- (2013; 1st Edition)A Dictionary of HearingShow details
A Dictionary of Hearing is a comprehensive reference that defines terms used in audiology, ENT, and related areas. This dictionary covers a wide range of terms in audiology and will be very useful to students and professionals in the field of hearing, including audiologists, nurses and doctors, teachers of the deaf, and speech and language therapists.
Contains over 4,000 common and uncommon audiological terms with clear meanings
Includes the etymology of words, providing a historical context for students
Entries have the breadth and depth of definition that students and professionals need
- (2000; 1st Edition)A Pocket Guide to the EarShow details
Diseases of the ear make up a large part of primary practice and can be challenging to diagnose and treat, especially for clinicians whose knowledge and expertise in otology may be limited. Concise and easy-to-read, here is your guide to almost everything that can go wrong with the ears - a brief clinical encyclopedia of ear disease.
This book is based on the author's more than 25 years experience in a thriving ENT practice, and covers everything from proper equipment and examination methods, to anatomy and disorders of each region of the ear. The clear and succinct text is packed with valuable tools you can utilize in daily practice, and cuts through to important truths about ear symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment - information that is not always taught in medical training programs.
Comprehensive: complete and sound advice on nearly every common and rare ear disease seen by primary care physicians
Concise: key facts communicated in 145 pages
Easy-to-read: bold print stresses diagnostic and treatment concepts, and highlighted text emphasizes summary paragraphs and clinically important points
Beautifully produced: over 40 full-color photographs and illustrations
Practical: includes a comprehensive glossary of terms as well as a top ten list of common clinical misjudgments and how to avoid them
Designed to be read from cover to cover, or as a reference when needed, this 145-page book is an essential professional tool - especially at a time when well-trained gatekeepers are crucial to high-quality healthcare. Here is the pocket guide anyone who treats or diagnoses ears and hearing - primary care physicians, family practitioners, pediatricians, otolaryngologists, audiologists, and more - needs to have at their disposal. Residents and students rotating through ENT will be amazed at the wealth of information provided in such a succinct text.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Adult Audiology CasebookShow details
Adult Audiology Casebook is a compendium of key clinical cases designed to help clinicians develop the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully diagnose and treat patients. The cases are written by experts from around the world who share their experiences and expertise in dealing with a range of challenging clinical scenarios. An important classroom resource, the book gives readers expert guidance on providing best practice care in the areas of hearing disorders, the diagnosis of auditory and vestibular disorders, amplification, cochlear implants, hearing assistive technology, and management of tinnitus.
More than 70 adult case reports written by leading clinicians from the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and England
Over 180 color audiograms that help clinicians evaluate hearing sensitivity
Includes a series of questions on each case with thought-provoking answers followed by a summary of the key points on that case
This textbook is essential reading for graduate level audiology students who want to sharpen and enhance their clinical skills. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and speech pathology professors as well as a practical reference for practicing audiologists, otolaryngologists, and ENT residents in their daily practice.
- (2018; 1st Edition)Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and HearingShow details
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing by Bernard Rousseau and Ryan Branski fulfills a growing need for a contemporary resource for students in speech and hearing science training programs. Extending well beyond traditional speech science and human anatomy, this publication encompasses the latest advances in the understanding of human physiology, basic cell functions, biological control systems, and coordinated body functions.
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing includes award-winning anatomic artwork from Thieme's Atlas of Anatomy, adding a rich visual basis to the clinical facets of speech, language, swallowing, hearing, and balance. The book begins with fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology such as embryology and development of speech and hearing mechanisms. The second section details nervous system functions including central and peripheral motor control. The physiology of respiration, phonation, articulation and resonance, hearing, swallowing, and balance are covered in the last six chapters.
Highlighted key terms, review questions, learning objectives, and summaries enable instructors and students to consolidate information
Textboxes and sidebars offer meaningful examples of clinical disorders in a context conducive to applying newly learned concepts
500 high-quality, detailed anatomical illustrations maximize comprehension of anatomical and physiological aspects of speech, language, swallowing, hearing, balance and related functions
Online access to Q&A content and anatomy figures provides labels on/off functionality for interactive study and review
This core textbook is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. The connection between basic and clinical science enables students to maximize learning and apply this new knowledge during clinical placements and externships.
- (2018; 5th Edition)Aphasia and Related Neuorgenic Language DisordersShow details
Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic.
As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders.
A new chapter on neuroanatomical basics features exquisite illustrations
An in-depth look at neurogenic communication disorders from Mayo Clinic provides firsthand insights on treating patients in an acute care hospital setting
Discussion and test questions, case studies, and clinical pearls offer invaluable didactic guidance
A chapter on expanded traumatic brain injury covers blast injuries and multisystem injuries
This is the most comprehensive yet concise resource on aphasia and related disorders available today. New legions of speech language pathology students, residents, course directors, and practitioners will discover a remarkable guide on the treatment of communication disorders.
- (2011; 4th Edition)Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language DisordersShow details
In Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition - world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns.
Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today
Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-study
The most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Assessing and Treatment Dysphagia: A Lifespan PerspectiveShow details
The definitive educational guide on the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the full age continuum
Dysphagia presentation and treatment differs at various stages of life. Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective reflects significant knowledge and pearls from esteemed adult and pediatric swallowing disorders experts. Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa have compiled a book of unique depth and breadth with contributions from communication science experts including speech-language pathologists and physicians. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of swallowing disorders from birth to old age, including clinical, professional, and cultural ethical considerations.
Anatomy and physiology of swallowing, and compensatory, postural, and rehabilitation strategies
Adult and pediatric specific chapters on swallow screenings, clinical evaluations, and technologies such as videofluroscopic, fiberoptic endoscopic, and high-resolution manometry
Pediatric-specific dysphagia related to premature birth, craniofacial syndromes, congenital heart disease, and cerebral palsy
Adult-specific dysphagia related to neurodegenerative disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, esophageal disease, pulmonary disease, and end of life
This is the only textbook on the market featuring complete coverage of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the lifespan. With content following Master's-level course curriculum, this is essential reading for graduate students as well as practicing clinicians in the fields of otolaryngology and speech language pathology.
- (2018; 2nd Edition)Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and DisordersShow details
Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders, Second Edition, is based on the award-winning textbook Atlas of Anatomy and the work of Michael Schuenke, Erik Schulte, and Udo Schumacher. The updated text reflects advances in neuroscience and invaluable insights from Leonard L. LaPointe, one of the foremost teachers and practitioners in the field of brain-based communication disorders today. The book features beautiful illustrations from the recently published second edition of the Schuenke atlases and new content on cognition, higher cortical function, the spinal cord, structural damage, and clinic-pathological effects.
Divided into seven chapters, the book is presented in a logical framework, starting with a concise, illustrated overview of anatomy of the brain and nervous system. This approach ensures mastery of introductory concepts before readers move on to more advanced material. The text covers traditional acquired speech-language conditions such as aphasia and neuromotor speech disorders, cognition and swallowing disorders, communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system.
More than 450 exquisitely rendered full-color illustrations delineate basic anatomy and physiology, multiple visual perspectives, and impacted and interrelated body structures
Descriptive legends and text bridge the gap between neuroanatomic principles and clinical applications
Tables, charts, and concise text clearly detail the role of anatomical structures in normal communication and what happens when they dysfunction
This remarkable atlas is essential reading for graduate and undergraduate students in speech-language pathology, audiology, and communication sciences. It will also greatly benefit clinicians who need to understand the crucial connection between neuroanatomy and functional systems when treating people with communication disorders. It should be on the bookshelf of every practicing clinician or student who deals with brain-based disorders.
- (2011; 1st Edition)Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and DisordersShow details
Focusing on the anatomic concepts that speech-language pathology students must master, Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders is a user-friendly guide to the neural basis of human communication and brain-based disorders. With this book, students will acquire a full understanding of the basic anatomy and physiology of human communication, the neural mechanisms controlling speech, language, cognition and swallowing functions, the anatomic underpinnings of speech/language disorders of the nervous system and related communication impairments, and much more!
An extraordinary, full-color visual library of labeled anatomic illustrations--from Thieme's world-renowned Atlas of Anatomy Series--that makes every concept crystal-clear
Descriptive legends and text that bridge the gap between neuroanatomic principles and clinical applications
A logical framework that begins with a clear, illustrated overview of the anatomy of the brain and nervous system, ensuring mastery of introductory concepts before moving on to more advanced material
An in-depth look at how neuroanatomic structures are integrated into functional and dysfunctional communication systems, with coverage of aphasia, neuromotor speech disorders, impairments caused by traumatic brain and blast injuries, and more
Includes online access via scratch-off code to Thieme's collection of anatomy images on WinkingSkull.com PLUS, featuring nearly 600 full-color illustrations and timed self-tests with immediate feedback to help identify areas for further study
Edited by Dr. Leonard L. LaPointe, one of today's foremost teachers and practitioners in the field of speech-language pathology, this book offers a wealth of high-yield information for use in the classroom, exam preparation, and course review. It is essential for graduate and undergraduate students in speech-language pathology, audiology, and communication sciences, and will be a valued reference for any clinician working to understand the crucial connection between neuroanatomy and functional systems when treating patients with communication disorders.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Audiology Answers for OtolaryngologistsShow details
Significant advances in Audiology during the last few decades have resulted in a wide spectrum of sophisticated treatment options and diagnostic tests. This concise, easily accessible FAQ format addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of the field, providing audiologists, otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology residents and other specialists with a high-yield study guide.
Expert authors answer the "most frequently asked" Audiology questions, enabling quick comprehension of key Audiology concepts.
Topics new to the second edition include multifrequency tympanometry and ototoxic monitoring; while updates cover vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, video head impulse testing, bow and lean tests, current hearing aid technology and wireless accessories, and standards for testing hearing aids.
Two new chapters cover the audiological assessment of pediatric patients and the educational training of audiologists.
More than 130 figures and tables elucidate learning.
