Paediatric Audiological Medicine

Front Cover
Valerie E. Newton
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 30, 2008 - Medical - 536 pages
Professionals will find a wide range of topics relevant to their work with hearing impaired children or those suspected of having an impairment in this book. A chapter on epidemiology includes the prevalence of hearing impairment and several additional chapters are devoted to the various causative factors. Detection of a hearing loss, measurement of the degree of hearing loss and identification of the site of lesion are covered together with management of any hearing loss found. Individual chapters give coverage to balance disorders, tinnitus, progressive hearing loss, auditory neuropathy, central auditory processing disorders and unilateral hearing impairment. Methods of communication, communication disorders and the psychological effects of a hearing impairment are included together with consideration of education and employment issues.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (2008)

Professor Valerie E Newton, Professor Emeritus in Audiological Medicine, UK. (Formerly of: Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education and Virology, LMAG, School of Medicine, The University of Manchester, UK).

Bibliographic information