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The Cochrane Complementary Medicine (CAM) Field published a paper in the Mar/Apr 2011 issue of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, describing the development and classification of an operational definition of CAM for The Cochrane Collaboration (i.e. a CAM Field “topics list”).
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I have to admit that I have always had problems with outcomes. Death is sometimes listed as a primary outcome, sometimes a secondary outcome; quality of life wanders likewise between the two, as does pain and days in hospital.  
A recent study published in JAMA reviewed 29 meta-analyses from high impact journals and found that conflicts of interests in the studies underlying the meta-analyses were rarely disclosed. The 29 meta-analyses included 11 from general medicine journals; 15 from specialty medicine journals,...
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In April 2011, the Canadian Cochrane Centre conducted their first capacity building event for staff with several Cochrane Canada groups, PAHO/WHO, and the Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre for conducting webinars. Attendees learned the webinar platform’s functionality, tips and tricks for conducting...
Health Evidence is a Canadian service and research organization located at McMaster University, Hamilton, aimed at assisting public health decision makers in using research evidence. Health Evidence offers a suite of services to support the development of knowledge, skill and culture for evidence-...

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