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Translating plain language summaries of Cochrane Reviews

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We are translating into German plain language summaries of Cochrane reviews about midwifery geared towards a lay audience jointly with Cochrane Switzerland. These summaries are provided free of charge and can most easily be retrieved online via "Cochrane Kompakt”. The systematic reviews summarize all existing research on a particular health topic and evaluate the quality of the study results. "Cochrane Kompakt” serves as a reliable and independent source of health knowledge for lay persons as well as health professionals. The plain language summaries will constitute a helpful tool for informed choice.