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Clinical Applications of Microcomputers in Communication by James L. Fitch

By James L. Fitch

Medical purposes of Microcomputers in verbal exchange problems is a complete reference for the usage of microcomputers within the box of conversation problems. The human-machine interface is mentioned, in addition to notice processing and information processing. using the microcomputer within the analysis and therapy of speech-language pathology can also be reviewed.Comprised of thirteen chapters, this booklet starts with a ancient standpoint of the pc in society and its position within the box of conversation problems. The reader is then brought to desktop and software program, and desktop languages are defined with examples written in simple. next chapters concentrate on the problem that society faces in studying to dwell with expertise; observe processing and information administration; and particular purposes of the pc within the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology. courses which are both commercially to be had or are within the public area are reviewed. the ultimate bankruptcy paints an image of the medical institution of the long run and the position that might be performed by way of the pc. This monograph should be an invaluable source for clinicians and different training pros within the fields of speech pathology and audiology, together with those that be interested in, or have to remain present with, advancements within the medical administration of communique problems.

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However, it will not be long before c o s t s d e c r e a s e and t h e a m o u n t of available software increases t o t h e point that they will no longer be the primary c o n s i d e r a t i o n s . In the e n d , the primary factor in determining the extent to which a clinic utilizes computers will be the skill and knowledge the professionals in that clinic h a v e con­ c e r n i n g c o m p u t e r s . F u r t h e r m o r e , t h e credibility of a g e n c i e s p r o v i d i n g services for c o m m u n i c a t i o n disorders will b e b a s e d , in part, on the degree to which they have computerized operations.

T o add t w o one-digit n u m b e r s would require four k e y s t r o k e s (three k e y s t r o k e s on some) on a hand cal­ culator and four k e y s t r o k e s on a c o m p u t e r . Obviously there is no saving gained using the computer with simple addition. However, if the calculation on line 30 w a s more c o m p l e x , such as 30 C = A*(B + A/B)/(B/A) the c o m p u t e r would be considerably m o r e efficient. T h e c o m p u t e r would still only require four k e y s t r o k e s for this problem while the calculator would require about 15.

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