- Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency (2022; 4th Edition)
A student-friendly resource on stuttering and related fluency disorders by a who's who of global experts
Stuttering and Related Disorders of Fluency, Fourth Edition honors the philosophy that discoveries of the past are the bedrock of the present and the inspiration for future explorations—in this context—the nature and treatment of stuttering. Initially developed over 30 years ago, the first two editions were edited by the late Richard F. Curlee and the third edition was co-edited by Richard F. Curlee and Edward G. Conture. The latest edition, co-edited by Patricia M. Zebrowski, Julie D. Anderson, and Edward G. Conture, brings together contemporary insights and a multinational perspective from 44 world-class academicians, clinicians, and researchers in the field of stuttering and related disorders.
The book is organized into six sections and 17 chapters, with the first section describing basic facts and theories. The second section covers genetic, neural, linguistic, cognitive, and physiological factors. The third section features three dedicated chapters on the diagnosis of preschool-age children, school-age children, and adolescents and adults. The fourth section discusses treatment guidelines with three chapters organized by the same age demographics, while the fifth section covers language and phonological, bilingual and multicultural, and pharmacological considerations for treatment. The sixth, and last, section provides guidance on cluttering and acquired stuttering—from causes and symptoms to diagnosis and treatment.
Up-to-date, reader-friendly text is ideal for students with no or limited background or experience in the nature and treatment of stuttering and related fluency disorders
Comprehensive content covering all relevant aspects of stuttering in diverse populations across the lifespan, including etiology, development, diagnosis, and treatment
Contributions from a diverse group of top scholars and practitioners from the United States, Canada, Western Europe, and Australia
This text is essential reading for upper-class undergraduates and early-stage graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. It also provides an invaluable classroom tool for instructors teaching basic courses on this subject and is a helpful sourcebook for researchers investigating stuttering and related fluency disorders.
- Tinnitus Treatment: Clinical Protocols (2022; 2nd Edition)
The quintessential clinical guide for audiologists on tinnitus and hyperacusis patient management
Since publication of the first edition in 2005, new developments have impacted the treatment paradigm for tinnitus, such as sensory meditation and mindfulness. Tinnitus Treatment: Clinical Protocols, Second Edition, by world-renowned tinnitus experts and distinguished authors Richard S. Tyler and Ann Perreau provides comprehensive background information, up-to-date strategies, essential tools, and online supplementary materials grounded in years of clinical experience and research. It fills a gap in graduate education and available materials to empower audiologists to effectively treat patients suffering from bothersome to severely debilitating symptoms associated with tinnitus or hyperacusis.
The textbook includes 15 chapters, starting with three chapters on tinnitus models, treatment approaches, and self-treatment options. The next three chapters summarize counseling approaches for audiologists and psychologists, including introduction of the three-track psychological counseling program for managing tinnitus. Chapters 7 and 8 discuss the use of hearing aids in patients with hearing loss-related tinnitus and sound therapy using wearable devices. Chapter 9 covers smartphone apps for tinnitus assessment, management, and education and wellness, including discussion of limitations. The last six chapters provide guidance on tinnitus management topics including treating children, implementing outcome measures, hyperacusis treatment, and future directions.
New relaxation/distraction tactics including meditation, mindfulness, guided imagery, biofeedback, progressive muscle relaxation, art and music therapy, exercise, and exploration of new hobbies
Treatment guidance for patients with tinnitus associated with Meniere's disease, vestibular schwannoma, unilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss, and middle ear myoclonus
Discussion and research-based evidence covering Internet-delivered self-help treatment strategies
New supplemental videos, brochures, handouts, questionnaires, and datasheets enhance knowledge, scope of practice, and incorporation of effective approaches into clinical practice
This is a must-have resource for every audiology student and advanced courses, as well as essential reading for all audiologists who feel underprepared in managing tinnitus and/or hyperacusis.
- Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Casebook (2021; 1st Edition)
Tinnitus and sound disorder case studies provide invaluable guidance on enhancing quality and scope of patient care
Tinnitus affects nearly one in 10 people around the world and tinnitus-related disabilities are considered among the most common chronic conditions reported. Historically, many patients with these conditions have been ignored, misunderstood, or misguided by medical, audiological, and/or online communities. Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity Casebook by renowned audiologists and educators Suzanne H. Kimball and Marc Fagelson provides evidence-based strategies for clinical management of patients with tinnitus as well as sound intolerance disorders, based on a diverse array of case studies drawn from clinics.
