Resources for Evidence Based Practice

Hooked on Evidence

APTA’s Hooked on Evidence Database contains peer reviews of research article that examine the effectiveness of various physical therapy interventions.

Hooked on Evidence

Open Door - APTA's Portal to Evidence based Practice (Restriced to APTA members only)

APTA’s Open Door is a vehicle that will connect you with full-text research articles from various periodical databases such as CINAHL, Medline, and the Cochrane Library.

Open Door - APTA's Portal to Evidence based Practice

Pedro

PEDro is a collection of evidence based research articles put together by the Centre of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy. Articles are assessed for quality and ranked according to their validity, and power to drive clinical practice.

Pedro

SumSearch

SumSearch is a search engine that performs real-time meta-searches of high quality medical literature.

SumSearch

Medline

Medline is the primary component of PubMed. It is the US National Library of Medicine’s biomedical research database. It provides citations and abstracts only.

Medline

PubMed

PubMed provides links to biomedical research articles through the US National Library of Medicine. PubMed uses the Medline database, but can also provide links to full-text articles

PubMed

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