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Assessment Tools: Searching for Tools

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Key Databases

Databases to find articles about assessment tools.

Find Assessment Tools

  1. To retrieve all tools held in the library goto the Advanced Search in the catalogue and:
    • Do a keyword search using the term "ATOOL" in the first box
    • Limit to "Avialable in the Library" just above the resutls, this will give you the full list of tools currently available at the U of M Health Science Library
  2. To retrieve a specific tool in the library, goto the Advanced Search in the catalogue and:
    • Change the field (first box that says "Any") to  "Title," search on the tool name, i.e. Arthritis Impact Measurement
    • You may also want to add the term "ATOOL" to the second box, leave the field as "Any"
    • Select and click on the appropriate title from the displayed list

Searching for Assessment Tools in Databases

Tips on finding articles on assessment tools (and sometimes the assessment tool itself) in PubMed, CINAHL, SCOPUS, ERIC, and PsycINFO

Tips of retrieving articles on tools

Strategies for specific databases

Searching for a tool that measures a specific outcome

Filter searches for Best Evidence

 

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