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Audiologists' Desk Reference Volume I: Diagnostic Audiology Principles Procedures and Protocols / Edition 1

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Overview

The ultimate two-volume desk reference for practicing audiologists, ENTs, hearing aid dispensers, and students! An absolute best seller from the day the first volume was released, the Audiologists' Desk Reference is the only truly original, comprehensive and accessible product on the market. Inside are thousands of facts, figures, checklists, anecdotes, tips, tables, all presented in an eye-catching and easy-to-use format, and all at your fingertips day in, day out.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Randa Mansour Shousher, MS (Medical College of Ohio)
Description: This book collects in one place all the facts, historical information, and interesting tidbits that audiologists and/or students require. It allows one to find information with ease. The ADR may be used for teaching purposes and clinical and administrative guidelines, and it is an excellent way for students to review for the national examination.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a reference that makes it easy to locate any information. It is a good source of information to apply at any level. Those in the field of audiology have never had such a complete reference available to them.
Audience: The book is pertinent for any interested individual dealing in the field of audiology. It is a teaching tool for students, a review for audiologists, and it also may answer questions of physicians practicing in related fields. The authors are extremely credible in the field of audiology.
Features: The book is divided into separate sections for each topic addressed. Unique chapters have historical information, interesting facts, review of studies, step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting facts. Graphs and illustrations are included to that help those new to the field to better understand the material. More complicated MRIs, CT scans, and x-rays are provided, but are not clear images; this section could have used color to provide better images.
Assessment: This is an excellent reference for all in the field.
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Randa Mansour Shousher, MS (Medical College of Ohio)
Description: This book collects in one place all the facts, historical information, and interesting tidbits that audiologists and/or students require. It allows one to find information with ease. The ADR may be used for teaching purposes and clinical and administrative guidelines, and it is an excellent way for students to review for the national examination.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a reference that makes it easy to locate any information. It is a good source of information to apply at any level. Those in the field of audiology have never had such a complete reference available to them.
Audience: The book is pertinent for any interested individual dealing in the field of audiology. It is a teaching tool for students, a review for audiologists, and it also may answer questions of physicians practicing in related fields. The authors are extremely credible in the field of audiology.
Features: The book is divided into separate sections for each topic addressed. Unique chapters have historical information, interesting facts, review of studies, step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting facts. Graphs and illustrations are included to that help those new to the field to better understand the material. More complicated MRIs, CT scans, and x-rays are provided, but are not clear images; this section could have used color to provide better images.
Assessment: This is an excellent reference for all in the field.
Randa Mansour Shousher
This book collects in one place all the facts, historical information, and interesting tidbits that audiologists and/or students require. It allows one to find information with ease. The ADR may be used for teaching purposes and clinical and administrative guidelines, and it is an excellent way for students to review for the national examination. The purpose is to provide a reference that makes it easy to locate any information. It is a good source of information to apply at any level. Those in the field of audiology have never had such a complete reference available to them. The book is pertinent for any interested individual dealing in the field of audiology. It is a teaching tool for students, a review for audiologists, and it also may answer questions of physicians practicing in related fields. The authors are extremely credible in the field of audiology. The book is divided into separate sections for each topic addressed. Unique chapters have historical information, interesting facts, review of studies, step-by-step procedures and troubleshooting facts. Graphs and illustrations are included to that help those new to the field to better understand the material. More complicated MRIs, CT scans, and x-rays are provided, but are not clear images; this section could have used color to provide better images. This is an excellent reference for all in the field.
Booknews
A companion to the first volume, which focused on diagnosis of auditory problems, this volume discusses how to implement findings once a diagnosis has been made. Coverage includes essential principles of audiologic habilitation and rehabilitation, hearing conservation and correction, as well as billing and reimbursement issues and a comprehensive guide to medical and audiology terminology. Discussion includes proper selection and fitting of hearing aids; pediatric amplification; tinnitus and hyperacusis; and industrial audiology; among other topics. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565932692
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 11/1/1996
  • Series: Singular Audiology Text Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 918
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

James Hall

Department of Communication Disorders, College of Health Professions, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainseville, Florida.

Univeristy of Northernn Colorado, Greeley and Division of Hearing and Speech Sciences, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

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Table of Contents

Principles of Auditory Science. Pure Tone Audiometry. Speech Audiometry. Immittance Measurements. Otoacoustic Emissions. Electrocochleography. Auditory Brianstem Response. Cortical Auditory Evoked Responses. Pediatric Audiology. Infant Hearing Screening. Central Auditory Processing Disorder. Diagnostic Audiometry. Electroneuronography. Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation. Diseases and Syndromes. Diagnostic Medical Techniques and Surgical Procedures. Drugs and Clinical Pharmocology. Reference. Index.

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