This succinct, pocket-sized Audiology guide will greatly benefit Otolaryngology residents with demanding schedules who often struggle preparing for and mastering the challenging Audiology component of the Board exam. The reader-friendly format also provides a quick, go-to reference for ENT practitioners.
- (2010; 1st Edition)Audiology Answers for OtolaryngologistsShow details
In a concise, accessible FAQ format designed to quickly crystallize and reinforce must-know audiology concepts, the expert authors answer the audiology questions most commonly asked by otolaryngology residents.
FAQ format provides rapid access to key information on psychoacoustics, audiometric testing, amplification, and vestibular evaluation
Incisive questions culled from the authors' experience in the clinic
High-quality photographs throughout - depicting equipment and equipment calibration, plus numerous audiograms, charts, and tables - enhance the text
This is an essential Board review resource for otolaryngology residents. It also serves as a quick clinical reference for the busy otolaryngologist, audiologist, or speech language pathologist in daily practice.
- (2018; 3rd Edition)Audiology Practice ManagementShow details
Audiology Practice Management, Third Edition by Brian Taylor, provides new and established audiologists with everything they need to know about running a practice in the 21st century. This new edition offers expert approaches to starting and maintaining a practice in audiology - from technical, legal, and financial daily operations - to new issues like HIPAA compliance, social media considerations, and marketing strategies in the digital age.
Readers will benefit from the collective knowledge and expertise of audiologists and assorted industry experts who share pearls, controversies, and tips on a wide range of topics, including areas of practice not commonly seen in textbooks. Six new chapters cover key topics including basic management principles, clinical education, pricing strategies, entrepreneurial skills, changes in healthcare documentation, and valuation and exit strategy.
The financial aspects of audiology including accounting, coding, reimbursement, and competitive pricing
The delivery of optimal, patient-centered services with discussion of quality improvement, staffing, infection control, and improved amplification acceptance rates
A clinical process perspective on changes in healthcare documentation and how to use SOAP notes
Best practices - from credentialing and contracting - to sales and marketing strategies
Full color figures, flowcharts, and textboxes
This title is part of a three-volume set on Audiology (Diagnosis, Treatment, and Practice Management). Together, these books cover every aspect of audiology, providing a remarkably comprehensive resource - essential reading for doctoral students in audiology and must-have bookshelf references for audiologists.
- (2018; 3rd Edition)Audiology TreatmentShow details
Hearing loss impacts an estimated 360 million people worldwide and may precipitate poorer academic performance, reduced quality of life, decreased social engagement, and increased fatigue. Audiology Treatment, Third Edition by Jason Galster and a cadre of renowned audiology experts, is updated in full color with 180 illustrations and new topics. Pearls, best practices, and pitfalls on the management and treatment of hearing loss reflect significant knowledge gleaned from the authors' collective experience.
The book is a one-stop resource on hearing aids, covering the many scientific aspects of hearing loss and devices, fitting and measuring patients, and methods to ensure optimal performance over time. In-depth chapters cover the treatment of auditory disorders in children to older adults, including assessments, hearing aid coupling, real-ear measurements, and case studies.
Physical properties of hearing aids, verification of acoustic performance, methods of audio signal processing to shape and filter sound, and a detailed introduction to prescription devices
Clinical outcome measures utilizing quality-of-life, costs analyses, and evidence-based methods
The expanded use of cochlear implants in children and adults
Unique topics such as bone-anchored hearing aids, assistive technologies, hearing protection, and management of tinnitus and hyperacusis
This title is part of a three-volume set on Audiology (Diagnosis, Treatment, and Practice Management). Together, these books cover every aspect of audiology, providing a remarkably comprehensive resource - essential reading for doctoral students in audiology and must-have bookshelf references for audiologists.
- (2007; 2nd Edition)Audiology. Diagnosis.Show details
Written by the foremost authorities in the field, Audiology: Diagnosis presents the basic concepts and essential clinical information for diagnosing auditory disorders, otologic diseases, and vestibular dysfunction. The book provides a thorough review of fundamental principles of diagnosis, including the basic procedures, the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, imaging techniques, instrumentation, calibration, and more. It also covers the clinical tests essential for assessing the type and degree of hearing loss and for determining the etiological factors underlying the patient's disorder. Chapters address such important topics as ototoxicity and pharmacology in the audiology practice, and utilizing functional brain imaging and radiologic techniques.
New information on effective methods for neonatal hearing screening, assessment of vestibular disorders, the genetics of hearing loss, and recent advances in testing for auditory processing disorders in children and adults
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: Diagnosis is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Treatment and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with an invaluable resource for each stage of management.
- (2007; 2nd Edition)Audiology. Practice Management.Show details
The new edition of Audiology: Practice Management provides a comprehensive overview of the most important topics for the successful operation of clinics and private practices. Practical guidelines help the reader master the technical, legal, and financial aspects of daily practice, from the fundamentals of HIPAA compliance, to infection control, to marketing strategies, to integrating quality control and quality improvement using the FOCUS-PDCA model. Leading professionals share their knowledge and expertise, providing the reader with recommendations for documentation, training and supervision, day-to-day accounting, managed care, and more.
