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Medical Term:

Cochrane collaboration

Pronunciation: kok'ran

Definition: a worldwide network of clinical epidemiologists who review and publish results of randomized controlled trials. The aim is to provide improved data for use in evidence-based medicine and for setting clinical practice guidelines.

See Also: evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines, under guideline

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