Audiology: Treatment, Volume 2

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Michael Valente, Holly Hosford-Dunn, Ross J. Roeser
Thieme, 2008 - Medical - 528 pages
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From the principles of hearing aid instrumentation, selection, and fitting, to the medical and surgical management of ear diseases and hearing disorders, to the rehabilitation of the patient with hearing loss, the new edition of Audiology: Treatment is an invaluable, up-to-date resource for the latest approaches to treating hearing disorders. Organized into two main sections, the book begins by guiding the reader through the principles of treatment and then presents important applications for the clinical setting.

Features:

  • Insights from respected experts in the field
  • New chapters on the numerous advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; the importance of outcome measures in validating the performance of amplification; treatment options for patients with processing disorders; new signals for real ear measures; and the use of fully implantable devices
  • Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed
  • Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care

Audiology: Treatment is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with a complete compendium of information on optimizing patient care.

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Contents

Real Ear Measurements
72
Hearing Instrument Selection and Fitting in Children
94
Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting in Adults
119
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About the author (2008)

Professor of Audiology, The University of Akron School of Speech-Language Pathology Audiology, Akron, OH, USA

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