PTBS 51103: Pathology for Physical Therapists
Goodman, C., & Fuller, K., Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Saunders 3rd ed., 2008
McConnell, T., The Nature of Disease: Pathology for the Health Professions, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2006 or 2007
Kumar V., Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Saunders, 8th ed., 2009
Defining Your Research Question
· Frame this in a question format as it will help you determine the key concepts: population, intervention and outcome.
Generate a list of keywords using PICO
· Patient or Population (what is the disorder or disease)
· Comparison (if any)
· Outcome (what you are hoping to assess)
This is a great tool for finding primary biomedical journal articles with links to some full-text.
PubMed Clinical Queries
Special filters help you to find clinically based articles focused on therapy, diagnosis, etiology, prognosis, clinical prediction guidelines, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, or medical genetics.
AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors (print version at Ref Desk R119 .A533 2007) is the style guide for the American Medical Association. The AMA style is used in the field of medicine and other related fields such as public health. The in-text citations are numbered superscripts that correlate with the numbered references in the bibliography that appear in the order that they are cited. At present, the manual is in its 10th edition (2007). Below are some useful links for learning more about the citation style:
- Long Island University's AMA Citation Guide is color coded and easy to read.