Chapter 4. The Cochrane Skin Group

  1. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor
  1. Tina Leonard BSc, PhD Managing Editor Review Group Coordinator1,
  2. Finola Delamere BSc(Hons), PhD Trials Search Coordinator1 and
  3. Dedee Murrell MA, BMBCh, MD, FAAD Chair Associate Professor2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch4

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Leonard, T., Delamere, F. and Murrell, D. (2008) The Cochrane Skin Group, in Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition (ed H. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cochrane Skin Group, Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, King's Meadow Campus, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales Medical School, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145183

Online ISBN: 9781444300161



  • Cochrane Skin Group (CSG);
  • skin group consumers;
  • International Committee of Medical Journal editors (ICMJE);
  • CONSORT guidelines (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials);
  • UK National Health Service Research and Development Programme;
  • contacting CSG;
  • CSG and Ongoing Skin Trials Register


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Structure of the Cochrane Collaboration

  • The Cochrane Skin Group

  • Trials register

  • Lessons learnt

  • Contacting the CSG

  • References