomers! TaskExchange is Cochrane’s online platform that connects people needing help on health evidence projects (Cochrane and non-Cochrane) with people who have the time and skills to help out. So far, over 500 people have gained experience on real health evidence projects through TaskExchange. Will you be […]

Unthinkable thoughts and evidence

How would you not wish to die? Richard Lehman reflects on a discussion about advance decisions, evidence-based medicine and kindness.

Teaching kids to assess goopy health claims

In this blog for our #UnderstandingEvidence series, Matt Oxman talks about the Informed Health Choices project, which helps children sort the wheat from the chaff of evidence about treatment effects

An incomplete and misleading reading of Archie Cochrane

Iain Chalmers, founding director of Cochrane UK, comments on a recent publication in which the authors claim that Cochrane's 1972 book 'Effectiveness and Efficiency' was the inspiration for both the Cochrane Collaboration and the Evidence-Based Medicine movement, and that neither movement has paid sufficient attention to Cochrane's reference to the importance of 'care' in health care.