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  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about nursing and allied health. Includes nursing interventions, management, education, theory, and history. Also includes allied health topics such as physical and occupational therapy. 1981-current.
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  • CIRRIE: Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange
    Citations (with links to abstracts) to disability and rehabilitation journals, only for research conducted outside the United States. 1990 - present.
    Also Known As
    • Database of International Rehabilitation Research (CIRRIE)
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  • National Guideline Clearinghouse A Best Bet database
    Comprehensive database of full-text evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and related documents. current.
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  • PEDro: The Physiotherapy Evidence Database A Best Bet database
    Scholarly evidence-based journal articles about physical therapy/physiotherapy. Includes only systematic reviews or other articles that report research results. Not comprehensive. 1929-current.
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  • PubMed A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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    Citations and abstracts to physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities and rehabilitation literature. 1956-present.
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • SPORTDiscus
    Scholarly journal articles about sport, fitness, and physical education topics including both practical and research literature. Covers sports medicine, exercise psychology, biomechanics, psychology, training, coaching, physical education and fitness. 1975-present.
    Limited to 4 simultaneous users.
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