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SOCRATES 11 (synopsis of Cochrane reviews applicable to emergency services)
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    SOCRATES episode II

    Dear Editor,

    Thank you for your letter. I am delighted that there have been significant additions to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) and indeed some alterations to the original reviews since the SOCRATES series was first accepted for publication. The SOCRATES series was aimed at highlighting the very useful resource that is available in the CDSR. As you are aware SOCRATES the series arose out o...

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    The need for up-to-date evidence summaries

    Dear Editor,

    As an author of several Cochrane reviews in the management of distal radial and proximal femoral fractures (two of which featured in SOCRATES 6), I am pleased to see this initiative. I have some concerns, however, that the sample of reviews is outdated (2000 & 2001) and also that several of the reviews featured have been superseded by versions presenting important new evidence and sometimes revis...

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