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Health: Cochrane Library

Basic and advanced searching options in Cochrane

Browse By Topic

This is a drill down method.  Looking for pain management for sickle cell disease begins by clicking Blood disorders which opens an indented list.  Next, click Sickle cell disease which opens another indented list, etc..  The number to the right of each entry tells you how many reviews (these are systematic reviews) exist on that topic.  Clicking on Pain management gives a list of five titles.  Clicking on the title brings up the review page.

Special Collections

These collections are created by subject experts.  Each topic begins with an introduction, followed by subcategories. 

For example, Hospital-acquired infections includes MRSA, hospital-acquired pneumonia, and urinary tract infections, among other topics.