PTA 213 Senior Seminar

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Reference Books

Frontera, W. R., & DeLisa, J. A. (2010). Physical medicine & rehabilitation: Principles and practice (5th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health.  Access ebook

Includes chapters on major conditions, chronic pain, sports medicine, aquatic rehabilitation, palliative care, assistive technology, prosthetics, orthotics, complementary & alternative medicine.

Circulating Books

Books about physical therapy are also located in the circulating collection on the second floor of the library. Use the Books/Media tab on the library website to search for books. If the book is not available at BCC, click on the "Get It" button to request that item via Interlibrary loan,

Here are some call numbers you may find useful:

  • QP301-303                             Kinesiology
  • RM695 - RM733                     Physical therapy
  • RJ53 .P5                                 Physical therapy for children
  • RC953.8 .P58                         Physical therapy for the aged
  • RM721                                    Massage
  • RD97                                      Sports physical therapy

Journals

SUNY Broome subscribes to the following journals relating to physical therapy and rehabilitation medicine:

  • American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2013-Jan. 2014)
  • JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (2013-Apr. 2018)
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy (2014-Oct. 2017)
  • Physical Therapy (1989-present in Academic OneFile)

Online Databases

The library subscribes to a number of online databases, which can be used to search for magazine and journal articles on your topic. Use the Quick Search box on the library’s homepage to search Academic Search Complete, or click on “Complete list of databases” (just below the Quick Search box on the library’s homepage), then choose CINAHL (choices on left) or the Health and Medicine category (in the right column).

***Note: From off-campus, you will need to enter your BCC student computer login.

Library Databases

  • CINAHL [Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature]
            Full-text for Physical Therapy
  • Medline with Full-Text
  • Science Direct
    • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Journal of Hand Therapy
    • Physical Therapy in Sport

Click on “Find Full-Text or Request Copy” if full-text is not provided for an article.  This will search other databases for full text, indicate holdings in BCC Library’s print subscriptions, or create an Interlibrary Loan request form in ILLiad.

Internet Sources

MEDLINE   https://www.nlm.nih.gov/

 

PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database    https://www.pedro.org.au/
Database containing clinical practice guidelines, randomized controlled trials, and systematic reviews relating to physiotherapy.

 

Professional Associations

K. Pitcher

Office: LI-109

Phone: 607-778-5468

Email: pitcherkl@sunybroome.edu

Revised 3/20/2019

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