Computer Information Retrieval Systems as a Clinical Tool Recent advances in computerized library retrieval methods can be used by clinicians and researchers alike, yet practicing professionals are often unaware of the ready accessibility of on-line and on-disk information retrieval systems. This paper provides an overview of commercial vendors and personal computer systems. Clinical applications are discussed. ... Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   August 01, 1996
Computer Information Retrieval Systems as a Clinical Tool
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Tommie L. Robinson, Jr.
    Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Patricia A. Cole
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD
  • Gloria D. Kellum
    The University of Mississippi, University, MS
Article Information
Hearing Disorders / School-Based Settings / Professional Issues & Training / Telepractice & Computer-Based Approaches / Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   August 01, 1996
Computer Information Retrieval Systems as a Clinical Tool
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, August 1996, Vol. 5, 24-30. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0503.24
History: Received July 5, 1994 , Accepted April 18, 1996
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, August 1996, Vol. 5, 24-30. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0503.24
History: Received July 5, 1994; Accepted April 18, 1996

Recent advances in computerized library retrieval methods can be used by clinicians and researchers alike, yet practicing professionals are often unaware of the ready accessibility of on-line and on-disk information retrieval systems. This paper provides an overview of commercial vendors and personal computer systems. Clinical applications are discussed.

Acknowledgments
The authors acknowledge the assistance of Sarah Fauntroy, Eileen Keith, and Michael Guerrieri in the preparation of this article. Portions of this article were presented at the 1990 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Seattle, Washington.
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