TheÂ 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.Â This new addition to the pedagogy will enhance students' understanding of comprehensive patient management from case history through discharge.
- NEWÂ updated discussions in the important areas of amplification and infant hearing.
- NEW expansion and clarification of clinical masking procedures.
- NEW discussion ofÂ recent developments in the management of auditory processing disorders.
- NEWÂ section on the role of the audiologist in vestibular management, as well as more on audiologic counseling.
Author : Frederick N. Martin
ISBN : 0205593119
Language : English
No of Pages : 528
Edition : 10
Publication Date : 2/9/2008
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.3x7.4x0.6
Book weight : 0.02
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