Paediatric Audiological Medicine / Edition 2

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Overview

Written by experienced academics and clinicians the 2nd Edition of Paediatric Audiological Medicine provides the reader with a comprehensive reference to a wide range of topics pertinent to clinical practice. Coverage includes basic audiological sciences, screening, diagnosis, and management. Chapters span a wide range of topics including epidemiology, tinnitus, central auditory processing, balance disorders, progressive hearing loss, communication and education.
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Reviewer: Irene Sideris, PhD (Children's National Medical Center)
Description: In this overview of the field of pediatric audiology, each chapter highlights a different area of importance for a thorough understanding of the field.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide up-to-date information for clincians practicing pediatric audiology. This is certainly a worthy yet difficult objective. New research is continually changing clincial practice and this book provides an understanding of current practices in the field. This book did meet these objectives. Readers can gain much important information and the references can be used for more extensive research into a particular area.
Audience: According to the author, this book is targeted at clinicans currently practicing in the field of pediatric audiology. This book is well written for the intended audience. I also feel that this book could be used by graduate students in the field. The author and contributors are all authorities in the field.
Features: This book covers a broad range of topics of importance to the field of pediatric audiology. Topics ranging from the embryonic development of the ear to the educational management of the hearing-impaired child are well developed. An important aspect of this book is the emphasis placed on what happens to the child after the hearing loss is identified and hearing aids are selected. The chapters covering the psychological effects of hearing impariment, educational methodologies, speech and language development, and educational management of the hearing impaired child all provide necessary information for those practicing in the field. Topics such as balance disorders and management of tinnitus are also useful to clinicians.
Assessment: This would serve as an excellent reference for clincians working in the field. Each chapter provides an in-depth view of the topic and references are available for those seeking additional information. Many of the individual chapter authors are considered authorities in the field. This book is similar in scope to Northern and Downs's Hearing in Children, 6th edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002), but targeted at a different audience.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470319871
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/7/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Epidemiology of permanent childhood hearing impairment A. Davis Davis, A. K. Davis Davis, K. G. Mencher Mencher, G. 1

2 Screening and surveillance J. Stevens Stevens, J. G. Parker Parker, G. 29

3 Behavioural tests of hearing F. Tweedy Tweedy, F. R. Booth Booth, R. 52

4 Neuro-diagnostic paediatric audiology J. W. Hall III Hall, J. W., III L. M. Bondurant Bondurant, L. M. 72

5 Radiological abnormalities of the ear F. Calzolari Calzolari, F. A. Martini Martini, A. 90

6 Genetics of hearing loss A. P. Read Read, A. P. 126

7 Craniofacial syndromes and hearing loss V. E. Newton Newton, V. E. 141

8 Infectious causes of paediatric hearing impairment P. J. Vallely Vallely, P. J. P. E. Klapper Klapper, P. E. 160

9 Adverse perinatal factors and hearing loss T. Sirimanna Sirimanna, T. 197

10 Acute otitis media and otitis media with effusion E. Raglan Raglan, E. 210

11 Central auditory processing disorders J. S. Martin Martin, J. S. R. W. Keith Keith, R. W. 227

12 Auditory neuropathy D. Bamiou Bamiou, D. 245

13 Progressive hearing loss D. Lucas Lucas, D. 260

14 Children with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss D. P. Sladen Sladen, D. P. A. Rothpletz Rothpletz, A. F. H. Bess Bess, F. H. 288

15 Medical management of the deaf child in a multidisciplinary context B. Mac Ardle Ardle, B. Mac C. Munro Munro, C. 309

16 Selecting amplification for children D. Toe Toe, D. 329

17 Cochlear implants in children R. T. Ramsden Ramsden, R. T. P. Axon Axon, P. 351

18 Managing the listening environment: classroom acoustics and assistive listening devices D. Toe Toe, D. 372

19 Balance disorders in children K. Harrop-Griffiths Harrop-Griffiths, K. 389

20 Vestibular testing inchildren C. Moller Moller, C. 412

21 Management of tinnitus in children C. B. Coelho Coelho, C. B. R. S. Tyler Tyler, R. S. 418

22 Development of early vocalisation and language behaviours of young hearing-impaired children E. A. Tobey Tobey, E. A. A. D. Warner-Czyz Warner-Czyz, A. D. 428

23 Deaf children and communication approaches L. Watson Watson, L. 452

24 Delay and disorder in speech and language G. Baird Baird, G. T. Loucas Loucas, T. 467

25 Psychological effects of deafness and hearing impairment R. Kentish Kentish, R. J. Mance Mance, J. 488

26 The education of deaf and hearing-impaired children I. Tucker Tucker, I. 503

Index 520

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