Numerous examples throughout the book aid comprehension of important concepts
Chapter outlines rapidly acquaint reader with the topics to be discussed, offering a valuable context for reading and review
Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations provide teaching points and useful recommendations
Audiology: Practice Management is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Treatment. This book is an essential reference for audiology students and practicing audiologists, as well as for educators, and other health care practitioners participating in service delivery.
- (2007; 2nd Edition)Audiology. Treatment.Show details
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.
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.
- (2004; 4th Edition)Auditory Disorders in School Children. The Law, Identification, Remediation.Show details
The fourth edition of the classic text on Auditory Disorders in School Children extensively covers techniques for identifying hearing loss in infants and children. Co-authored by leading specialists, the child-centered book provides important information on diagnosis and treatment of mild to severe auditory disorders, including screening and diagnostic testing procedures, hearing aids, cochlear implants, auditory processing disorders and much more. A key section has been added on ''The Audiology Home,'' which explores the possibilities of a family-oriented treatment center to achieve maximum benefit for each child with auditory disorders.
Covers a broad range of disorders, from mild to severe, to maximize your diagnostic capabilities Updated material on cochlear implants and the newest technology used to manage severe deafness
Examines all aspects of hearing loss, such as identification and interpretation, auditory training, amplification devices, and more
Introduces The Audiology Home, an innovative approach to centralizing patient care of infants and children for optimal results
Unique section on applying legal regulations to educational programs
This authoritative text thoroughly examines all the treatment options that are reshaping the future of auditory disorders. It is ideal for students and residents in communication disorders programs, and is an outstanding course book. This highly practical and didactic book belongs on the shelf of all audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and pediatricians.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Auditory Electrophysiology. A Clinical Guide.Show details
Written primarily by audiologists familiar with cutting-edge research in a rapidly changing field, Auditory Electrophysiology provides a fresh perspective on the most current advances and practices in the specialty. Research and clinical information are presented separately to facilitate learning and provide a more practical organization of the material. In addition to clinical applications and case studies, this text includes sections on the foundational science and historical background of auditory evoked potentials as well as clinical practice and management.
Includes case studies written by clinicians who are experts in auditory evoked potentials, helping to highlight clinical applications in the specialty
Discusses how auditory electrophysiology techniques are used in central auditory function testing
Provides practical guidelines on how to write a clinical report, with easy-to-use templates, helping readers quickly master report writing
Contains a chapter on the application of principles of evidence-based practice, to guide clinical technique and analysis of auditory evoked potentials
Ideal as an introduction to the field for graduate students in audiology and ENT residents, Auditory Electrophysiology is also a useful guide for clinicians who want to refresh their skills or add to their practice. It fills a gap in the literature for an up-to-date text and reference on all aspects of auditory evoked potentials.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Auditory Processing Deficits. Assessment and Intervention.Show details
Auditory Processing Deficits is designed to provide readers with key clinical information on APD, an important, growing area of interest in the field of audiology. The book contains the latest guidelines on screening, diagnosis, and intervention of auditory processing deficits and includes key information on related assessment tools and management strategies.
More than 300 high-quality, full-color illustrations help readers understand complex topics
Graphics showing clinical research data aid in comprehension and retention of difficult concepts
Case examples facilitate the synthesis of information from clinical assessments and creation of intervention plans
Each chapter includes a section on future trends that informs readers of upcoming technologies or methodologies that could benefit patients
Written by an experienced authority on APD, with knowledge and experience in three related fields including audiology, speech-language pathology, and teaching for the deaf, this book is an essential clinical guide for graduate students in audiology as well as practicing audiologists.
- (2014; 4th Edition)Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics. Introduction and Transcription Workbook.Show details
A revised edition of a classic introductory phonetics guide and workbook.
For years both students and instructors have found that the key to mastering phonetics is careful listening and extensive transcription practice. This new edition combines Calvert's descriptive phonetics text and Calvert's workbook into one updated, user-friendly guide to phonetics and transcription. The book contains a wealth of phonetics exercises as well as online access to additional material for practice outside the classroom.
Includes the most up-to-date information on dialect and applied phonetics
Concept questions at the end of each chapter help students integrate previously learned and new material
Extensive listening exercises facilitate mastery of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
Phonetic transcription drills give students practice in both listening and transcription
This book is an excellent study tool and clinical review of basic phonetics for all students in speech language pathology and audiology.
- (2008; 2nd Edition)Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech DisordersShow details
Bringing together the expertise of leading research practitioners in the field, the second edition of Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders is an up-to-date reference for the underlying theory and the basic principles of assessment and treatment. This book provides a solid foundation in the conceptual framework essential for classifying and differentiating disorders according to clinical categories. It covers the theory underlying measurement strategies including acoustic, kinematic, aerodynamic, and electromyographic techniques, and guides the reader through treatments for each disorder.
New in this edition is a comprehensive section with in-depth coverage of the diseases, syndromes, and pathologic conditions which are accompanied by sensorimotor speech disorders. These chapters provide concise descriptions of the disease and its signs and symptoms, neuropathology, epidemiology, and etiology. Each chapter goes on to present the speech impairment associated with the disorder and its signs and symptoms, etiology, neuropathology, associated cognitive, linguistic, and communicative signs and symptoms, special diagnostic considerations, treatment, and key references.
