Who uses the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Database?

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6987.1140b (Published 29 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1140
  1. Chris Hyde
  1. Senior registrar in public health medicine UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford OX2 7LG

    EDITOR,—The rationale for the Cochrane Collaboration's publication of systematic reviews electronically is that this medium facilitates updating of reviews in the light of new data and valid criticisms.1 Dissemination by electronic publication is, however, novel, and the medium is still being developed. In 1993 a survey reported limited uptake of the Oxford Database of Perinatal Trials in English obstetric units.2 Yet correspondence3 4 suggested more widespread use of this database's successor, now produced by the Cochrane …

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