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Types of Cochrane Reviews

Types of Cochrane Review

  • Intervention reviews: assess the benefits and harms of interventions used in healthcare and health policy.

  • Diagnostic test accuracy reviews: assess how well a diagnostic test performs in diagnosing and detecting a particular disease.

  • Methodology reviews: address issues relevant to how systematic reviews and clinical trials are conducted and reported.

  • Qualitative reviews: synthesize qualitative evidence to address questions on aspects of interventions other than effectiveness.

  • Prognosis reviews: address the probable course or future outcome(s) of people with a health problem.

You can filter your search results to see only a specific type by clicking on it in the left column.

screenshot of part of the left column of the Cochrane Review result page. Header is Type with the various review types listed underneath.