PDPT 66900: Research III
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This is a great tool for finding education, health promotion, and psychosocial health articles along with research articles.
1. arm or upper extremity
3. virtual reality or video games or computer simulation or user computer interface or computer assisted therapy
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This is a great tool for sports and fitness related physical therapy journal articles with links to some full-text.
A full-text database of systematic reviews and meta-analyses
Contains abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physical therapy. Most trials have been rated for quality.
PEDro has implied ANDs and ORs which means that you can simply string together your keywords. If you include ANDs and/or ORs, you will get a message stating to remove the ANDs, ORs, and NOTs, or click search again to run the search with the terms included. The results will be the same.
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Citing Sources Using AMA
AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors (print version at Ref Desk R119 .A533 2007) is the style guide for the American Medical Association. The AMA style is used in the field of medicine and other related fields such as physical therapy. The in-text citations are numbered superscripts that correlate with the numbered references in the bibliography that appear in the order that they are cited. At present, the manual is in its 10th edition (2007). Below is a useful link for learning more about the citation style:
- Long Island University's AMA Citation Guide is color coded and easy to read.
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