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Welcome to our second quarterly issue. Get the latest on our presentations at last month's Cochrane Canada Symposium, find out more about the Global Evidence Summit, and discover why most healthcare research may be wrong. We also have links to our newest publications, as well as training webinars for review authors.  Stay connected by following us on Twitter and liking us on Facebook.

Issue 2, Summer 2017

Our latest reviews

As of June 2017, The Cochrane Library contains 65 reviews and 42 protocols under Cochrane Hypertension and 21 additional titles have been registered by the group for authors intending to undertake systematic reviews.

Latest protocols [P], reviews [R] and updates [U]:

Introduction to Covidence for Cochrane authors
Introduction to Covidence webinar series

Covidence is Cochrane’s new online systematic review production platform, and supports import and deduplication of citations, title and abstract and full text screening, risk of bias assessment and data extraction, and export of data directly into RevMan or Excel.

The webinar will be of interest to both new and experience authors and editors.

Solutions to fundamental issues affecting healthcare research

From the good people at Students 4 Best Evidence:

Why most healthcare research may be wrong and what we can do about it....
Cochrane HTN in Hamilton - Symposium presentations
Cochrane Hypertension was well represented in Hamilton last month.  

Our Coordinating Editor, Dr. Jim Wright, spoke about evidence-informed decision-making at the Friday morning plenary. 

Four of our students (Nima Alaeiilkhchi, Martin Bohdal, Farah Kassam, and Imran Sumar) presented at oral sessions.

Prior to the Symposium, our Information Specialist offered training on the new Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS-Web) software to staff of Cochrane UGPD.

Global Evidence Summit

Early registration closes 30 June

Cape Town, South Africa
13-16 September 2017
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