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PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
PEDro is a free database of over 28,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy.
Cochrane Rehabilitation ebook (alpha version)
"The ebook collects all the reviews of Rehabilitation interest that can be searched according to thematic indexes. For each review the summaries for different audiences are provided: researchers (abstract), practitioners, students, health managers & policy makers, consumers."
ECRI Guidelines Trust
Freely accessible database of clinical practice guidelines; free registration required to access. All guidelines are in English, < 5 years old, and systematically developed. Provided by the ECRI Institute. Previously: National Guideline Clearinghouse
Increase Visibility - Research & Publication
Power of Analytics! Leveraging Social Media
What is altmetrics? Helps capture the "buzz" of your work online!
Altmetrics captures the statistical impact of a source (i.e. journal article, report, research poster...) from the Web displaying your work and the interest it has generated. The rise of "altmetrics" can be seen on personal profile webpage, journals, databases and instructional repositories.
Top reasons why altmetrics can help you:
- Social Media "Buzz" - Captures Facebook, twitter, blogs, news media outlets
- Page View Hits & Downloads - How many times your work/webpage has been viewed and download statistics (i.e. journal's website or repository)
- Scholarly Bookmarks - Includes Mendeley, CiteULike and Twitter favorites
Best Practice: When you publish or produce work online you should use social media to help promote your work and start a "buzz" to improve visibility.
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