News from Cochrane

The Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group Newsletter, March 2014, mentions not only that they launched a new website in 2013, but also that they had joined the Twitter community. Follow them on twitter @cochraneccrg

And a new simple online toolkit: Navigating Effective Treatments using Cochrane Systematic Reviews is available to help people understand and develop the skills to explore health research. Their straightforward diagrams of systematic reviews are available for re-use under a Creative Commons licence.

Recent reviews include: Decision aids for people facing health treatment or screening decisions by Stacey D, Légaré F, Col NF, Bennett CL, Barry MJ, Eden KB, Holmes-Rovner M, et al. Updated on the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014 , Issue 1 . Art.No.: CD001431. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001431.pub4

For more Cochrane infomation:
Home Page of the Cochrane Collaboration:

and for the Cochrane Consumers and Communication Review Group
For consumers, clinicians and policymakers:


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