Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults / Edition 3

Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults / Edition 3

by Patricia A. McCarthy
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults / Edition 3

Rehabilitative Audiology: Children and Adults balances theory with practical applications that demonstrate how rehabilitative principles work in the clinical setting. Completely revised, the Third Edition of this popular text offers a large number of tables, appendices, and illustrations making the material easier to learn and retain. The content is organized to highlight various areas of concern, and new advancements in cochlear implants and assistive devices are included to help your patients get the most out of the newest technologies.This text serves both the student and practitioner by providing a wealth of information for assessing and treating the hearing-impaired. Coverage includes special needs of children, early identification of hearing loss, assessment and intervention with pre-school and school-age children, and management of hearing problems in the educational setting. Older patients' problems are also included with valuable insights on rehabilitative assessment, hearing aid selection, and rehabilitation aspects for the aging population.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780683306521
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/02/1999
Edition description: Third
Pages: 690
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section IPhilosophy and Service Provision
1Transition: Rehabilitative Audiology Into the New Millennium3
2Hearing Care Providers and Individuals With Impaired Hearing: Continuing and New Relationships in the New Millennium27
3Audiologic Rehabilitation in Different Employment Settings60
Section IIAudiologic Rehabilitation: Children
4Early Identification: Principles and Practices83
5Amplification for the Hearing-Impaired Child106
6Assessment and Intervention With Preschool Children Who Are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing140
7Auditory Learning, Assessment, and Intervention With School-Age Students Who Are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing178
8Management of Hearing in the Educational Setting226
9Family Counseling for Children With Hearing Loss275
Section IIIAudiologic Rehabilitation: Adults
10Rehabilitative Evaluation of Hearing-Impaired Adults305
11Hearing Aid Selection and Assessment332
12The Hearing-Impaired Adult: Management of Communication Deficits and Tinnitus377
13Rehabilitative Needs of the Aging Population402
14Counseling Adults With Hearing Impairment435
Section IVTechnology in Audiologic Rehabilitation
15Cochlear Implants473
16Assistive Technology for the Enhancement of Receptive Communication501
17Computer Applications in Audiologic Rehabilitation556
Section VFuture Directions
18Outcome Measures in Rehabilitative Audiology575
19Future Directions for Research in Audiologic Rehabilitation595
Attachments: Self-Assessment Tools for Audiologic Rehabilitation609
Author Index665
Subject Index677

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