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P T 205: Human Musculature

Diane Kuharsky

Research Articles

Researching Evidence Based Articles

Using the databases listed above, the best way for researching for both evidence based practices and randomized clinical trials on your topic. 

To do this, please use the following options

LionSearch:

  1. Make sure to put the phrases you use in quotation marks
  2. Example: "rotator cuff tears" and "physical therapy" and " evidence based practice" and "randomized trial"

 

CINAHL ADVANCED SEARCH Instructions:

  1. Scroll down to see all options
  2. Make sure to check "Evidence-based practice"
  3. Go back to the search boxes at the top and do your search, ex: "rotator cuff tears" and "physical therapy"

 

Proquest Nursing and Allied Health ADVANCED SEARCH Instructions

  1. First search box, type in the injury, ex: "rotator cuff tears"
  2. Second search box, type "evidence based practice"
  3. Third search box, type "physical therapy"

 

 

Citing Articles in APA

Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.

Important Elements:

  • Author (last name, initials only for first & middle names)
  • Date of publication of article (year and month for monthly publications; year, month and day for daily or weekly publications)
  • Title of article (capitalize only the first word of title and subtitle, and proper nouns)
  • Title of publication in italics (i.e., Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Newsweek, New York Times)
  • Volume number in italics and issue number, if given
  • Page numbers of article
  • For articles retrieved online, include URL or DOI, if available

 

Article in a scholarly journal with DOI:

Blattner, J., & Bacigalupo, A. (2007). Using emotional intelligence to develop executive leadership and team and organizational development. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 59(3), 209-219. doi:10.1037/1065-9293.59.3.209