Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

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A comprehensive journal index to the nursing and allied health literature dating back to 1982, with links to some full-text. This is a great tool for finding education, health promotion, and psychosocial health articles along with research articles.
Cochrane Library
A collection of evidence-based medicine databases.
Indexes and abstracts journal articles and book chapters in the field of psychology, 1887 to present.
ERIC (Ebsco interface)
Index, with abstracts, to journal articles and ERIC documents from the Educational Resource Information Center; with links to full-text, from 1966 to present.

Evidence Based Practice

TRIP Database
Clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
PubMed Clinical Queries
Special filters help you to find clinically based articles focused on therapy, diagnosis, etiology, prognosis, clinical prediction guidelines, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, or medical genetics.
Cochrane Library
A collection of evidence-based medicine databases.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A comprehensive database of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and other related documents, created by the Agency for Healtcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Systematic Reviews and Guidelines
ASHA's Compendium of Clinical Practice Guidelines and Systematic Reviews
An A to Z list of clinical practice guidelines and/or systematic review related to audiology and/or speech-language pathology
ASHA and National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP)'s collection of Systematic Reviews
A collection of Sytematic Reviews on cognition, fluency, hearing, language, speech, swallowing, voice, and service delivery
Johnson, C. J. (2006). Getting Started in Evidence-Based Practice for Childhood Speech-Language Disorders. American Journal Of Speech-Language Pathology, 15(1), 20-35. doi:10.1044/1058-0360(2006/004)
Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders
An introductory guide to the origin, definition, and use of evidence-based practice in communication disorders.

Evidence-based health communication
A linguistical overview of evidence-based health communication and how it affects patients. 
Evidence-based practice in audiology : evaluating interventions for children and adults with hearing loss
An EBP text that is specific to the evaluation of audiologic interventions in children and adults.
Embedding Evidence-Based Practice in Speech and Language Therapy: International Examples
Using real-life scenarios, this text provides creative examples of embedding EBP into one's clinical practice as a speeh language pathologist. 


Glossary of Neuroscience Terms
Alphabetical list of terms.
American Sign Language Browser
Michigan State University's ASL Browser Web site presents  a video dictionary of thousands of animated ASL signs using QuickTime.
Dictionary of linguistics & phonetics / David Crystal
MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders
Included in the Ebrary ebook collection.  IC authentication required for access.  This encyclopedia is a comprehensive overview of the field of communication disorders.
Human Body Maps
A 3-D tool of 8 different body systems.