Clear articulation of theoretical issues provides a strong foundation for the clinical management of the dysarthrias, apraxia, and speech problems secondary to hearing loss
New chapter on neurogenic fluency disorders
Extensive discussion of neuropathologic conditions that cause sensorimotor speech disorders
- (2014; 4th Edition)Clinical OtologyShow details
Clinical Otology, Fourth Edition, is a detailed, contemporary review of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with otologic and related disorders. It addresses basic science, the clinical application of therapeutics in otology, and current research, and is designed to help physicians make the best decisions in managing the care of their patients.
New chapters on molecular genetic diagnostics, contemporary management of external and internal hearing devices, and vestibular and audiologic neuro diagnostics
More than 150 high-quality, color illustrations clarify key concepts presented in the text
Covers the current clinical application of genetics and contemporary testing for hearing loss
All otolaryngologists -- head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and residents seeking to optimize patient care should have this up-to-date reference in their medical library.
- (2014; 3rd Edition)Cochlear ImplantsShow details
Cochlear Implants, Third Edition, has been completely revised to include the most up-to-date information on the clinical and translational sciences related to this rapidly evolving technology. It contains chapters on the latest developments in the field, including those in: genetics, neuroplasticity, expanding criteria for implantation, the application of implant technology to tinnitus and vestibular issues, music perception, and intraoperative monitoring.
Covers basic techniques as well as new concepts and areas of expansion, making it appropriate for beginners as well as experienced practitioners
Includes information on the latest advancements in cochlear implant programming concepts
Written by experts in the field who are spearheading advancements in cochlear implant technology
This book will be a valuable reference for otolaryngologists head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurotologists, speech pathologists, and all professionals involved in the design and usage of cochlear implants as well as an essential text for audiology students.
- (2008; 1st Edition)Digital Hearing AidsShow details
Digital Hearing Aids is an essential reference for information about the latest innovations in digital hearing aid technology. Concise descriptions and easy-to-reference tables and diagrams enable the reader to rapidly gain a solid understanding of digital signal processing, including such important topics as adaptive acoustic directionality, adaptive noise reduction, adaptive feedback cancellation, and sound classification. The book is divided into three main sections, with the first section providing an overview of foundational concepts, the second section presenting detailed analysis of state-of-the-art processing techniques, and the third section describing specific technical aspects of digital processing.
Each chapter opens with a brief overview of topics and questions, rapidly orienting the reader with the scope of the material presented
Mathematical examples in the third section of the book allow the reader to work through practical calculations, comprehend the nuts and bolts of the processing schemes, and understand the benefits and limitations of each
More than 170 illustrations and diagrams aid the comprehension of key concepts
This handbook is ideal for audiologists, otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists, and for other professionals involved in the applications of digital signal processing.
- (2000; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing DisordersShow details
In the 10 years since Dr. Langmore pioneered and described endoscopic technique for evaluating pharyngeal swallowing function, the use of FEES (flexible endoscopy) has grown exponentially. The procedure is used throughout the world, with workshops held to sold-out attendance; demand for training materials continues unabated.
Now there is one book that comprehensively covers the role of endoscopy in the assessment and treatment of oropharyngeal dysphagia. Written in step-by-step detail by the creator of the technique, the book gives you all the information you need to implement FEES in your practice. It offers valuable comparisons to other imaging tools, especially fluoroscopy, showing how this portable technique is n the most efficient and cost-effective for patients who cannot easily be transported to a hospital.
Comprehensive review of anatomy/physiology of oral & pharyngeal musculature
Provides FEES protocol sheets for complete how-to instruction Shows how to score a
FEES examination, & possible abnormal findings Demonstrates the use of endoscopy in
a wide range of populations infants, children, and geriatric patients, and those
with head and neck cancer Lays out rehabilitative & compensatory techniques for each
dysphagia problem Summarizes safety data from the three largest clinical studies
ever undertaken Includes dozens of best practice case studies
- (2015; 4th Edition)Essentials of AudiologyShow details
Now in a more user-friendly format, with a four-color design, this new edition includes the latest scientific and clinical knowledge to give audiology students a solid understanding of core audiologic concepts. Every essential topic in audiology, from acoustics and anatomy to auditory disorders and hearing loss, is covered in this book.
Covers new technology for electrophysiological assessment as well as bone-anchored hearing aids and cochlear implants
Expanded discussion of management techniques, now in two separate chapters
More than 300 exquisite full-color illustrations
Questions and answers at the end of each chapter for study and review of essential topics
Extensive bibliography with references to current literature
- (2012; 2nd Edition)Geriatric AudiologyShow details
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.
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.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Handbook of Acoustic Accessibility. Best Practices for Listening, Learning, and Literacy in the Classroom.Show details
Written and edited by renowned leaders in the field, Handbook of Acoustic Accessibility focuses on the acoustic conditions, therapies, and technologies that assist audiologists and teachers of hearing-impaired students in making the speech signal audible, undistorted, and accessible.
