This guide is a starting point for locating Physical Therapist Assistant and Physical Therapy books, videos, journal articles, and credible websites.
Use the COD Library catalog to search the COD Library's collection of books, videos, e-books, and streaming media. Use your MyAccess/NetID user name and password to check these items out or access them online.
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When searching the Library catalog, here are some tips:
|physical therapy||medical rehabilitation|
|physical therapist assistants||medicine, physical|
|physical therapy -- documentation||sports injuries -- treatment|
Use these call number ranges to browse the General collection and the Reference collection.
Also look for e-books and streaming media.
|RD792 – RD811||Orthopedics Surgery, Physical Rehabilitation|
|RM695 – RM893||Physical Medicine. Physical Therapy|
|RM930 – RM931||Rehabilitation Therapy|
Reference materials are well indexed, up-to-date, concise, and highly credible. They provide overviews, definitions, specific information (such as causes & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prognosis, etc) or addresses. Types of reference books include: directories, dictionaries and encyclopedias, basic health books (describing diseases and conditions), and drug resources.
Conn's Current Therapy REF RM101 .C87
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment REF RC71 .A14
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary REF R 121.D73 (Ready Reference--located at our reference desks)
Goldman's Cecil Medicine REF RC46 .C423
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine REF RC46 .H333