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Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy

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  • Size/scope: over 17,000 titles
  • Type of content: journal articles, book reviews, conference proceedings
  • Level of access: Full text of over 10,000 titles.

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Anatomy and Physiology Online

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  • Subject coverage: online, interactive human anatomy and physiology
  • Type of content: 3-D images, clinical examples, case studies, quizzes, multiple choice questions.

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Anatomy TV

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  • Subject coverage: online, interactive version of the world's most detailed 3D model of the human anatomy.
  • Type of content: interactive 3-D images, quizzes, multiple choice questions

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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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Bates' Visual Guide features head-to-toe and systems physical exam videos completely reshot with an emphasis on clinical accuracy and patient care

  • Subject coverage: physical examination and history taking.
  • Type of content: videos and case studies.

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BNI (British Nursing Index)

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  • Subject coverage: nursing and midwifery database; useful resource for current trends in UK nursing care and policy for nursing and midwifery students, clinical, academic, and management staff and researchers.
  • Size/scope: over 200 UK journals and other English language titles
  • Type of content: journal articles
  • Date range: 1994 to present
  • Level of access: Some links to full text

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CINAHL Complete

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  • Subject coverage: the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers virtually all English language core journals in nursing and allied health disciplines, as well as publications from the American Nurses Association and the National League for Nursing
  • Size/scope: over 5,400 journals
  • Type of content: journal articles
  • Date range: 1937 to present
  • Level of access: full text of over 1,300 journals.
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Cochrane Library

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  • Subject coverage: Global resource for best evidence in healthcare
  • Type of content: Collection of databases containing randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, health economics and methodologies
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COPM (Canadian Occupational Performance Measure) Learning Module

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  • Subject coverage: The COPM Learning Module is a comprehensive online course designed for new users of the COPM as well as those who wish to refresh their knowledge. Comprises of five chapters which includes exercises and videos.

  • Type of Content: Comprises of 5 chapters – Introduction to the COPM; Theoretical underpinnings: client-centered practice; Theoretical underpinnings: occupation-based practice; Interviewing, administering and scoring the COPM; COPM research evidence

  • Level of access: Please contact the HSS library team (hsslibteam@bournemouth.ac.uk) if you need access to this resource.

Epistemonikos

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  • Subject coverage: Epistemonikos is a collaborative, multilingual database of health evidence. It is the largest source of systematic reviews relevant for health-decision making, and a large source of other types of scientific evidence
  • Type of content: evidence-based information, systematic reviews
  • Level of access: some full text available.

Functional Anatomy

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A dynamic resource of 3D anatomy with an extensive series of 3D muscle function animations that gives a new perspective on functional anatomy.

  • Subject coverage: online, interactive human anatomy and physiology.
  • Type of content: 3-D images, clinical examples, case studies, quizzes, multiple choice questions.

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HealthProfessionals

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  • Subject coverage: occupational therapy, operating department practice, paramedic practice, physiotherapy, GP practice management
  • Type of content: online archive of peer-reviewed articles from eight Mark Allen journals
  • Date range: various according to the journal accessed
  • Level of access: full text available.

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Index to Chiropractic Literature

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  • Subject coverage: chiropractic
  • Size/scope: 11,000 academic journals indexed
  • Type of content: chiropractic peer-reviewed journals
  • Date range: 1985 onwards
  • Level of access: Mainly abstract only, some full text.

Medline Complete

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  • Subject coverage: Medical database focusing on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, toxicology, anthropology and biology. Uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing to search citations
  • Size/scope: 5400 academic journals indexed, 2100 full text journals incorporated
  • Type of Content: Academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1865 onwards
  • Level of access: Some full text available.
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NICE Evidence Services

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  • Subject coverage: Medical and healthcare
  • Type of content: wide range of materials including primary research literature, practical implementation tools, guidelines and policy documents
  • Level of access: most content is freely available without the need for username or password, but some requires an NHS Athens account. Students studying on NHS-related programmes are able to obtain an NHS Athens account. Invitations were emailed at the beginning of the academic year.

OTSeeker

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  • Subject coverage: occupational therapy
  • Type of content: abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials
  • Date range: 2002 onwards
  • Level of access: bibliographic and abstracts.

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)

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  • Subject coverage: physiotherapy
  • Type of content: abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
  • Level of access: bibliographic and abstracts.

PubMed

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  • Subject coverage: multidisciplinary database focusing on medical and life sciences
  • Size/scope: includes over 18 million citations from Medline
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1948 onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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REHABDATA

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  • Subject coverage: Rehabilitation
  • Size/scope: Contains references to over 65,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues relating to people with disabilities.
  • Date range: 1956-
  • Level of access: some full text available.

ScienceDirect

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  • Subject coverage: Health, science and medicine
  • Size/scope: 1700 Elsevier journals. The service includes access to Medline with links to the content of Elsevier journals
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1872 onwards
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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SIGN guidelines (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network)

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  • Subject coverage: health guidelines from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network [SIGN]
  • Type of content: evidence-based information
  • Level of access: some full text available.

SocINDEX with Full Text

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  • Subject coverage: Sociology and social work practice
  • Size/scope: Bibliographic information for over 2,100,000 articles including access to the full text of over 860 sociology journals. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for 14,636 conference papers in sociology, social work practice and related subjects
  • Type of content: Academic journal article, books, conference papers
  • Level of access: full text of over 860 journals, 830 books and 16,800 conference papers.
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SPORTDiscus with Full Text

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  • Subject coverage: Sports
  • Size/scope: International database indexing and abstracting over 61,000 records. This database contains information on: sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training technique, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment. It provides full text for more than 550 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Of those, nearly 250 have cover-to-cover indexing, with more than 700,000 full-text articles
  • Type of content: academic journal articles
  • Date range: 1985-present
  • Level of access: Some full text available.
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Web of Science

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  • Subject coverage: Arts, Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences
  • Size/scope: Citation databases that allow searching for a specific article by subject, author, journal or author address. It is also possible to search for articles that cite a known author or work
    Web of Science consists of:
    Science Citation Index 1899-present
    Social Sciences Citation Index 1898-present
    Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975-present
    Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science 1990-present
    Biosis Previews Archive 1969-2008
    Medline 1950-present
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  • Type of content: academic journal article
  • Date range: 1945-
  • Level of access: Some links to full text.

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