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Introduction to Audiology (with CD-ROM)

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Edition:
10th
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9780205453306

ISBN10:
0205453309
Format:
Paperback w/CD
Pub. Date:
1/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

The leading text for the introduction to hearing and hearing disorders course is now available in a new edition with a valuable new learning CD-ROM! ";This text does a wonderful job of covering a LOT of topic areas in a relatively short, easy-to-read format."; Alison M. Grimes, California State University, San Bernardino and Fullerton ";I would like to compliment the authors on developing, and continuing to refine, a classic book in audiology."; Dr. Carl Crandell, University of Florida ";Introduction to Audiology is exceptionally detailed and complete but can be used to cover any topic an instructor wishes by careful picking and choosing."; Dr. Margaret F. Carlin, University of Southern Mississippi Highlights of the Ninth Edition: Placement of behavioral site-of-lesson testing into a historical note allows room for more detailed discussions of recent objective measures and for new material on licensing/certification, outcome measures, and evidence-based practice. Updated material throughout the text, including a thoroughly revised discussion of the rapidly evolving measures of auditory evoked potentials. Separate discussions of pediatric and adult hearing aid selection/verification and hearing loss management. TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE! CD-ROM provides expanded coverage of many topics, illustrative movies, and much more. Donrs"t Miss These Special Value Pack Options: Research Navigatortrade; for Education Research Navigatortrade; can be your best friend when you're facing a large research project. Especially helpful with the toughest challenge-getting started-Research Navigatortrade; offers a comprehensive, step-by-step walk-through of the research process, along with access to some of the most respected source databases available. Access to Research Navigatortrade;-a $15 value-is FREE when packaged with any new A&B textbook! If your text did not come packaged with Research Navigatortrade;, look for it in your bookstore or visit www.researchnavigator.com today to purchase immediate access. The Career Center Do your students need help transitioning from being a student to becoming a professional? With The Career Center, they can register to receive eight 30-minute career counseling sessions-a total of four hours of career consultant time! The Career Center is designed to address the wide range of preparation and life stages of individuals who are attempting to develop their careers. Qualified career specialists advise students as they establish, or reestablish, themselves in today's competitive global economy. The Career Center-a $25 value-is FREE to your students when you order it packaged with any new Allyn & Bacon textbook. Visit www.ablongman.com/careercenter for more information. Contact your local Allyn & Bacon representative and request special packaging codes to take advantage of these great offers.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Preface xiii
How to Use This Book xv
How to Use the CD-ROM xvii
About the Authors xxi
PART I ELEMENTS OF AUDIOLOGY
1(66)
The Profession of Audiology
3(11)
Learning Objectives
3(1)
The Evolution of Audiology
3(2)
Licensing and Certification
5(1)
Prevalence and Impact of Hearing Loss
5(2)
A Blending of Art and Science
7(1)
Audiology Specialities
8(2)
Employment Settings
10(1)
Professional Societies
10(2)
Summary
12(1)
Study Questions
12(1)
References
12(1)
Suggested Readings
13(1)
The Human Ear and Simple Tests of Hearing
14(11)
Learning Objectives
14(1)
Anatomy and Physicology of the Ear
15(1)
Pathways of Sound
15(2)
Types of Hearing Loss
17(1)
Hearing Tests
17(1)
Tuning Fork Tests
18(4)
Summary
22(1)
Study Questions
23(1)
Suggested Readings
23(2)
Sound and Its Measurement
25(42)
Learning Objectives
25(1)
Sound
26(1)
Waves
26(3)
Vibrations
29(1)
Frequency
30(2)
Resonance
32(1)
Sound Velocity
32(1)
Wavelength
33(1)
Phase
34(1)
Complex Sounds
35(3)
Intensity
38(2)
The Decibel
40(6)
Environmental Sounds
46(1)
Psychoacoustics
47(4)
Impedance
51(1)
Sound Measurement
51(13)
Summary
64(1)
Study Questions
64(1)
References
64(1)
Suggested Readings
64(3)
PART II HEARING ASSESSMENT
67(154)
Pure-Tone Audiometry
69(44)
Learning Objectives
69(1)
The Pure-Tone Audiometer
70(1)
Test Environment
70(4)
The Patient's Role in Manual Pure-Tone Audiometry
74(2)
The Clinician's Role in Manual Pure-Tone Audiometry
76(2)
Air-Conduction Audiometry
78(9)
Bone-Conduction Audiometry
87(3)
Audiogram Interpretation
90(7)
Masking
97(10)
The Audiometric Weber Test
107(2)
Automatic Audiometry
109(1)
Computerized Audiometry
109(1)
Summary
110(1)
Study Questions
110(1)
References
110(2)
