Ears: Injury, Illness, and Health

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This book explores how the ears hear and how they help us function. It explains the structure of the ears, describes the different illnesses and injures that can affect our ears - from cauliflower ears to deafness - and outlines ways we can keep our ears healthy.

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Overview

This book explores how the ears hear and how they help us function. It explains the structure of the ears, describes the different illnesses and injures that can affect our ears - from cauliflower ears to deafness - and outlines ways we can keep our ears healthy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432934118
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Series: Body Focus Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Taking Care of Your Ears 6

Outer Ear 8

Outer Ear Problems 10

Middle Ear 12

Middle Ear Problems 14

Inner Ear 16

Inner Ear Problems 18

Balance: Which Way Is Up? 20

Balance: Moving Around 22

Motion Sickness 24

How Do We Hear? 26

Cochlea 28

Cochlear Implants 30

Different Sounds 32

Sounds All Around 34

Hearing Assessment 36

Deafness 38

Sign Language : 40

Coping with Deafness 42

What Can Go Wrong with My Ears? 44

Find Out More 45

Glossary 46

Index 48

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