Hearing Aids

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Boomerang Press, 2001 - Medical - 504 pages
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This highly anticipated work is the complete, one-stop guide to hearing aids, covering everything you need to know to prescribe, select, fit, measure, and evaluate their performance. Dr. Dillon is a sought-after speaker and instructor throughout the world.

Some of the benefits of this acclaimed text:

  • COMPREHENSIVE--From basic concepts of hearing loss, hearing aid software and hardware, to assessment guidelines and results-oriented counseling methods, the book covers it all!
  • THEORETICALLY SOUND--All findings explained in detail to clarify concepts, making the book ideal as a standard reference for clinicians as well as a core text in graduate courses
  • PRACTICAL--Easy-to-use tips, tables, and procedures designed to be pinned to clinic walls for instant reference
  • ACCESSIBLE--Synopses, key paragraphs, and detailed materials help you progress from basic to highly sophisticated concepts easily
  • INTEGRATED AND CROSS-REFERENCED--Each cross-referenced chapter builds on previous chapters, with the flow and consistency of a single author
  • INNOVATIVE--You will discover research results and procedures that have not yet appeared in the literature, giving you an important professional edge

Opinion leaders in the field have been uniformly enthusiastic:

The book is smashing...Should be a required reference for anyone who deals with hearing aids. All of the materials, including an outstanding chapter on pediatric amplification, are presented in a practical and immediately useful manner. --Jerry Northern, author and editor, HearX*

Packed with concise, up-to-date, useful information concerning the selection and fitting of hearing aids. I'd highly recommend this text for graduate audiology students to anyone involved in hearing aid dispensing.--Gus Mueller, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University

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Contents

INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS
1
HEARING AID COMPONENTS
18
HEARING AID SYSTEMS
48
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About the author (2001)

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

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