Highlighted Cochrane Reviews

Most accessed new Cochrane Reviews 

These were the most accessed new reviews published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews in 2020.


Most accessed Cochrane Review updates


Most shared Cochrane Reviews

According to data from Altmetric, the following 2020 Cochrane Reviews were the most often mentioned across newspaper stories, tweets, blog posts, and other sources.


Most accessed Special Collections

Special Collections are curated content collections on a specific healthcare topic. In 2020 they were an integral part of Cochrane’s COVID-19 Response. Here are the five most accessed Special Collections from 2020.


Most accessed Editorials

Editorials, published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, evaluate ideas around the development of evidence synthesis to promote good decision-making in clinical care and health policy. These are the five most accessed Editorials of 2020.


Most accessed Cochrane podcasts

Some Cochrane Reviews are accompanied by podcasts, often read by the review authors. These are the most accessed podcasts of 2020.

Vitaminas del complejo B para reducir los niveles séricos de homocisteína y prevención de episodios cardiovasculares

(Podcast in Spanish: Homocysteine-lowering interventions (B-complex vitamin therapy) for preventing cardiovascular events)

دکست: مداخلات برای درمان تهوع و استفراغ شدید در دوران بارداری

(Podcast in Farsi: Interventions for treating severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum)

Egzama için Kullanılan Nemlendiriciler

(Podcast in Turkish: Emollients and moisturisers for eczema)


Most accessed Cochrane Clinical Answers


Most read Cochrane Reviews from the Cochrane Library App

The Cochrane Library app features selected Cochrane Reviews, abridged and enhanced for tablets and smartphones. These were the most read Cochrane Reviews published in the Cochrane Library app in 2020.

Quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control COVID‐19: a rapid review (Open access)

Pharmacological, psychological, and non‐invasive brain stimulation interventions for treating depression after stroke (Free access)