Resource Guide for Allied Health

Multidisciplinary database covering social sciences, humanities, education, physical and life sciences, and ethnic studies. To learn how to search Academic Search Elite, check out this interactive tutorial.

Need something special? This link takes you to a complete list of databases available through the Schusterman Library and Bird Health Sciences Library.

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Provides full text for  over 1,300 journals and indexes over 4,000 journals, health care books, and conference proceedings. Also provides evidence-based care sheets and quick lesson disease overviews. To learn how to search CINAHL, check out this interactive tutorial.

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews includes the full-text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by the Cochrane Collaboration. To learn how to search the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/searching_cochrane_database.

DynaMed Plus is an evidence-based clinical reference tool. Content is written by a world-class team of physicians and researchers who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis. DynaMed Plus topics are always based on clinical evidence and the content is updated multiple times each day to ensure physicians have the information they need to make decisions at the point of care. It includes robust features like overviews and recommendations, graphics and images, precise search results every time, expert reviewers, specialty content and mobile access.

Citations and information about measurement tools (questionnaires, rating scales, checklists). No links to full text.

The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database allows you to search a wide range of summarized and appraised evidence. Includes over 3,000 records across seven publication types: Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports. Also includes tools for personal use. To learn how to search this database, check out this interactive tutorial: https://ou-tulsa.libwizard.com/f/searching_joanna_briggs_database

Nature Masterclass provides training in scientific writing and publishing. The training is delivered by Nature Research journal editors and aims to help institutions support their researchers with writing research papers.

Covers the literature of occupational therapy and related subject areas. Sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Citations only; no full-text. Click on 'Catalog Record' for abstract and issue information.

Contains abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy. Ratings help define the quality and usefulness of trials.

Suite of primarily medical databases including evidence-based medicine resources. Links to full-text journals and e-books.

Offers a 3D model online of human anatomy. The image can be dissected layer by layer, rotated to show all sides, and offers descriptions about parts.There are also quizzes, MRIs and videos.

PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. To learn how to search PubMed, check out this interactive tutorial.

REMM provides guidance for health care providers about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury. REMM was produced by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of Planning and Emergency Operations, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine, Division of Specialized Information Services, with subject matter experts from the National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many US and international consultants. 

Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC) is an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. RRC provides physical therapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation students with the best available evidence for their information needs.

Scopus widely covers the fields of basic science, mathematics, engineering, technology, health and medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. It includes global and interdisciplinary scientific information. Content on Scopus comes from over 5,000 publishers and must be reviewed and selected by an independent Content Selection and Advisory Board (CSAB) to be, and continue to be, indexed on Scopus.

Full text of more than 490 journals in all areas of sports & sports medicine. Some coverage back to 1985.

Visible Body®'s 3D anatomical models of the human body make learning and teaching anatomy and physiology visual and engaging.  To access Visible Body in Ovid, click or hover over the 'External Links' tab near the top of the page.  Visible Body is the second link from the top.

VisualDx provides access to over 16,000 images. These images are designed to help diagnose more than 900 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, or infections.

Access the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Also examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. No full text, but comprehensive coverage.

Parsons, J. T. (Ed.). (2014). 2014-15 NCAA sports medicine handbook (25th ed.). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association.

A practical guide to evaluating and treating more than 300 complaints and conditions. Combining stepwise instruction, comprehensive coverage, and  videos and exercises. Supports point-of-care decisions. 

Wasserman, K., Hansen, J. E., Sue, D. Y., Stringer, W. W., Sietsema, K. E., Sun, XG., & Whipp, B.J. (2012). Principles of exercise testing and interpretation: Including pathophysiology and clinical applications (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Full-text medical and drug reference books for healthcare professionals.

Kisner, C., & Colby, L. A. (2012). Therapeutic exercise: Foundations and techniques (6th ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.

The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT), an official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc., is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on research, practice, and health care issues in the field of occupational therapy and is the premiere journal for occupational therapy research.

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation focuses on the practice, research and educational aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Monthly issues keep physiatrists up-to-date on the optimal functional restoration of patients with disabilities, physical treatment of neuromuscular impairments, the development of new rehabilitative technologies, and the use of electrodiagnostic studies.

The Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) ensures you don't skip a beat by presenting the latest diagnostic techniques and interpretation methods, case reports, research applications, and the newest hardware/software technologies and equipment in a variety of specialty areas, including abdominal, breast, echocardiography, neurosonology, OB/GYN, and vascular sonography.

The Journal of Digital Imaging (JDI) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM). JDI's goal is to enhance the exchange of knowledge encompassed by the general topic of Imaging Informatics in Medicine including, but not limited to, research and practice in clinical, engineering, information technologies and techniques in all medical imaging environments. 

The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is a PubMed-indexed video journal. Its mission is to increase the productivity of scientific research.

Publishes innovative and highly relevant content for both clinicians and scientists and uses a variety of interactive approaches to communicate that content, with the expressed purpose of improving patient care.

Learn how to search for clinical practice guidelines.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for studies of prognosis, including cohort studies, case-control studies, and case reports.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for qualitative studies.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for randomized controlled trials.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for studies of diagnostic tests.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

In this tutorial you will learn about Medical Subject Headings, or MeSH, which is a controlled vocabulary used to search databases in the health sciences. You will also learn why using MeSH can provide you with better search results.

Learn how to search Academic Search Elite.

Learn how to utilize the advanced features of CINAHL to find EBP studies.

Learn the basics of searching CINAHL, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

Learn how to search for systematic reviews in Ovid's Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Resources for common copyright issues.

Learn the basics of searching PubMed in this interactive tutorial.

Follow this self-paced tutorial to learn about resources and services at Schusterman Library.

Learn how to search for clinical practice guidelines.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for studies of prognosis, including cohort studies, case-control studies, and case reports.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for qualitative studies.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for randomized controlled trials.

Learn how to search Ovid Medline for studies of diagnostic tests.

Learn how to search for books, articles, and more on the Schusterman Library website.

Choose the best journal for your research with help from Think. Check. Submit.

Learn how to search the Trip Database.

In this tutorial you will learn about Medical Subject Headings, or MeSH, which is a controlled vocabulary used to search databases in the health sciences. You will also learn why using MeSH can provide you with better search results.

Learn the basics of Zotero with this quick guide from OU Libraries.