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Adolescent Medicine (Slap, Gail) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323040730; Package/Collection: Pediatrics; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Kliegman: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics.
Albert & Jakobiec’s Principles & Practice of Ophthalmology (Albert, Daniel) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9781416000167; Package/Collection: Ophthalmology; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Yanoff & Duker: Ophthalmology.
Chest X-Ray: A Survival Guide (de Lacey, Gerald) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780702030468; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Silva: The Teaching Files: Chest.
Chou’s Electrocardiography in Clinical Practice (Surawicz, Borys) 6th ed; ISBN: 9781416037743; Package/Collection: Cardiovascular Disease Extended; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Goldberger: Goldberger’s Clinical Electrocardiography.
Complications in Dermatologic Surgery (Nouri, Keyvan) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780323045469; Package/Collection: Dermatology; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Vidimos: Dermatologic Surgery.
Family Medicine Obstetrics (Ratcliffe, Stephen) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9780323043069; Package/Collection: Family Medicine; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Hacker: Hacker & Moore’s Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Human Biochemistry and Disease (Litwack, Gerald) 1st ed; ISBN: 9780124528154; Package/Collection: Advanced Basic Science; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Gaw: Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text.
Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation (Mettler, Fred) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9780721602004; Package/Collection: Radiology Extended; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Dieterich: Practical Radiation Oncology Physics.
Medical Management of the Surgical Patient (Merli, Geno) 3rd ed; ISBN: 9781416023852; Package/Collection: Flex Only; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Nguyen: Practical Guide to the Care of the Surgical Patient.
Sports Medicine Resource Manual, The (Seidenberg, Peter) 1st ed; ISBN: 9781416031970; Package/Collection: Sports Medicine; Out of print, no new edition. Recommended alternative – Miller: DeLee & Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
The Cochrane Library publishes analysis
and reviews of research studies that look at the same problem. The aim is to
combine research and develop a consensus view of the problem involved, based on
The Cochrane Library
also provides a database which allows you to complete searches against the
systematic review collection as well as other collections. You can also browse
through the topic list of systematic reviews.
Systematic reviews are
developed by completing systematic, detailed literature searches and critical
appraisal to identify the relevant evidence.
Reviewers often perform
meta-analysis to combine results.
Conclusions are drawn
based on the overall evidence.
You can find details of
the search within the full-text of the complete review.
Whilst reviews can be
very detailed, technical and long, there is often a plain language summary.
can it help you?
systematic reviews can help you to:
Determine what the
latest research about a topic says
Assess whether there is evidence
already available for the topic you are looking at
Find existing articles
on a topic, by checking the reference list
to access it?
Library is freely
available on the Internet. You can run searches and view the full-text of the
Cochrane systematic reviews. However some of the articles returned via the
search facility will not be available in full-text. You should check your Journal A-Z list to see if you have access.