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Physical Therapy: 4. Finding EBM Articles

Use this guide as a starting point for your research in the area of physical therapy as well as topics in general health, physiology and kinesiology.

Finding EBM Articles

See images below about how to search CINAHL, ProQuest, and PubMed
databases for Evidence-based Medicine articles



Search ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health

Search ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health

Option #1






Option #2

Search PubMed

Search PubMed Clinical Queries

Using a PICO search engine

Try using PubMed's PICO search engine.

Once you submit your search, you'll get a list of results like the ones below.

EBM Article Pyramid


Image courtesy of The Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries, Dartmouth College and the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale School of Medicine

Articles that are Systematic reviews are desirable because they usually focus on a clinical topic with a specific answer and an extensive literature search is conducted to identify all studies with sound methodology