How evidence empowers consumers…from the Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Collaboration has just launched a new website which explains how systematic reviews work, and the ways in which consumers can use the Cochrane reviews to inform decisions about their own health.

Entitled ‘YourHealthNet’ there are some very honest and candid appraisals of the usefulness of Cochrane reviews, how the evidence can be both empowering but also pose other challenges for both patient and clinician.  An important piece of work.

 

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