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PT Resources

Levels of Evidence Pyramids

levels of evidence pyramid showing secondary and primary research

McMaster's 6S health resources pyramid

(Image: Clinical Information Access Portal)

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Alternative Levels of evidence pyramid.

(Image: Northcentral University)

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.

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Other NAU resources

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


Other online resources

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).

Physical 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.

Streaming videos

Image collections

Tests, measures, and instruments

​Anatomical Models

PBC Library hosts an extensive collection of advanced, anatomical models available for student and faculty use. If you'd like to checkout one of the models, please keep in mind:

  • Models are only available during staffed hours for in-library use only
  • Please inform front-desk staff if you'd like to remove a model from the shelf
    • Staff can also help you access the models stored off-shelf
  • All models must be checked out at the front desk before use
  • The complete PBC Library Anatomical Models Policy can be found here

NOTE: For a complete list of all models, please see the PBC Library Anatomical Models List.


Acland's Video Atlas Logo

Acland's Atlas of Human Anatomy presents dissections of unembalmed human bodies, allowing access to specific content through indexes and keyword searches. The specimens rotate relative to the camera, giving a three-dimensional view.

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