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Core Databases for Physical Therapy Students

Why use multiple databases?

Different databases focus on different areas of the literature, particularly so in Physical Therapy.  Two recent studies of the physical therapy literature [Michaleff, ZA, et al. "CENTRAL, PEDro, PubMed, and EMBASE are the Most Comprehensive Databases Indexing Randomized Controlled Trials of Physical Therapy Interventions." Physical Therapy, 91 (2), February, 2011, pp. 190-197 and Fell, DW, et al. "Mapping the Core Journals of the Physical Therapy Literature."  J Med Libr Assoc, 99 (3), July, 2011, pp. 202-207] address coverage of the physical therapy literature in a number of databases and point to the need to use multiple databases for, "comprehensive coverage of the physical therapy discipline. "(Fell, et al., p. 202) 



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