Covering topics that range from acoustic measurements in the classroom to American Academy of Audiology clinical practice guidelines for Hearing Assistance Technology (HAT), this book reflects current practices and technologies that are designed to maximize the availability of classroom speech signals.
Discusses the importance of making speech accessible for auditory-linguistic brain development and how acoustic accessibility impacts listening, learning, and literacy
Uses graphics and charts to make difficult acoustic concepts easily understandable
Includes the latest information on desirable acoustic standards
Contains cutting edge information on technologies such as smart phone apps for use in making acoustic measurements and audio distribution systems
This concise, comprehensive reference is designed to be the go-to guide for busy audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and teachers of hearing-impaired students who need practical information for achieving acoustic accessibility.
- (2011; 1st Edition)Hearing Conversation. In Occupational, Recreational, Educational, and Home Settings.Show details
According to the National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health, approximately 30 million employees are exposed to dangerous noise levels at work and an additional nine million workers are at risk for hearing loss from other ototoxins such as metals and solvents. Millions of children and young adults are also at risk for noise-induced hearing loss in non-occupational settings.
Hearing Conservation: In Occupational, Recreational, Education, and Home Settings is the most current text to cover all major topics related to noise-induced hearing loss, including the military, construction, manufacturing, mining, transportation, the music industry, the home environment, education settings, and recreational arenas. From the underlying principles of hearing loss to audiometric testing procedures to assessment of hearing conservation programs, this book is packed with information for audiologists and other members of the interdisciplinary team who provide hearing conservation services for at-risk groups.
Many examples of audiometric data, that enhance understanding of all types of hearing impairment, test procedures, and standard threshold shift calculations
Protocols for comprehensive audiological, tinnitus, and auditory processing evaluations
Clinical pathways and follow-up action steps when a standard threshold shift is confirmed, including decisions about worker compensation in occupational settings
Assessment of the effectiveness of a wide range of hearing conservation programs and correction of deficiencies, along with training, educational, and motivational techniques
The most current information about hearing protection and enhancement devices, related regulations, selection and fitting, and training workers in how to use them for optimal results
Comprehensive in scope, easily accessible, and useful to both clinicians and investigators, Hearing Conservation: In Occupational, Recreational, Education, and Home Settings is essential for audiologists, occupational hearing conservationists, otolaryngologists, internists, occupational nurses, noise control engineers, and any other practitioner who plays a role in developing, implementing, and maintaining hearing conservation measures. It is also an excellent text for graduate level audiology courses in hearing conservation.
- (2010; 1st Edition)Laryngeal Evaluation: Indirect Laryngoscopy to High-Speed Digital ImagingShow details
This comprehensive, full-color reference provides a thorough overview of the most recent advances in laryngeal imaging technology combined with all of the information readers need to interpret findings and successfully manage patients with voice disorders.
After a solid introduction to laryngeal anatomy and physiology, separate sections cover the entire spectrum of laryngeal imaging systems. The authors place special emphasis on the interpretation of abnormal vibratory characteristics through practical discussion of the differential diagnosis of specific abnormalities and the impact of various types of laryngeal pathology on the vocal cords. The accompanying DVD features high-quality video clips of vocal fold vibration that clearly demonstrate every pathology and evaluation technique cited in the text. Each clip is cross-referenced to a specific location in the book for maximum accessibility.
In-depth coverage of the indications and limitations of flexible laryngoscopy, videostroboscopy, and high-speed imaging
66 video clips of actual examinations - plus an appendix that contains a complete description and interpretation of each clip
284 full color images, including endoscopic views of the larynx and photographs that demonstrate how to perform examinations
Multiple perspectives from renowned speech language pathologists and otolaryngologists on how to interpret findings and determine treatment options
Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts, this book will help speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, and trainees in those specialties acquire the necessary skills to enable them to expand their practices to incorporate laryngeal imaging procedures in the clinical setting.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Laryngeal Function and Voice Disorders: Basic Science to Clinical PracticeShow details
The definitive evidence-based resource on the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders
Laryngeal Function and Voice Disorders: Basic Science to Clinical Practice by renowned experts Christopher Watts and Shaheen Awan focuses on the latest developments in the assessment and management of voice disorders. New ASHA practice recommendations are included in accessible, digestible, and didactic content. This unique multimedia resource merges historical facts and experiential understanding with recent advances in scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice patterns.
The book includes discussion of the anatomical, physiological, acoustic, aerodynamic, and imaging science informing the understanding of vocal function in normal and disordered states. Major technical components of voice evaluation are covered, including perceptual analyses, acoustic analyses, aerodynamic analyses, and laryngeal visualization.
Case studies reinforce evidence-based approaches, clinical relevance, and practical applications
Discussion of laryngeal disorders, laryngeal evaluations, laryngeal endoscopy and stroboscopy, and voice rehabilitation
Voice and airway impairment evaluations, diagnostic and treatment processes, and options available to speech-language pathologists
Guidance on collaborating with medical specialists, in particular otolaryngologists
Videos and sound files aid in the understanding of the perceptual and acoustic components of voice evaluation
This highly practical reference is a must have for upper-level undergraduate students in communication sciences, graduate students in speech language pathology, and practicing health care professionals. Otolaryngology and neurology residents and physical therapy doctoral candidates will also find this resource beneficial.
