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The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration .

The reviews are presented in two types:

  • Complete reviews - Regularly updated reviews, prepared and maintained by Collaborative Review Groups (CRG) - also see the CRG websites;
  • Protocols - Protocols for reviews currently being prepared (includes expected completion date). Protocols include the background, objectives and methods of reviews in preparation.

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