Audiology: Science to Practice / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$19.90
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 02/27/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$52.76
(Save 34%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $4.69
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $4.69   
  • Used (5) from $4.69   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$4.69
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(3474)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not ... include working access code or dust jacket Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$23.08
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(80)

Condition: Acceptable
Acceptable Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. *****PLEASE ... NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Dunfermline, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$31.45
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(40)

Condition: Good
1597560332 COLLEGE TEXTBOOK - WE DO NOT SHIP TO AK OR HI - New Items come as they were shipped to us. Used Items may or may not include access codes, cds, or supplemental ... materials. If you have any specific needs please contact us through the appropriate marketplace. We ship all orders within 24 business hours. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Richardson, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$39.95
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(22)

Condition: Good
San Diego, CA 2008 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 380 p. Contains: Illustrations.

Ships from: Pueblo West, CO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$60.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(49528)

Condition: Very Good
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ... code or dust jacket. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Columbia, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

This major new textbook is written for undergraduate students in audiology and speech-language pathology and for graduate students beginning an AuD program who may not have a previous background in the subject. It is also an excellent resource for any professional who works with audiologists or patients with hearing loss. Readers at all levels will find the material challenging yet understandable.

Well-written, and thoroughly reviewed, this book flows smoothly and is organized logically. Difficult concepts are well supported by figures and tables for ease of learning. Each chapter is prefaced by a list of learner outcomes and punctuated by summaries (synopses) which can be found on the easily identifiable grey pages. The synopses include bulleted highlights for review or for a "quick read" of the entire book. At the end of each chapter there is a supplemental topic that can be used for expanded applications. The book also includes references to the most current guidelines from the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Audiograms and calibration values are based on the newest standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI, 2004).

The author, who has taught an introduction to audiology course for 20 years, has truly designed this text with the student in mind. Based on his experience, he has produced a balanced coverage of the subject that is consistent with the material necessary for an introductory course. Chapters cover hearing science, diagnostic procedures, an introduction to hearing aids, and extensive coverage of anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems. This book willgive the reader the tools needed to understand and appreciate the auditory system, to interpret and understand basic hearing tests, and to be able to apply this knowledge to their future education or clinical practice. It is designed to cover the content of both two-course sequences (Hearing Science and Principles of Audiology) as well as combined courses—providing a level of consistency in presentation.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Linda Jacobs-Condit, AuD, CCC-A(George Washington University)
Description: This book provides the foundations for understanding the auditory system, covering the careers of audiologists, fundamentals of hearing science (including anatomy and physiology of the auditory and vestibular systems, and sound acoustics), clinical audiological measures from pure-tone testing to speech audiologic measures to physiologic measures, disorders of the auditory system, and remediation. Special contributions include a chapter on historical highlights in audiology by James Jerger and an introduction to hearing aids and cochlear implants by Gus Mueller and Earl Johnson.
Purpose: According to the author, this book is intended to provide anyone interested in the field of audiology (undergrads, doctoral students, healthcare professionals) the foundations for understanding the auditory system and performing and interpreting hearing tests as they relate to auditory disorders, as well as to provide an appreciation for the profession of audiology.
Audience: On the one hand, the book is specifically intended for readers with little or no background in audiology. On the other hand, it provides a comprehensive coverage of hearing science and clinical audiology. The book meets its objectives, flowing well from chapter-to-chapter and presenting foundational information that is a good framework for learning about audiology. Dr. Kramer is professor in the School of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at San Diego State University, where he also serves as co-director of the AuD program jointly offered by San Diego State University and University of California San Diego. He also continues to provide clinical services in addition to his teaching responsibilities.
Features: The book provides the fundamentals of hearing science, clinical audiological measures, and perspectives on the profession. Each chapter begins with a list of learner outcomes and includes highlighted synopses, supplemental topics for additional learning, and references to the most current guidelines from both ASHA and AAA. Audiogram and calibration values are also based on the latest ANSI 2004 standards.
Assessment: This would serve as an excellent resource for an introduction to audiology course, and a workbook is also available. It would certainly be a good competitor to the standard Introduction to Audiology, 10th edition, by Martin and Clark (Allyn & Bacon, 2009).
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597560337
  • Publisher: Plural Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Foundations of Audiology. Audiology as a Profession. Anatomy of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems. Properties of Sound. Functions of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems. II. Clinical Audiology. Pure-Tone Audiometry. Audiogram Interpretation. Speech Audiometry. Physiologic Measures. Selected Disorders of the Auditory System. Hearing Aids and Hearing Inventories. Guide to Synopses. Index.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)