Geriatric Audiology (2nd New edition)

Geriatric Audiology (2nd New edition)

By: Barbara E. Weinstein (editor)Hardback

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A totally up to date reference book for anything which an audiology professional needs to know about how ageing affects the auditory system and how applying this knowledge can optimise rehabilitation outcomes from the fitting of hearing aids. That very much puts it in the category of important reading material! -- BSHAA News Completely revised and updated, Geriatric Audiology, Second Edition is a unique handbook that provides audiologists, speech language pathologists, and doctoral students in audiology with evidence-based, clinical guidance on evaluating and treating hearing loss in older adults. Focusing solely on geriatric audiology, this new edition contains the latest information on the demographics of aging as well as the biological, sociological, and psychological factors that affect geriatric hearing loss and its ramifications. Key features: Includes a new chapter designed to help audiologists and speech language pathologists teach health care professionals about hearing loss diagnosis and management Emphasizes patient-centered hearing health care Contains updated chapters on hearing loss, pure tone and speech findings, hearing aids, and audiologist rehabilitation and counseling for geriatric patients, giving readers comprehensive information on important areas in the specialty Based on Dr. Weinstein's extensive experience in geriatric audiology, this book is an invaluable resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and others involved in the care of elderly patients with hearing, speech, language, voice problems, and other communicative disorders.

About Author

Executive Officer, Clinical Doctoral Programs, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA

Contents

Current Issues in Aging -Demography -Biology -Psychosocial, Legal and Ethical Issues -Health Care Financing The Aging Auditory System -Aging of the Outer, Middle, Inner Ear, Balance Control Systems and Central Auditory and Vestibular Structure -Behavioral Manifestations of Age-related changes within the e -Performance on Electrophysiologic tests: ABR, OAEs and tests of Balance System Function Rehabilitative Considerations -Audiologic Rehabilitation -Principles of Counseling as they Relate to the Older Adult -Hearing Aids, Hearing Assistive Technologies, Cochlear Implants: Considerations for Older Adults Health Care Delivery -Health Promotion Strategies: Evidence-Based Preventive Services for Older Adults -What Health Professionals should know about Hearing loss, Hearing aids and Audiology -Nursing Home Care and Palliative Care - Role of the Audiologist

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604061741
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781604061741
  • weight: 1439
  • ISBN10: 160406174X
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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