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Geriatric Audiology
     

Geriatric Audiology

by Barbara E. Weinstein
 

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Completely revised and updated, Geriatric Audiology, Second Edition is a unique handbook that provides audiologists, speech language pathologists, and doctoral students in audiology with evidence-based, clinical guidance on evaluating and treating hearing loss in older adults. Focusing solely on geriatric audiology, this new edition contains the latest

Overview

Completely revised and updated, Geriatric Audiology, Second Edition is a unique handbook that provides audiologists, speech language pathologists, and doctoral students in audiology with evidence-based, clinical guidance on evaluating and treating hearing loss in older adults. Focusing solely on geriatric audiology, this new edition contains the latest information on the demographics of aging as well as the biological, sociological, and psychological factors that affect geriatric hearing loss and its ramifications.

Key features:

  • Includes a new chapter designed to help audiologists and speech language pathologists teach health care professionals about hearing loss diagnosis and management
  • Emphasizes patient-centered hearing health care
  • Contains updated chapters on hearing loss, pure tone and speech findings, hearing aids, and audiologist rehabilitation and counseling for geriatric patients, giving readers comprehensive information on important areas in the specialty

Based on Dr. Weinstein's extensive experience in geriatric audiology, this book is an invaluable resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and others involved in the care of elderly patients with hearing, speech, language, voice problems, and other communicative disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604067750
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
376
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Executive Officer, Clinical Doctoral Programs, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA

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