- (2006; 1st Edition)Medical Otology and Neurotology. A Clinical Guide to Auditory and Vestibular Disorders.Show details
This timely book reflects trends in managing patients with inner ear disease through medical means rather than through surgical treatment. Covering the clinical applications of cutting-edge research, including regenerative medicine for inner ear disease, inner ear perfusion treatments, vestibular rehabilitation for balance retraining, and the use of cochlear implants, this text keeps you abreast of the latest advances and information in the field. You will learn how to diagnose and manage peripheral auditory and vestibular disorders, central vestibular disorders, disorders of the facial nerve, and more. The authors offer insights into the genetics of hearing loss and immune-mediated inner ear disease that help illuminate the underlying principles needed to understand, diagnose and treat dysfunction.
Reviews the fundamental concepts, evaluation and management techniques of inner ear disease and disorders including tinnitus and dysfunction of the Eustachian tube
Presents different treatment options based on underlying disease as opposed to symptomatic treatments
Discusses the audiometric, vestibular, and laboratory tests that guide the clinician through the early stages of patient care
Covers the recent advances in inner ear fluids dynamics and the genetics of hearing loss to provide a more complete understanding of disease and dysfunction
Clinicians in the early stages of their careers as well as experts in the field will find the book an excellent reference for clinical and rehabilitation management, as well as for knowledge in the basic and advanced auditory and vestibular sciences and medicine.
- (2016; 3rd Edition)Medical Speech-Language Pathology. A Practitioner's GuideShow details
The updated edition of this classic is essential for all practitioners and advanced students. The editors artfully synthesize the pathology of voice, speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with practical guidance. Insightful viewpoints and viable solutions are provided for patient management issues including neurological and physical challenges, surgical implications, and medical ethics, in the context of the continuum of health care settings.
The underlying causes of communication and swallowing impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy.
New chapters are devoted to:
Motor speech disorders
Education for medical speech-language pathologists
Pediatric traumatic brain injury
End of life communication and swallowing disorders
- (2007; 3rd Edition)Otoacoustic Emissions. Clinical Applications.Show details
The new edition of the best-selling Otoacoustic Emissions: Clinical Applications provides a thorough review of the complex physiology of the ear and clinical applications of the latest research on otoacoustic emissions. The book features new chapters on such important topics as middle ear function enhanced by reflectance measurements and the use of otoacoustic emissions as a preclinical measure of susceptibility to hearing loss.
Accompanying the book is a CD-ROM developed by Dr. David Kemp, Ph.D., which contains animations, movies, and interviews. The CD-ROM serves as an indispensable aid to both teaching and reviewing key concepts.
From physiological phenomena to diagnostic and clinical applications, this book is a complete reference on otoacoustic emissions that will provide graduates in audiology and residents in otolaryngology and otology with all the essential information needed for research and professional practice.
- (2012; 2nd Edition)Outcomes in Speech-Language PathologyShow details
Based on the pioneering work of Carol C. Frattali, Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition provides readers with a focused, comprehensive review of current policies, principles, and practices pertaining to outcome measurement in speech-language pathology with particular emphasis on healthcare. It is a unique text that covers outcomes in speech-language pathology practices within the context of contemporary issues across work settings that include clinical practice, applied clinical research, and graduate education.
The only text that specifically focuses on outcome measurement in speech-language pathology
Major themes from the first edition are revisited in light of the impact of contemporary issues and shifts in emphasis in outcomes, including:
The prominence of the WHO-ICF as a conceptual model for intervention
The impact of public policies and federal mandates
Emphasis on value-based, cost-effective clinical healthcare services
Growing transparency in organizational performance in accreditation processes
The weight currently placed on patient satisfaction and patient-reported outcomes
Outcomes assessment across stakeholders in school settings
Challenges and revised perspectives on the application of evidence-based practice
Increasing demand for applied effectiveness research to inform clinical practices
Renewed reliance on single subject experimental designs in SLP intervention research and the application of N=1 research designs to clinical practice
The growing emphasis on outcomes in graduate clinical education and supervision as well as in higher education
Directors and managers of clinical speech-language pathology programs in healthcare settings as well as clinical staff and supervisors will find this book to be a valuable desk reference and graduate students will use it as a key resource in the course of their studies.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Patient and Family-Centered Speech-Language Pathology and AudiologyShow details
A how-to-guide on providing an evidence-based, patient- and family-centered care service in speech-language pathology and audiology
Patient and family-centered care is a vital component of improving treatment satisfaction and measurable success. Patient and Family-Centered Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology focuses on teaching speech-language pathology and audiology students how to develop and incorporate this model into everyday practice. Carly Meyer, Nerina Scarinci, Louise Hickson, and an impressive array of international authors share personal experiences and pearls that prepare students with both scientific evidence and practical information for implementation. The content reflects a cross-collaborative approach, with contributions from speech-language pathologists and audiologists, as well as other health professionals including psychologists and occupational therapists.
