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Physical Therapy Research Guide

PubMed Access

PubMed can be accessed from the Dykes Library site at Look for the PubMed logo in the left panel. Always start by going to the Library website and clicking on the PubMed link from the main page.

How to Search

Once you are in PubMed you will see a search box at the top of the page. For a basic keyword search, type the word(s) you are searching for in the box, and click Search. PubMed will return results, which can be further filtered by utilizing the Filters on the left side of the page.

Search Results

PubMed Tutorials

Check out these links for quick video tutorials (1-3 minutes) that can help you search PubMed for literature.

Use the Clinical Queries feature to easily find clinical articles on therapy, diagnosis, prognosis, systematic reviews, and genetics factors. Use the tutorial "Find the Latest Treatments for a Disease" to see how to use Clinical Queries.