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Physical Therapy Information Resources: PubMed

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Searching PubMed for Best Evidence

Search by specific clinical study category or for systematic reviews in PubMed:

After running one of these searches, you may further refine your results using PubMed's Limits feature.

Results of searches on these pages are limited to specific clinical research areas. For comprehensive searches, use PubMed directly. offers several filters that retrieve specific types of studies as follows:

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Search PubMed through the library portal and set display format to ABSTRACT for links to the  full text of search results

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is a part of the National Library of Medicine, at the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to organize DNA sequence and related data in such a way that it is available for investigators to use and analyze. This has involved the provision of tools such as BLAST, the sequence similarity search tool, and the design of search engines, such as PubMed, for mining the biomedical abstracts database, MEDLINE.

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