4. Cochrane documents

4.1. Cochrane Protocol 

Example: Ranganathan LN, Ramaratnam S. Zonisamide monotherapy for epilepsy. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006789. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006789.

Reference type

Cochrane Protocol
AuthorsRanganathan LN, Ramaratnam S
English title

Zonisamide monotherapy for epilepsy

[Note: Do not add the word "(Protocol)" because the software enters this automatically.]

Journal/book/sourceCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Date of publication2007
Issue4
Identifier - DOI10.1002/14651858.CD006789
[CD number entered automatically with this information.]

4.2. Cochrane Review

Example: Herbert RD, de Noronha M. Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exercise. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD004577. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004577.pub2

Reference type

Cochrane Review
AuthorsHerbert RD, de Noronha M
English title

Stretching to prevent or reduce muscle soreness after exercise

Journal/book/sourceCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Date of publication2007
Issue4
Identifier - DOI10.1002/14651858.CD004577.pub2
[CD number entered automatically with this information.]

4.3. Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions 
4.3.1. Online version

Example: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.

Reference type

Other
AuthorsHiggins JPT, Green S (editors)
English title

Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008

Journal/book/sourceAvailable from www.cochrane-handbook.org


4.3.2. Book version

Example: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

Reference type

Book
AuthorsHiggins JPT, Green S (editors)
English title

Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions

Date of publication

2008

Publisher name

John Wiley & Sons

City of publication

Chichester

4.4. Chapter of Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions with authors 


4.4.1. Online version


Example: Lefebvre C, Manheimer E, Glanville J. Chapter 6: Searching for studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.

Reference type

Other
AuthorsLefebvre C, Manheimer E, Glanville J
English titleChapter 6: Searching for studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008.
Journal/book/sourceAvailable from www.cochrane-handbook.org

4.4.2. Book version


Example: Lefebvre C, Manheimer E, Glanville J. Searching for studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S, editor(s). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2008:95-150

Reference type

Section of book
AuthorsLefebvre C, Manheimer E, Glanville J
English titleChapter 6: Searching for studies.
Journal/book/sourceCochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Date of publication2008
Pages95-150
Editor(s)Higgins JPT, Green S
Publisher name

John Wiley & Sons

City of publicationChichester

4.5. Chapter of Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions with Editors


4.5.1. Online version


Example: O’Connor D, Green S, Higgins JPT (editors). Chapter 5: Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook of  Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008. Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org.

Reference type

Other
AuthorsO’Connor D, Green S, Higgins JPT (editors)
English title

Chapter 5: Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook of Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. The Cochrane Collaboration, 2008.

 Journal/book/source

 Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org


4.5.2. Book version

Example: O'Connor D, Green S, Higgins JPT (editors). Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies. In: Higgins JPT, Green S, editor(s). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2008:83-94.

Reference type

Other
AuthorsO’Connor D, Green S, Higgins JPT (editors)
English titleChapter 5: Defining the review question and developing criteria for including studies
Journal/book/sourceCochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Date of publication2008
Pages83-94
Editor(s)Higgins JPT, Green S
Publisher name

John Wiley & Sons

City of publicationChichester

4.6. The Cochrane Library in general, not a specific database 

Example: The Cochrane Library, www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 10 October 2010).

Reference type

Other
English titleThe Cochrane Library
Journal/book/sourcewww.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed Day Month Year)


4.7. The Cochrane Library: referencing individual databases in general (not a specific issue) 

Examples: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, part of The Cochrane Library. www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 9 September 2010).

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), part of The Cochrane Library. www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 21 October 2010).

About The Cochrane Collaboration, part of The Cochrane Library. www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 15 October 2010).

Reference type

Other
English title[Database name], part of The Cochrane Library
Journal/book/sourcewww.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed Day Month Year)

 

4.8. The Cochrane Library: referencing specific issues of individual databases

Examples: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 9, part of The Cochrane Library. www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 9 September 2010).

Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Issue 4, part of The Cochrane Library. www.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed 21 October 2010).

Reference type

Other
English title[Database] 20XX, Issue X, part of The Cochrane Library
Journal/book/sourcewww.thecochranelibrary.com (accessed Day Month Year)

4.9. About The Cochrane Collaboration: specific module 

Example: Dooley L, Thorning S, Dooley C, Del Mar C. Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group. About The Cochrane Collaboration 2010, Issue 2. Art. No.: ARI.

Reference type

Other
Authors[insert authors]
English titleCochrane [insert name]
Journal/book/sourceAbout The Cochrane Collaboration 20XX, Issue X, Art. No.: [insert code]


4.10. The Cochrane Policy Manual 

This can be entered in Review Manager by pasting the full reference in a single field.

The Cochrane Collaboration. The Cochrane Policy Manual Issue 2, 2009 [updated February 2009].
(www.cochrane.org/admin/manual.htm) (accessed [date]).

Updated on: June 5, 2013, 14:39

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