The following search engines and databases provide access to primary research, evidence synopsis, systematic reviews, and practice guidelines. Searching is often fast, requires no special knowledge of search terms making it easier than ever to find evidence-based information.
A free search engine to find primary research articles. Provides almost equivalent search capabilities to many paid databases (e.g., Medline, CINAHL). User friendly and provides some access to full text articles. PubMed tutorial and how to find full text articles video.
A free search engine that pulls search results from 26 separate databases. Provides access to evidence synopsis, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, e-textbooks, and patient information. Provides access to some full text articles. Video of TRIP overview and tutorial.
A free database that critically appraises randomized control trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines specific to physiotherapy interventions. Presently has over 21,000 reviews.
A website that collects and disseminates articles, systematic reviews and practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Contains over 2,500 records.
Think Wikipedia only for physiotherapists. Physiopedia is a collection of web pages to share evidence-based knowledge about physiotherapy interventions.