The Cochrane Collaboration at 10: kudos and challenges

September 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/28/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 7, p701
Academic Journal
Introduces a series of articles related to the Cochrane Collaboration which compiled all randomized clinical trials in the perinatal field of medicine. Outcome of the collaboration in its first 10 years; Problem with the manipulation of research objectives to yield better results.


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