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Audiology and Communication Disorders An Overview

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781451132137

ISBN10:
1451132131
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/25/2013
Publisher(s):
LWW

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Summary

Succeed in your audiology course with Audiology and Communication Disorders: An Overview, 2nd Edition.  Using the innovative communication chain model that makes concepts and principles easy-to-understand, this proven book covers structure and function of the auditory system; auditory disorders; audiologic measurement; screening for hearing loss and middle ear status; prosthetic devices for the hearing impaired; and rehabilitation and habilitation for individuals with impaired hearing.  

Boxed learning activities, case study vignettes, and commentaries help you understand audiology concepts and their clinical applications. In addition, you’ll have access to a wide range of online resources including videos and animations that bring concepts alive, a pronunciation glossary, a question bank, labeling exercises, an interactive screening test, an anatomy and physiology image bank, case studies, and audio demos. 

  • Master concepts of audiology through the unique, easy to understand “Communication Chain” approach introduced in the first chapter and used throughout the book.
  • See how the book’s concepts relate to real world issues through Case Study Vignettes that are tied to the communication chain and explicitly outline the professional’s role.
  • Expand your understanding of audiology with Experiment boxes that illustrate concepts through experiments or learning activities; Conceptual Demo boxes that demonstrate concepts using real-world examples; Further Discussion boxes that provide commentary on text concepts; Clinical Applications boxes that discuss current and new tests, procedures, applications, or trends in clinical settings; and Historical Note boxes that highlight the history of a person, equipment, or a concept and their/its effect on audiology.
Enhance your retention of key concepts with Learning Objectives, Key Terms, and Review Questions that build your understanding and challenge you to apply your knowledge.


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