Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology: Illustrated is an invaluable resource with over 7,000 terms integral to the profession, practice, and science of Audiology. Concise, current, and accessible, this edition is a response to the expansion of information and technology that has occurred in the field of Audiology over the past few years.
Useful illustrations and tables enrich the definitions and a wealth of appendices round out this handy desktop reference. Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology: Illustrated is a must-have for Audiologists and professionals in the Communication Sciences.
Following the immense success of the Audiologists' Desk Reference, Volume I: Diagnostic Audiology Principles, Procedures, and Protocols, the 2nd volume continues to be an indispensable aid to Audiologists.
It offers the most up-to-date information available on how best to implement findings once a diagnosis has been made. Coverage includes essential principles of Audiologic Habilitation & Rehabilitation, Hearing Conservation, and Correction, as well as Billing & Reimbursement Issues and a comprehensive guide to Medical & Audiology Terminology.
Written by foremost authorities in the field, Audiology: Diagnosis presents the basic concepts and essential clinical information for diagnosing Auditory Disorders, Otologic Diseases, and Vestibular Dysfunction. The book provides a thorough review of fundamental principles of diagnosis, including the basic procedures, the anatomy and physiology of the Auditory System, imaging techniques, instrumentation, calibration, and more.
It also covers the clinical tests essential for assessing the type and degree of hearing loss and for determining the etiological factors underlying the patient's disorder. Chapters address such important topics as ototoxicity and pharmacology in the audiology practice, and utilizing functional brain imaging and radiologic techniques.
Audiology: Diagnosis is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Treatment and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide Audiologists and students in graduate programs with an invaluable resource for each stage of management.
Disorders of the Auditory System covers both classic as well as new disorders of the Auditory System and reflects the combined efforts of renowned Audiologists and Otologists.
Perhaps for the first time, both the Audiological and Medical aspects of Auditory Dysfunction associated with disorders of the Peripheral and Central Auditory System will be covered in one text. This book provides numerous insightful case studies that will provide informative reading for professionals in the fields of Audiology, Otology and Neurology.
Counseling in Audiologic Practice is designed to guide the practicing Audiologist or the Audiology student in the mastery of counseling skills to meet the needs of patients and families suffering from Hearing Loss.
The text examines the range of emotions experienced by parents following the diagnosis of Pediatric Hearing Loss as well as the less recognized emotional impact accompanying Adult Hearing Loss. Discussion based upon counseling theory reveals the variety of dynamics within Audiologists' interactions with patients to help clinicians more completely address the personal adjustment/support counseling needs of individuals, families, and groups as well as those approaching audiologic services from within the context of a culturally divergent background.
This volume is designed as a primer for graduate students or a reference text for Audiologists who are contemplating moves to independent practices or management careers.
The book comprises 20 chapters, each covering a specific topic that private practitioners and practice managers will encounter as they develop and direct Audiology practices. The chapters are arranged to reflect the sequence in which the topics are encountered in real life.