AUDIOLOGY Treatment / Edition 2

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Overview

From the principles of hearing aid instrumentation, selection, and fitting, to the medical and surgical management of ear diseases and hearing disorders, to the rehabilitation of the patient with hearing loss, the new edition of Audiology: Treatment is an invaluable, up-to-date resource for the latest approaches to treating hearing disorders. Organized into two main sections, the book begins by guiding the reader through the principles of treatment and then presents important applications for the clinical setting.

Features:

  • Insights from respected experts in the field
  • New chapters on the numerous advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; the importance of outcome measures in validating the performance of amplification; treatment options for patients with processing disorders; new signals for real ear measures; and the use of fully implantable devices
  • Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed
  • Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care

Audiology: Treatment is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with a complete compendium of information on optimizing patient care.

This three volume series is the new, definitive textbook of audiology. Consisting of three different sections: diagnosis, treatment, and practice management, the set provides current, consistent, comprehensive, and clinically oriented coverage of the profession of audiology. This volume provides the basic diagnostic knowledge needed by a student starting out in audiology, or serves as the perfect refresher for experienced practitioners looking for an affordable and practical reference.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Linda Jacobs-Condit, AuD, CCC-A(George Washington University)
Description: This updated resource on current trends in the treatment of hearing loss is organized into two main sections, first covering principles of treatment, then important applications for clinical settings. The principles section discusses management of hearing loss with amplification and the applications section provides in-depth information on medical and surgical treatments of all types of hearing loss and auditory processing disorders. The book also covers counseling, implantable products (middle ear implants, cochlear implants), audiologic rehabilitation services, room acoustics, vestibular rehabilitation, and hearing protection. The first edition was published in 2000-2001.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide updated information on new technologies, treatments, and trends in the practice of audiology that have affected the exponential growth of the profession — both in numbers of professionals studying and entering the field and in its professional stature.
Audience: The editors wrote this as part of a set of three volumes (the others are Audiology: Diagnosis, 2nd edition, and Audiology: Practice Management, 2nd edition) as an effort to "pay back" a modicum of knowledge to the profession. This volume provides audiologists and students in graduate programs with information needed to optimize patient care. The authors are well known in the profession of audiology. Michael Valente is Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Division of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head-Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine; Holly Hosford-Dunn is managing member of the Arizona Audiology Network and President of TAI Inc.; and Ross Roeser is Lois & Howard Wolf Professor of Pediatric Hearing, University of Texas at Dallas, and Executive Director Emeritus, UTD/Callier Center for Communication Disorders.
Features: This second edition includes new chapters on advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of amplification systems, importance of outcome measures to validate hearing aid performance, options for treating those with processing disorders, implantable devices, and new signals for performing real measures on digital products. Each chapter begins with an outline that reviews topics to be covered. Also of note are highlighted boxes with pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations that provide recommendations and comments on patient care.
Assessment: This is a very thorough book, with updated information on trends in the practice of audiology — both amplification and medical/surgical — for treating hearing loss. It is a worthwhile addition to one's resources.
Booknews
This text is one in a set of three prepared to represent the breadth of knowledge in the multi-faceted profession of audiology. It provides an overview of the numerous treatment options available to help patients relieve clinical hearing symptoms. Valente (otolaryngology and head and neck surgery, Washington U. School of Medicine), Holly Hosford-Dunn (president, Tucson Audiology Institute, Inc.) and Ross J. Roeser (Callier Center for Communication Disorders, U. of Texas at Dallas) present 26 contributions that cover principles of treatment, applications in treatment (surgical, amplification, cochlear implants, aural and vestibular rehabilitation, improving acoustical environments, etc.), and future directions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588905208
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 12/5/2007
  • Edition description: 2
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Executive Director EmeritusUTD/Callier Center for Communication DisordersDallas, TX
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