- (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.
- (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.
- (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.
- (2010; 1st Edition)Laryngeal Evaluation. Indirect Laryngoscopy to High-Speed Digital Imaging.Show 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.
- (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; 2nd Edition)Vertigo and Disequilibrium. A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management.Show details
This updated edition provides a comprehensive basis for understanding, identifying, and treating the underlying multifactorial etiologies of dizziness and imbalance. Vertigo is a common malady for which patients seek treatment, yet the vestibular system and its associated disorders are often misunderstood. This book effectively demystifies this topic, with clinical pearls and knowledge from foremost experts in the field.
The first six chapters cover procuring a thorough patient history, examination techniques, computerized testing, radiological studies, surgical anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system, and laboratory testing. Subsequent chapters concisely detail the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies such as Meniere's disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, labyrithinitis, superior semicircular canal dehisence syndrome, and unilateral peripheral vestibulopathy.
Covers the full age continuum - from congenital and pediatric vestibular disorders - to balance conditions associated with aging
Highlights the most common pathologies such as BPPV, as well as fairly rare diseases like Mal de Debarquement syndrome and perilymph fistulas
Discusses the impact of alcohol, migraines, and allergies on the vestibular system and the intrinsic roles they play in causing dizziness
New insights on medications, rehabilitation, and the use of implantable vestibular devices
Expanded video library provides guidance on testing modalities, visual disturbances, nystagmus patterns, and specific disorders
Physicians who read this authoritative guide will gain knowledge that is essential for optimal management of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium. It is an invaluable resource for otolaryngologists, as well as neurologists, physical therapists, internists, geriatricians, family practitioners, audiologists, and even cardiologists.
- (2008; 1st Edition)Vertigo and Disequilibrium. A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management.Show details
This is a highly practical reference for diagnosing and managing some of the most common complaints in the otolaryngology patientvertigo, disequilibrium, and dizziness. This carefully organized reference begins by presenting descriptions of time-tested examination techniques, laboratory tests, and the imaging studies necessary for an accurate diagnosis. The book then addresses the various diseases causing these complaints, including Meniere's disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, labyrinthitis, migraine-induced vestibulopathy, and more, with concise explanations of medical, surgical, and therapeutic treatment options available.
An accompanying DVD features high-quality videos of key examination tests, such as ENG, Hallpike positioning, and Epley's maneuver. The videos document the numerous nystagmus patterns caused by various central pathologies and peripheral vestibulopathies, providing an exceptional tool for learning how to recognize eye movements to confirm a diagnosis.