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Short intro to common functions in bibliographic (aka library) databases
Rehab and Useful Health-Related Databases
National Rehabilitation Information Center's database of literature--formerly just research funded by NIH, now incorporating international literature.From the database : more than 120,000 documents are abstracted . ...Over 80,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities."
Cumulative Index of Nursing and ALLIED HEALTH Literature. An EBSCO database available through the UF LIbraries that covers OT, PT, Speech Language Pathology, Audiology, Health Services Mgt/Admin and other non-medico-surgical-pharmaceutical health-related disciplines. Requires UF IP address, proxy or VPN and GatorLink username and password or Gator1 card # for access.
Evidence-based occupational therapy database free (no need to come through UF Libraries or proxy/VPN or login with GatorLink username and passsword or Gator1 card #.
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
A free database of over 43,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physical therapy, hosted by the University of Sydney (Australia).
"Speech pathology interventions for best interventions and treatment efficacy" hosted by University of Sydney, Speech Pathology Australia, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Royal College of Speech Therapists (UK).
PsycINFO (on EBSCOHost online platform) 1887-Current
Best database for psychological , intellectual and emotional conditions and psychosocial aspects of physical conditions. An Ebsco database accessible through UF LIbraries on a computer with a UF IP address or through proxy server or Virtual Private Network and your GatorLInk username and password or Gator1 card #.
World's premier database for anatomy, physiology, medico-surgical-pharmaceutical journal article citations, practice guidelines, consensus statements. Very strong on physical medicine, not as strong on psychosocial aspects of physical conditions as PsycINFO or on rehabilitation as REHABDATA and CINAHL databases.
Geography and Rural Disability Maps
Maps of various disabilities, veteran status, poverty, and employment, with a focus on rural areas.From University of Montana.
European-based citizen-science mapping wheelchair accessibility but it has some mapping in Florida and the rest of the US.
Health Science Center Libraries
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