Introduction to Audiology

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9780134781310: Introduction to Audiology

The leading text for the introduction to hearing and hearing disorders course required of all Speech Language Pathology and Audiology majors.

 

Introduction to Audiology, Tenth Edition, provides in-depth coverage of the physics of sound, anatomy, and physiology of the auditory system; causes and treatment of hearing and balance disorders; and relevant diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. It emphasizes the proper evaluation of hearing disorders and the treatment avenues available for these disorders. The accompanying CD-ROM features a variety of video vignettes depicting clinical topics, a series of clinical case studies to examine students' abilities to synthesize diagnostic findings and develop cogent management recommendations, multiple format interactive exercises for students to evaluate their comprehension of information, printable clinical forms, and much more.

  

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TENTH EDITION:

  • NEW "Evolving Case Studies" feature follows select disorders through diagnosis and recommended treatment paralleling students' mastery of key concepts.  This new addition to the pedagogy will enhance students' understanding of comprehensive patient management from case history through discharge.
  • NEW updated discussions in the important areas of amplification and infant hearing.
  • NEW expansion and clarification of clinical masking procedures.
  • NEW discussion of recent developments in the management of auditory processing disorders.
  • NEW section on the role of the audiologist in vestibular management, as well as more on audiologic counseling.

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Introduction to Audiology, Eleventh Edition, provides in-depth coverage of the physics of sound; the anatomy of the auditory system; the causes and treatment of hearing and balance disorders; and the relevant diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for these disorders. Now including a new chapter on clinical masking as well as new internet resources, this leading text continues to emphasize the proper evaluation of hearing disorders and the treatment avenues available for these disorders. The accompanying Interactive Companion Website features a variety of videos depicting clinical topics, a series of clinical case studies, multiple-choice questions with immediate feedback, interactive exercises for students to evaluate their comprehension of information, printable clinical forms, and much more. The new edition of this textbook also includes expanded sections on the management of auditory processing disorders, the role of the audiologist in vestibular management, and the role of the audiologist in the counseling process.

Review:

“This is an extraordinarily excellent text, well deserved to be the most widely used text in courses in diagnostic Audiology in the U.S.”

- Maurice H. Miller, New York University

 

“I see each piece of this text as quite necessary to achieving its goal of acquainting the reader with the profession and practice of audiology, from the introductory chapters, through the diagnostic procedures and anatomy and physiology, to the issues in audiologic management of patients.”

- Scott K. Griffiths,Ph.D, University of Florida

 

 “The text is user-friendly and well organized.”

- Karen McNealy,Marshall University

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