Clinical Audiology

An Introduction
 
 
Plural Publishing Inc
  • 3. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 31. Oktober 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 575 Seiten
978-1-944883-71-3 (ISBN)
 
The third edition of Clinical Audiology: An Introduction provides a comprehensive enhancement of all the introductory material available in previous editions of this stimulating textbook. Students can gain an understanding of the scope of the field of audiology and feel prepared to dive deeper into the subject as they progress through their courses. This essential book, now with even more exciting content and features, focuses on the clinical nature of audiology to familiarize students with the many challenging questions encountered by an audiologist.

This textbook is intended primarily for beginning-level students in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology. It is intended for the first major courses in audiology, whether it be at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Whether your goal is to pursue a career as an audiologist or a speech-language pathologist, Clinical Audiology: An Introduction, Third Edition is the most comprehensive, accessible book available to provide you with the clinical understanding to advance in your chosen field.

New to the Third Edition:
*New Coauthor: Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD
*Two new chapters on implantable hearing technology and hearing assistive and connectivity technologies
*Updated descriptions of hearing disorders and their causes
*Expanded focus on diagnostic approach strategies
*Expanded audiological treatment section
*Updated hearing aid technology and verification approaches
*An introduction to vestibular system assessment

Key Features:
*Chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter preview the concepts to be discussed.
*End of chapter discussion questions aid students in applying concepts.
*End of chapter summaries outline the key points from the chapter improve retention
*Margin notes provide key terms and definitions.
*Bolded key terms draw attention to important concepts throughout the text.
*Clinical notes describe particular techniques students might consider using.
*Comprehensive glossary and index
3rd New edition
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978-1-944883-71-3 (9781944883713)

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Contributors

Chapter 1. The Profession of Audiology in the United States
Learning Objectives
What Is an Audiologist?
What Is an Audiologist's Role?
Where Do Audiologists Practice?
Relation to Other Professions
The Evolution of Audiology
Professional Requirements
Summary
Discussion Questions
Information Sources
Organizations
Resources

Section I. Hearing and its Disorders

Chapter 2. The Nature of Hearing
Learning Objectives
The Nature of Sound
The Auditory System
How We Hear
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 3. The Nature of Hearing Disorder
Learning Objectives
Degree and Configuration of Hearing Sensitivity Loss
Ear Specificity of Hearing Disorder
Type of Hearing Loss
Timing Factors Impacting Hearing Disorder
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 4. Causes of Hearing Disorder
Learning Objectives
Auditory Pathology
Conductive Hearing Disorders
Sensory Hearing Disorders
Neural Hearing Disorders
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources
Articles and Books
Web Sites

Section II. Audiological Diagnosis

Chapter 5. Introduction to Audiological Diagnosis
Learning Objectives
The First Question
The Audiologist's Challenges
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources
Articles and Books
Web Sites

Chapter 6. Audiological Diagnostic Tools: Pure Tone Audiometry
Learning Objectives
Equipment and Test Environment
The Audiogram
Establishing the Pure-Tone Audiogram
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 7. Audiological Diagnostic Tools: Speech Audiometry
Learning Objectives
Speech Audiometry
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 8. Audiological Diagnostic Tools: Immittance Measures
Learning Objectives
Immittance Audiometry
Instrumentation
Measurement Technique
Basic Immittance Measures
Principles of Interpretation
Clinical Applications
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 9. Audiological Diagnostic Tools: Physiologic Measures
Learning Objectives
Auditory Evoked Potentials
Summary
Otoacoustic Emissions
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 10/ The Test-battery Approach to Audiological Diagnosis
Learning Objectives
Determination of Auditory Disorder
The Test Battery Approach in Adults
The Test Battery Approach in Pediatrics
Different Approaches for Different Populations
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 11. Communicating Audiometric Results
Learning Objectives
Talking to Patients
Writing Reports
Making Referrals
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Section III. Audiological Treatment

Chapter 12. Introduction to Audiological Treatment
Learning Objectives
The First Questions
The Audiologist's Challenge
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 13. Audiological Treatment Tools: Hearing Aids
Learning Objectives
Hearing Instrument Anatomy
Hearing Instrument Physiology
Consideration for Hearing Aid Options
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 14. Audiological Treatment Tools: Implantable Hearing Technology
Learning Objectives
Cochlear Implants
Bone-Conduction Implants
Middle-Ear Implants
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 15. Audiological Treatment Tools: Hearing Assistive and Connectivity Technologies
Learning Objectives
The Challenges of Complex Environments
Hearing Assistive Technology
Telecommunication Access Technologies
Assistive Listening Devices
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 16. Audiological Treatment Tools: Verification and Outcome Measures
Learning Objectives
Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting
Orientation, Counseling, and Follow-up
Assessing Outcomes
Post-Fitting Rehabilitation
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Chapter 17. Different Treatment Approaches for Different Populations
Learning Objectives
Adult Populations
Pediatric Populations
Other Populations
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Section IV. Vestibular System Function and Assessment

Chapter 18. Introduction to Balance Function and Assessment
Learning Objectives
The Vestibular System
Disorders of Dizziness and Balance
The Balance Function Test Battery
The Test Battery in Action
Summary
Discussion Questions
Resources

Glossary
Appendix A. Audiology Scope of Practice
Appendix B. Audiology Standards of Practice
Appendix C. Answers to Discussion Questions
Index

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