From the principles of hearing aid instrumentation, selection, and fitting, to the medical and surgical management of ear diseases and hearing disorders, to the rehabilitation of the patient with hearing loss, the new edition of Audiology: Treatment is an invaluable, up-to-date resource for the latest approaches to treating hearing disorders. Organized into two main sections, the book begins by guiding the reader through the principles of treatment and then presents important applications for the clinical setting.
Features: -Insights from respected experts in the field -New chapters on the numerous advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; the importance of outcome measures in validating the performance of amplification; treatment options for patients with processing disorders; new signals for real ear measures; and the use of fully implantable devices -Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed -Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care Audiology: Treatment is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with a complete compendium of information on optimizing patient care.
Executive Director EmeritusUTD/Callier Center for Communication DisordersDallas, TX
Principles of Treatment 1. Hearing Aid Instrumentation and Procedures for Electroacoustic Testing 2. Earhooks, Tubing, Earmolds, and Shells 3. Real-Ear Measures 4. Hearing Instrument Selection and Fitting in Children 5. Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting in Adults 6. Outcome Measures in the Fitting of Hearing Aids 7. Recent Approaches to Fitting Linear and Nonlinear Hearing Aids 8. Counseling for Diagnosis and Management of Auditory Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adults Applications in Treatment 9. Medical and Surgical Management of Middle Ear Disorders 10. Medical and Surgical Treatment of Sensorineural Hearing Loss 11. Treatment Options for Patients with Processing Disorders 12. Counseling and Orientation Toward Amplification 13. Implantable Hearing Aids 14. Cochlear Implants in Children 15. Cochlear Implants in Adults 16. Audiological Rehabilitation Intervention Services for Adults with Acquired Hearing Impairment 17. Hearing Assistive Technology 18. Room Acoustics for Listeners with Normal Hearing and Hearing Impairment 19. Vestibular Rehabilitation 20. Hearing Protection 21. Tinnitus: Its Mechanisms and Treatment