Professional topics including preparation and planning for patient- and family-centered care in the practice setting, needs assessments, multidisciplinary collaboration, and cultural and linguistic diversity
Real-life cases, description of evidence-based patient outcomes, and firsthand insights included in each chapter
Learning objectives, boxed features such as student activities and helpful tips, questions for consideration, and end of chapter summaries enhance retention and integration of knowledge
29 video case examples that include interviews with patients, families, and clinicians, as well as demonstrations of patient- and family-centered care in action
- (2013; 1st Edition)Pediatric Audiologic Rehabilitation. From Infancy to Adolescence.Show details
Pediatric Audiologic Rehabilitation presents evidence-based information on the clinical and educational management of children with hearing loss who are learning spoken language from infancy through adolescence. It provides students, clinicians, and teachers with the latest practical procedures and techniques for developing auditory and spoken language skills across a broad spectrum of ages and developmental stages.
Includes practical, realistic case examples that illustrate the application of audiologic rehabilitation techniques
Provides various clinical models of audiologic rehabilitation used by well-known leaders in the field
Contains a collection of strategies that practitioners can use to guide parents in their child's spoken language development
May be used to prepare for certification exams in audiology and speech-language pathology that include a component on audiologic rehabilitation
This book is a practical resource that brings together current information on auditory and spoken language development from infancy to adolescence, and it will be a valuable addition to the library of practicing clinicians, students, and teachers in the field of audiologic rehabilitation.
- (2011; 1st Edition)Pediatric Audiology CasebookShow details
Pediatric Audiology Casebook bridges the gap between content knowledge and clinical application in an accessible manner that will enable readers to put learned theory into active practice by engaging them inproblem-based learning. This compendium of key cases is an excellent choice for the classroom, covering everything from basic and complex diagnostic cases, to hearing aid technology, vestibular issues, and the management of auditory development. Each case is consistently organized, beginning withthepatient's clinical history and audiologic testing. The authors then pose a series of evaluative questions to the reader, followed by carefully considered, thought-provoking answers designed to foster understanding. Cases close with a discussion of the definitive diagnosis, recommended treatment options, and the final outcome.
69 highly relevant cases cover a wide variety of common and uncommon clinical scenarios
All cases follow a consistent, user-friendly format, guiding the reader from assessment and diagnosis through treatment and outcome
Incisive discussion questions provide a critical lens for clinical evaluation
Over 50 audiograms are accompanied by a universal reference key to facilitate ease-of-use
This textbook is essential reading for the graduate level audiology student on his or her quest to become a thoughtful and effective diagnostician. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and SLP professors, as well as a practical reference for clinicians in their daily practice. This text is also useful for SLPs who work with children with hearing loss, as well as for pediatricians and otolaryngologists.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and ManagementShow details
The definitive educational resource on the clinical management of hearing disorders in children
Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, Third Edition is fully updated with cutting edge topics reflecting the latest advances in the field. New chapters include hearing and vestibular issues in children, state-of-the-art testing methods for neonates, and longitudinal studies on cochlear implant technology. Renowned experts Jane R. Madell, Carol Flexer and rising stars Jace Wolfe and Erin C. Schafer provide meticulous discussion on all aspects of pediatric audiology—from underlying pathology and testing to medical, therapeutic, and surgical treatments. Pearls and best practices from a cadre of esteemed experts focus on achieving optimal patient outcomes.
Thirty-seven chapters organized by four sections: Hearing Loss: Essential Information, Diagnosing Hearing Disorders in Infants and Children, Hearing Access Technologies for Infants and Children, and Educational and Clinical Management of Hearing Loss in Children
Detailed clinical discussion of pediatric audiologic test protocols and the selection and management of technologies
The neurophysiology of reading impairment — from theory to management
Closed caption videos provide hands-on guidance on clinical testing techniques
This richly illustrated edition is essential reading for graduate students in audiology, a robust resource for professors and audiologists who teach and mentor these students, and a go-to field guide for practicing clinicians. Paired with Pediatric Audiology Casebook, this dynamic duo is a must-have reference for trainee and veteran audiologists alike.
- (2013; 2nd Edition)Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and ManagementShow details
Written by pioneering experts in the field, this updated and expanded edition of Pediatric Audiology focuses on the practical application of audiology principles and protocols that audiologists and graduate students need to master. It features new chapters on vestibular testing of children, bone anchored hearing aids, and interpretation of audiologic test results, as well as describing in detail the red flags that audiologists should know to identify and manage the barriers to a childs optimal auditory development.
Videos with closed captioning, available online on Thiemes MediaCenter, demonstrate the clinical testing techniques discussed in the book
Detailed explanations of test protocols enable audiologists and otolaryngologists to use audiologic data to make thoughtful and effective management decisions for infants and children with hearing loss
Step-by-step guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hearing and balance disorders give students practical information they need and help practitioners accurately evaluate patients
Graduate students in audiology will read this text cover to cover and practicing audiologists will frequently refer to it in their daily practice.