Clinical Management of Children With Cochlear Implants

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-03-01
  • Publisher: Plural Pub Inc

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House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, CA. Addresses clinical assessment, case management, medical and surgical practices, mapping, and educational guidelines for clinical management of children with cochlear implants. Topics include acoustic amplification, vestibular assessment, and auditory brainstem implants in children. For practitioners. Softcover. DNLM: Cochlear Implantation.

Author Biography

Dr. Eisenberg, PhD, is an audiologist and scientist in the Division of Communication and Auditory Neuroscience at the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles. She is a Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Southern California, where she also is a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program. Prior to entering doctoral studies in 1986, Dr. Eisenberg spent ten years at the House Ear Institute working on projects related to first-generation cochlear implants and the auditory brainstem implant. She received her PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the City University of New York Graduate School and went to the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1990 for a postdoctoral fellowship, where she subsequently joined the faculty in the School of Medicine. Dr. Eisenberg returned to the House Ear Institute in 1996 as a scientist, investigating pediatric hearing loss and auditory perception in the Children's Auditory Research and Evaluation Center.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Cochlear Implants in children: Historical Perspectives and Personal Reflectionsp. 1
Clincal Management of Cochlear Implants in Children: An Overviewp. 17
Acoustic Amplification for Infants and Children: Selection, Fitting, and Managementp. 35
Bilateral Cochlear Implants in Childrenp. 59
Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Surgical Aspectsp. 85
Programming Pediatric Cochlear Implant Systemsp. 113
Electrically Evoked Auditory Potentials: Clinical Applicationsp. 133
Vestibular Assessmentp. 157
Assessment of Auditory Speech-Perception Capacityp. 189
Assessing Spoken Word Recognition in Children with Cochlear Implantsp. 217
The Speech-Language Specialist on the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Teamp. 251
Prelexical Infant Scale Evaluation: From Vocalization to Audition in Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Infantsp. 325
Psychological Consideration in Pediatric Cochlear Implantationp. 369
Outcomes in Cochlear Implanation: Assessment of Quality of Life Impact and Economic Evaluation of the Cochlear Implantp. 413
Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Babiesp. 435
Educational Considerations: From Listening to Literacyp. 495
Empowering Families of Children with Cochlear Implants: Implications for Early Intervention and Language Developmentp. 513
Working with Children from Lower SES Families: Understanding Health Disparitiesp. 555
Cochlear Implantation in Children with Multiple Disabilitiesp. 573
Clinical Management of Children with "Auditory Neuropathy"p. 633
Auditory Brainstem Implants in Childrenp. 655
Indexp. 663
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