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AccessPhysioTherapy Logo AccessPhysiotherapy is devoted exclusively to the study, instruction, and practice of physical therapy – with groundbreaking content for today’s PT. It contains 20 leading PT textbooks including Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination and Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, more than 500 videos of rehabilitation techniques, kinetics, and physical therapy interventions, interactive self-assessment questions designed to help users prepare for the NPTE exam, Anatomy & Physiology Revealed – An interactive cadaver dissection tool that students can use to gain valuable anatomical knowledge and more
The F.A. Davis PT Collection on AccessPhysiotherapy enables physical therapy students to confidently prepare for their PT professions. You now have the opportunity to access market leading products like O’Sullivan'S Physical Rehabilitation, Davis's Drug Guide for Rehab Professionals, Diagnosis for Physical Therapists, Evidence Based Physical Therapy, Management in Physical Therapy Practices, Michlovitz's Modalities, and Pharmacology in Rehabilitation all on one digital platform.

Rehabilitation Reference Center
Reference Center

RehabilitationReference Center(RRC) is an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC is designed to deliver valid and relevant information so that rehabilitation specialists can build customized treatment regimens for patients, using the best available evidence.
PubMed PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's Medline Interface, the premier index for health related clinical and research literature. Much of the ATSMLib's full text journal content is directly accessible from the citations retrieved in a PubMed search.

ICE Video Library for Universities

A great OT/PT resource, these streaming videos of real-life patient assessment and intervention contain actual patients and therapists in real-life treatment settings including acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU.

Physical Therapy
Video Collection
This collection brings together more than 150 videos that will help physical therapy students learn and practice crucial techniques in ways textbooks alone cannot. These short instructional clips from trusted producer Wolters Kluwer Health cover a wide range of physical therapy interventions and examinations, from stretching techniques to wrapping a shin splint.
Medline 1996 -
Medline 1996 -
Ovid's interface for MedLine, the premier index for health related clinical and research literature, enables searchers to easily perform precise topic based searches. Much of the ATSMLib's full text journal content is directly accessible from the citations retrieved in an Ovid search.
CINAHL -- Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature Database Guide -is an index to the literature of nursing and allied health. Journals indexed cover nursing, allied health, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and health sciences librarianship.
DynaMed Plus DynaMed Plus is a point of care that has incorporated ACP Smart Medicine and is evidence based authored by expert clinicians. An app is available with instructions found on the DynaMed Plus page.
PsycINFO® is an electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about groups in The Cochrane Collaboration.

The six databases are: -Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews -Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials -Cochrane Methodology Register -Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects -Health Technology Assessment Database -NHS Economic Evaluation Database

Proquest Psychology Journals
Psychology Journals
ProQuest Psychology Journals™ provides abstracts and indexing for more than 615 titles, with over 520 titles available in full text. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.

American Physical Therapy Association's PT Now "translates physical therapy knowledge into action, supports evidence-informed care, and helps clinicians improve their clinical decision making. PTNow promotes using the best available evidence to achieve optimal patient outcomes and enhances collaboration within the physical therapy profession." (APTA username/password required)
PEDRO web site PEDro, the Physiotherapy Evidence Database, was developed to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy uses unembalmed human specimens to illustrate anatomical structures. Object rotation of the structures allows for a 3D view that one would normally only see in a cadaver lab.

Rehabilitation Measures Database

The Rehabilitation Clinician's Place to Find the Best Instruments to Screen Patients and Monitor Their Progress

Note: Please note that the instruments currently in the database only contain complete reviews for stroke and spinal cord injury diagnoses; More diagnoses will be added soon.

Campbell's Operative Orthopedics
Campbell' s Operative orthopedics is a definitive reference in orthopedic surgery.
Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach will help you apply the most effective, evidence-based protocols for maximizing return to function following common sports injuries and post-surgical conditions. A well-respected, comprehensive source for evaluating, treating, and rehabilitating orthopaedic patients

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
DeLee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 3rd ed.: Covering all athletes from children to adults, this 2-volume reference explores the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of sports-related injuries, training, medical disorders, and the basic sciences.
This convenient pocketbook presents a comprehensive collection of the clinical tests that are used in orthopedic diagnosis.
Stedman's Medical Dictionary via StatRef

Professional Web Sites

APTA web site The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 63,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
Arizona Physical Therapy Association
The Arizona Physical Therapy Association represents and promotes the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of movement dysfunctions to enhance the health and functional abilities of the public
The mission of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy is to protect the public by providing service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice.
NARIC web site National Rehabilitation Information Center's ( NARIC Web) site is a gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information organized in a variety of formats designed to make it easy for users to find and use.
RehabEdge web site RehabEdge is an online physical therapy site with open forums, news and links to physical therapy related topics and sites.
Therapy Team Therapy Team Educational Services is a commercial provider of comprehensive licensure preparation courses for physical therapists on the Internet.

Disclaimer: These links have been chosen for educational and professional purposes. ATSU does not endorse or guarantee any information contained in these sites but provides them as a service for ATSU faulty, staff and students.

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