Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library

Cochrane Library

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Description: The Cochrane Library consists of a regularly updated collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, Cochrane Methodology Register, NHS Economic Evaluation Database, Health Technology Assessment Database, and Cochrane Database of Methodology Reviews.

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Provider: Wiley Interscience

Subject Coverage:

  • – Evidence Based Medicine

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