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Physiotherapy web resources


Finding journal articles and reviews
Search Medline, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Cochrane Library
PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database. Abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials, rated according to validity and interpretability. Includes clinical practice guidelines and a useful tutorial.
Clinical summaries from DynaMed and UptoDate
Evidence Based Healthcare webpage


Find hundreds of e-books in the catalogue. All are available on or off campus.  Included are:

ABC of sports and exercise medicine
Bonica's management of pain
Foot and ankle
Handbook of fractures
Handbook of physical medicine and rehabilitation basics: the basics
Manual of musculoskeletal medicine
Physical medicine and rehabilitation: principles and practice
Principles of manual sports medicine


Physiobase - online community of over 30,000 physiotherapists.  Useful Physiolibrary of clinical tools including links to guidelines, assessment forms, outcome measures, images, articles and more. 
Physical Therapy Web - Lots of links to sites dealing with diseases, injuries, education and careers. 
Medscape Reference- physical medicine and rehabilitation
The Hosford Muscle Tables - Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body
Virtual Training Suite - a self paced tutorial demonstrating and discussing allied health resources on the internet.

See Irish Resources webpage for Irish healthcare organisations
American Physical Therapy Association
Australian Physiotherapy Association
Bone and Joint Decade - multidisciplinary initiative. See links to hundreds of participating organisations.
Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (Ireland is a registered interest group)
Irish Society for Chartered Physiotherapists
World Confederation for Physical Therapy


Suggested sites are welcome - please email Grainne McCabe

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