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Speech-Language Pathology: General Resources: Resources

Key Databases

PubMed

A search system that contains references to scholarly journals in the areas of biomedicine and health. At the heart of this search system is the MEDLINE database, a premier collection of citations maintained by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Ovid

Contains literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields, the biological and physical sciences, and more as they relate to medicine and health care. Ovid is also a search interface to MEDLINE, Cochrane EBM Reviews, Health and Psychosocial Intruments (HAPI), and more.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (1937-present)

Provides indexing for 3,000+ journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2005-present)

Includes full-text systematic reviews (of the highest level) of methodological studies and protocols.

PsycINFO

An American Psychological Association (APA) collection devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Coverage is from the 1800’s to the present.

Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)

Includes annotated bibliographic records–citations, abstracts, and other data, including journal articles, books, conference papers, policy papers, and other education-related materials.

Point of Care Resources

Turning Research Into Practice (TRIP)

A clinical search engine with high-quality research evidence such as systematic reviews, medical images, patient leaflets, and peer-reviewed articles. Note: To link to UTHSC journals, log in and select our institution from the drop-down menu. Full Text: HSCLink will appear under citations.

UpToDate

An evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource used to make point-of-care decisions.

Key Websites

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) - the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for speech-pathology and audiology professionals and students.

ASHA Evidence Maps - provides the latest evidence in speech-language pathology topics. The Compendium of EBP Guidelines and Systematic Reviews serves as its database.

SpeechBITE - a free database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice.

Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association (TSHA) - a professional membership organization and resource for SLPs, audiologists, Texas citizens with speech or hearing disorders, and students.

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) - SLP and audiology page.

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