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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Welcome! This guide is designed to help you learn how to use K-State Libraries' many resources to complete your CSD assignments.


There are resources available via the Internet that provide clinical practice guidelines.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has a collection of evidence maps that contain guidelines.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides approved guidelines.

Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) provides guidelines by following this process.

1. Select the advanced search option in the left column.

2. In the pull down menu for method, select practice guideline.

Speech Pathology Database for Best Intervention and Treatment Efficacy (speechBITE) has guidelines available with this process.

1. Under the search box, select advanced search.

2. Select the drop-down menu for research design, click on the option for clinical practice guideline.


Listed below are the databases that have clinical practice guidelines. Follow the steps below to find them.