Suggested Readings
112(1)
Speech Audiometry
113(35)
Learning Objectives
113(1)
The Diagnostic Audiometer
114(1)
Test Environment
114(1)
The Patient's Role in Speech Audiometry
114(1)
The Clinician's Role in Speech Audiometry
115(1)
Speech-Threshold Testing
116(6)
Masking for SRT
122(3)
Bone-Conduction SRT
125(1)
Most Comfortable Loudness Level
125(1)
Uncomfortable Loudness Level
126(1)
Range of Comfortable Loudness
126(1)
Speech-Recognition Testing
126(14)
Computerized Speech Audiometry
140(1)
Summary
140(4)
Study Questions
144(1)
References
144(2)
Suggested Readings
146(2)
Diagnostic Hearing Tests
148(39)
Learning Objectives
148(1)
Acoustic Immittance
149(9)
Acoustic Reflexes
158(7)
Otoacoustic Emissions
165(3)
Auditory Evoked Potentials
168(13)
A Historical Note
181(2)
Summary
183(1)
Study Questions
184(1)
References
184(1)
Suggested Readings
185(2)
Hearing Tests for Children
187(34)
Learning Objectives
187(1)
Auditory Responses
188(1)
Identifying Hearing Loss in Infants under 3 Months of Age
189(6)
Objective Testing in Routine Pediatric Hearing Evaluation
195(3)
Behavioral Testing of Children from Birth to Approximately 2 Years of Age
198(4)
Behavioral Testing of Children Approximately 2 to 5 Years of Age
202(6)
Language Disorders
208(1)
Auditory Processing Disorders
209(1)
Psychological Disorders
210(1)
Developmental Disabilities
210(1)
Identifying Hearing Loss in the Schools
211(4)
Nonorganic Hearing Loss in Children
215(1)
Summary
216(1)
Study Questions
216(1)
References
216(3)
Suggested Readings
219(2)
PART III HEARING DISORDERS
221(144)
The Outer Ear
223(17)
Learning Objectives
223(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Outer Ear
223(6)
Development of the Outer Ear
229(1)
Hearing Loss and the Outer Ear
229(1)
Disorders of the Outer Ear and Their Treatments
230(8)
Summary
238(1)
Study Questions
238(1)
References
238(1)
Suggested Readings
238(2)
The Middle Ear
240(37)
Learning Objectives
240(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Middle Ear
240(7)
Development of the Middle Ear
247(1)
Hearing Loss and the Middle Ear
247(1)
Disorders of the Middle Ear and Their Treatments
248(25)
Other Causes of Middle-Ear Hearing Loss
273(1)
Summary
274(1)
Study Questions
274(1)
References
274(1)
Suggested Readings
275(2)
The Inner Ear
277(38)
Learning Objectives
277(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Inner Ear
278(12)
Development of the Inner Ear
290(1)
Hearing Loss and Disorders of the Inner Ear
290(1)
Causes of Inner-Ear Disorders
291(21)
Summary
312(1)
Study Questions
312(1)
References
312(2)
Suggested Readings
314(1)
The Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Pathways
315(32)
Learning Objectives
315(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory Nerve and Ascending Auditory Pathways
316(3)
The Descending Auditory Pathways
319(1)
Development of the Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Nervous System
320(1)
Summary of the Auditory Pathways
320(1)
Hearing Loss and the Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Pathways
320(1)
Disorders of the Auditory Nerve
321(8)
Disorders of the Cochlear Nuclei
329(1)
Disorders of the Higher Auditory Pathways
330(3)
Tests for Auditory Processing Disorders
333(9)
Summary
342(1)
Study Questions
343(1)
References
343(3)
Suggested Readings
346(1)
Nonorganic Hearing Loss
347(18)
Learning Objectives
347(1)
Terminology
348(1)
Patients with Nonorganic Hearing Loss
349(1)
Indications of Nonorganic Hearing Loss
350(1)
Performance on Routine Hearing Tests
351(3)
Tests for Nonorganic Hearing Loss
354(6)
Management of Patients with Nonorganic Hearing Loss
360(1)
Summary
361(1)
Study Questions
362(1)
References
362(1)
Suggested Readings
363(2)
PART IV MANAGEMENT OF HEARING LOSS
365(74)
Amplification/Sensory Systems
367(36)
Learning Objectives
367(1)
Hearing Aid Development
368(1)
Hearing Aid Circuit Overview
369(2)
Characteristics of Hearing Aids
371(3)
Binaural Amplification
374(1)
Types of Hearing Aids
375(13)
Selecting Hearing Aids for Adults
388(4)
Selecting Hearing Aids for Children
392(1)
Hearing Aid Acceptance and Orientation
393(2)
Dispensing Hearing Aids
395(1)
Hearing Assistance Technologies
396(4)
Summary
400(1)
Study Questions
400(1)
References
400(2)
Suggested Readings
402(1)
Audiologic Treatment
403(36)
Learning Objectives
403(1)
Patient Histories
404(3)
Referral to Other Specialists
407(4)
Audiologic Counseling
411(6)
Management of Adult Hearing Impairment
417(4)
Management of Childhood Hearing Impairment
421(6)
The Deaf Community
427(1)
Management of Auditory Processing Disorders
428(1)
Management of Tinnitus
429(3)
Hyperacusis
432(1)
Vestibular Rehabilitation
432(1)
Multicultural Considerations
433(1)
Evidence-Based Practice
434(1)
Outcome Measures
435(1)
Summary
435(1)
Study Questions
435(1)
References
436(2)
Suggested Readings
438(1)
Glossary 439(18)
Author Index 457(6)
Subject Index 463


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