Applying straightforward sense to one of our most important senses.
Hearing Loss and Impairment is a problem for millions of adults and children. Because Hearing Loss can affect people at any age and the symptoms are so diverse, it is important to have one authoritative source for information. Written by certified Otolaryngologists under the auspices of the world renowned House Clinic, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Hearing Loss covers all conditions and symptoms, along with methods of prevention and treatment, including:
* The most familiar symptoms of Hearing Impairment and Loss * Details about such conditions as Ear Wax, Swimmer's Ear, Ear Infections, Tinnitus, Cochlear Problems from Aging & Noise, Otosclerosis, Tumors, and Hearing Problems In Children * Complete Treatment Information, including details about Hearing Aids, Surgery, Assistive Listening Devices and Hearing Protection Devices * Helpful hints for both those with Hearing Loss and their family and friends
The long-awaited 3rd Edition of this successful book, is a collection of easy-to-read essays about the diagnosis, treatment and management of Ear Diseases and Hearing Disorders. Twenty-four free standing chapters were written by a multidisciplinary group of authors, who are recognized experts in their respective areas.
This book is a must-have resource for anyone considering or involved in a program of study in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, or Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.
Written by members of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) with contributions from a wide range of clinical and academic professionals, this guide is relevant and useful to students who are at any point along the path towards a career in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). This comprehensive guide includes advice for students from the time they are in high school until they graduate with their master's, doctorate, and/or post-doctorate. Providing background on the disciplines, practical advice, and helpful checklists for use during a program of study this resource also includes important information on professional specialty areas, settings, and career options. This survival guide will be an invaluable companion throughout a CSD academic career.
An introductory text on Hearing Sciences, this book includes Auditory, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychoacoustics, and Perception content. Illustrated with over 200 figures, it contains a complete Glossary of terms from the American Standards Institute, a combined subject/author index, and a comprehensive bibliography.
Brimming with more than more than 1,700 references, this reader-friendly and extensively revised 4th Edition will prove invaluable to instructors and students alike-providing a unified approach to the anatomical, physiological, and perceptual aspects of Audition with updated chapters on the latest developments in the field.
Provides the reader with an introduction to the concepts of signals and systems analysis that play a role in the speech and hearing sciences. This book can be used at many levels, from the student who hasn't heard of a spectrum before, to the experienced worker who has only a fuzzy understanding of the notion of an impulse response.