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Introduction to Audiology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

By Frederick N. Martin, John Greer Clark

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 14, 2011

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For those taking introductory courses in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

 

A comprehensive introduction to hearing and balance disorders accompanied by an extremely beneficial companion CD-ROM.

 

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 CD-ROM 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.

Table of Contents

            Foreword

            Preface

            How to Use This Book

            How to Use the CD-ROM

            About the Authors

PART I   ELEMENTS OF AUDIOLOGY

 1.     The Profession of Audiology

 2.      The Human Ear and Simple Tests of Hearing

 3.      Sound and Its Measurement

PART II  HEARING ASSESSMENT

 4.      Pure-Tone Audiometry

 5.      Speech Audiometry

 6.        Masking

 7.        Physiological Tests of the Auditory System

 8.        Pediatric Audiology

PART III  HEARING DISORDERS

 9.        The Outer Ear

10.       The Middle Ear

11.       The Inner Ear

12.       The Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Pathways

13.       Erroneous Hearing Loss

PART IV  MANAGEMENT OF HEARING LOSS

14.       Amplification/Sensory Systems

15.       Audiologic Treatment

 

            Glossary

            Author Index

            Subject Index

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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-211618-3