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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO): Full Text Articles

Learn how to effectively use Cochrane to find systematic reviews of evidence in nursing and medicine useful for Evidence Based Practice.

Are all articles full text in Cochrane?

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Yes, all Cochrane systematic reviews are full text! 

Remember, Protocols are in-process reviews, so there is no full-text of them yet.  You can choose to look only for reviews in the search limiters.

How do I get the full text of an article?

To display the full text of an article, click on its HTML or PDF icon

Results List

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Individual Citation

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How do I track down an article that is not full text in Cochrane?

All the reviews are full text!  Protocol, remember, are in-process reviews, so there is no full-text.  You can choose to look only for reviews in the search limiters.