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CRD is a world renowned institute that produces policy relevant research and innovative methods that advance the use of research evidence to improve population health.  

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There will be intermittent disruption of access to DARE, NHS EED, HTA database and PROSPERO between 08:00 BST Saturday 4th July and 12:00 BST Wednesday 8th July 2015.

The databases are being migrated to new servers to ultimately provide an improved service. Apologies for any inconvenience caused due to this necessary work. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible.

Identifying the evidence for systematic reviews

Tuesday 15th September 2015.  A one day course for information specialists and librarians on supporting systematic reviews in health and social care will be held at the Centre for Reviews & Dissemination, University of York. 

Course details and how to book



Outcomes after cardiac arrest in childhood

Cardiopulmonary arrest in children is an uncommon event, but often fatal. Resuscitation is often attempted, but at what point, and under what circumstances do continued attempts to re-establish circulation become futile?

Bob Phillips, Senior Clinical Academic at CRD, and colleagues undertook a systematic review to try and dispel the uncertainty around these questions.

Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes after cardiopulmonary arrest in childhood