These are the latest versions of the RevMan 5 documentation.
Top Tips for Authors
- Top tips for Authors using RevMan 5 and Archie. UPDATED August 2015.
There are two tutorials, one for Intervention Reviews, and one for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews. Each tutorial is a self-training package that in a few hours will lead you through the basics of preparing a Cochrane review in RevMan. They are automatically installed with RevMan 5 and can be accessed from the Help menu.
The tutorial for Intervention Reviews is also available in Spanish:
The RevMan User GuideThe RevMan User Guide is utomatically installed with RevMan 5, and can be accessed from the Help menu.
You can also download it as a pdf file.
Cochrane Handbook for Systematic ReviewsThe latest version of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is available from the Cochrane Reviewers' Handbook webpage.
The Style GuideThe Style Guide is being continuously updated. The latest version is available from the Cochrane Style Guide webpage.
Diagnostic Test Accuracy Working GroupThe Diagnostic Test Accuracy Working Group web pageprovides resources and information to all those involved in preparing Cochrane systematic reviews of the accuracy of diagnostic tests.
Reference Management files
Configuration files used for transferring references between RevMan and reference management software (both ways) can be downloaded from here.
See the rules used in review validation.
Standard Statistical Algorithms in Cochrane ReviewsVersion 5 - by Jon Deeks and Julian Higgins(August 2010) on Behalf of the Statistical Methods Group of The Cochrane Collaboration.
Release of RevMan 5.1 and implications for Authors and Editorial Staff
- What's new in RevMan 5.1 - Slides used in webinar sessions to introduce Editorial Staff to RevMan 5.1.
- Changes to the Cochrane 'Risk of Bias' tool
- How a review edited in RevMan 5.1 appears in RevMan 5.0, i.e. to authors still using RevMan 5.0.