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PBC Physical Therapy

 

Resources below organized by
McMaster's 6S health resources pyramid

(Image: Clinical Information Access Portal)

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Levels of evidence pyramid.
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SUMMARIES 

Secondary Pre-appraised Research

Regularly updated guidelines that integrate evidence-based information about specific clinical problems.

Resource types: Practice guidelines, clinical reviews, and position statements

SYNTHESES & SYNOPSES 

Secondary Pre-appraised Research

Summarized evidence from high-quality studies surrounding a specific research question.

Study types: Meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and RCTs, some with quality ratings based on study methodology.

INDIVIDUAL STUDIES

Primary Original Research

Original research conducted to answer specific questions.

Study types: Case series, case reports, case control, cohort, RCTs, qualitative studies, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and more.

Find background information - Best bets

                                                    

Other NAU resources

Search for additional condition-specific information in the Books and eBooks tabs above. 


Other online resources

Search for eBooks

  • Access on or off campus!
  • Best used to cite background information on PT topics.
  • Hover over a title to read its contents.
  • The ebooks listed below are just a sample of NAU Libraries' ebook collection. Search below for additional titles.
  • Read additional PT ebooks through U of A Libraries (on-campus access only).

Search for books

  • Best used to cite background information on PT topics.  
  • Hover over a title to read its contents.
  • Check books out for 4 weeks with your PBC badge at the front desk.
  • The PT books below are just a sample of all of the PT books shelved in PBC Library.  Search for additional titles below.

  Search for videos


  Video collections

  Image collections

Tests, measures, and instruments

About the anatomical models

 

  • Available during staffed hours for in-library use only.

  • Some are stored on the shelf, while others are in a backroom; see library staff for assistance.
  • Check out models with library staff before and after use.  

Available models:

Brain 4-part (4 copies)

Brain Ventricle (4 copies)

Ear Model (1 copy)

Ear, 3 times life-size, 6-part (4 copies)

Eye, 5 times full-size, 12-part (1 copy)

Eye, 5 times full-size, 6-part (3 copies)

Female Pelvis, 6-parts (1 copy)

Foot Skeleton (2 copies)

Foot Skeleton Model (2 copies)

Functional Larynx, 2.5 times full-size (2 copies)

Functional Shoulder Joint (4 copies)

Hand Skeleton Model (4 copies)

Heart model 5-part on base (3 copies)

Heart Model enlarged about 2 times (2 copies)

Knee Joint (1 copy)

Larynx, 2 times full-size (2 copies)

Life-size Auditory Ossicles (1 copy)

Liver with Gall Bladder (4 copies)

Median Section of the Head (4 copies)

Nose with Paranasal Sinuses (2 copies)

Rear Organs Upper Abdomen (4 copies)

Shoulder Joint (4 copies)

Sinus Model (1 copy)

Skull with Facial Muscles (4 copies)

Skull, 22 pieces with video (1 copy)

Spinal Cord with Nerve Endings (4 copies)

Spine with Femur Heads, Flexible (1 copy)

Torso-Dual Sex (1 copy)

Torso-Dual Sex, Female Sex Organs (1 copy)

Torso-Dual Sex, Male Sex Organs (1 copy)

Torso-Unisex, Open Neck and Back, 18-part (1 copy)

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