The Cochrane Collaboration in Primary Care: an international resource for evidence-based practice of family medicine.

@article{Silagy1995TheCC,
  title={The Cochrane Collaboration in Primary Care: an international resource for evidence-based practice of family medicine.},
  author={Chris A. Silagy and Tim Lancaster},
  journal={Family medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={302-5}
}
In recent years, promoting the use of evidence-based decision making in health care has been gaining popularity. This method of decision making requires that the results of primary research be compiled in a systematic manner and made accessible to those involved in the decision-making process. Failure to do this may result in a considerable lag period before therapies of proven effectiveness are implemented in medical practice or ineffective therapies are withdrawn from practice. The Cochrane… CONTINUE READING
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