Tag: understanding evidence

Cochrane Engage helps evidence newcomers

Cochrane Engage (formerly known as TaskExchange) has new features, especially for evidence newcomers! Past last updated 22 March 2023. Cochrane Engage 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, hundreds of people have gained […]

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.