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Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions 
The official guide for conducting a systematic review for Cochrane. Contains information on process, methodological instruction, and more.

Cochrane Style Guide 
The official guide for preferred spellings, punctuation, reference formatting, etc. used in Cochrane Reviews. PDFs are available for both the full guide and a 2 page brief guide.

Review Manager (RevMan) is the software used for preparing and maintaining Cochrane Reviews

Archie is the Cochrane Collaboration's central server for managing documents and contacts details. When you become an author on a Cochrane systematic review, you will need an Archie account.  EPOC authors may request an Archie account from EPOC Managing Editor: jworswick@ohri.ca 

Software used to create Summary of Findings (SoF) tables in Cochrane systematic reviews.

(Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) is an evidence-based minimum set of items for reporting in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Authors of Cochrane sytematic reviews are required to include a PRISMA flow diagram and to consult the PRISMA checklist during preparation of a review.  Downloads of the checklist and flow chart examples are available at the PRISMA Website; PRISMA is discussed in The Cochrane Handbook, Part 2, 11.2.1 and 11.2.a.

Cochrane Policy Manual 
The Policy Manual provides an overview of the structure and operations of the Cochrane Collaboration. Authors will also find information on co-publication or republication of Cochrane systematic reviews (section 2.2.5).

MECIR (Methodological Expectations for the conduct of Cochrane Intervention Reviews)  

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