Has Cochrane lost its way?

@article{Newman2019HasCL,
  title={Has Cochrane lost its way?},
  author={Melanie Newman},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={364}
}
  • M. Newman
  • Published 3 January 2019
  • Art
  • British Medical Journal
Dissent over growing centralisation culminated in the expulsion of one of Cochrane’s founding members. Melanie Newman reports on the organisation’s internal struggles 
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