The book is divided into three sections and 29 chapters, with insightful clinical pearls from 24 multidisciplinary authors. The first section includes 15 cases on a full spectrum of underlying medical conditions, patterns of occurrence, and tinnitus with normal hearing, followed by two cases covering hyperacusis associated with an acoustic shock and diplacusis. Section two details psychological correlates for tinnitus and disorders of sound intolerance, with practical treatment strategies and coping skills for misophonia, fear hyperacusis, hyponatremia, pediatric cases, psychogenic tinnitus and dizziness, and PTSD. The final section, "Additional Considerations," includes two areas of practice currently growing in importance: patients with COVID who notice hearing changes and the co-occurrence of sound intolerance with normal pure-tone thresholds.
Background, references, and examples of specific conditions and interventions support audiology's scope while providing options for the practitioner who works with an otherwise underserved patient population
Each case study demonstrates the complexity of audiologic rehabilitation associated with tinnitus and disorders of sound tolerance, including challenging and unsuccessful outcomes
Clinical history, test results, diagnosis, outcomes, questions, answers, items to support both patient and clinician self-efficacy, and key points enhance acquisition of knowledge, while encouraging problem-solving skills
This is an important textbook for every graduate course in the area of clinical audiologic practice that addresses patient management related to tinnitus and sound tolerance. It is also a must-have reference for practicing clinicians to improve management and outcomes of patients with tinnitus, hyperacusis, and misophonia.
- The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Communication Sciences and Disorders (2021; 1st Edition)
- Speech Sound Disorders: Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment (2021; 1st Edition)
An innovative and invaluable resource for students and professionals to effectively treat children with speech sound disorders
Children with speech sound disorders are at higher risk of academic failure, behavioral difficulties, motor impairments, language delays, and literacy deficits. Speech Sound Disorders: Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment by Kelly Vess provides the necessary tools to use research-based practices when diagnosing and treating preschoolers. Sophisticated yet reader-friendly, this interactive book is certain to revolutionize the methodology therapists use to treat children with these disorders and globally improve outcomes.
Through a step-by-step process, readers will learn to critically review and evaluate research in practice. Guidance is provided on how to create educationally rich activities to comprehensively treat children with speech sound disorders. Readers will not only learn how to integrate research into practice, but also how to research their own practices to continually grow as professionals and advance the field. In addition, invaluable insights are provided on how to make efficient use of limited therapy time by targeting executive function, social communication, motor skills, language skills, and literacy skills while treating children with speech sound disorders.
Readers actively engage in this robust learning experience by:
Participating in interactive activities with 120 video clips of diverse populations of preschoolers that clearly illustrate evidence-based practices.
Critically reviewing current research, objectively evaluating research in practice including their own, and creating evidence-based methods to continually improve evaluation and treatment of preschoolers with varied needs.
Implementing proven evidence-based strategies to improve outcomes within a variety of contexts for diverse groups of preschoolers.
Scaffolding children with complex treatment target selection to promote optimal growth at a time when neuroplasticity is at a high level.
This unique resource empowers individuals across academic and professional settings to improve the treatment outcomes for preschoolers with speech sound disorders, develop self-efficacy skills, and instill a lifelong love of learning in children.
- Patient-Centered Communication: The Seven Keys to Connecting with Patients (2020; 1st Edition)
A practical resource that provides keys to improved patient–provider communication in healthcare
Patient-Centered Communication: The Seven Keys to Connecting with Patients by Natacha J. Moreno supports and enhances caring communication and empathetic dialogue between providers and patients, an extremely important topic that exemplifies excellence in medical practice. The book focuses on seven essential components which form the foundation of compassionate communication. These are mindfulness, intention to bond, positive body language, empathetic vocal tone, attending to the patient's state and perspective, and listening with the heart and mind. The chapters provide instruction on effective verbal and nonverbal skills that support each vital key to connection.
Opening vignettes provide a practical example of each chapter's topic in practice
Imagine This and Take Action boxes stimulate thinking, motivate action, and provide an opportunity to apply knowledge and communication skills
Videos demonstrate how to nonverbally reflect engagement, openness, kindness, and compassion, and also provide positive and negative examples of tone and vocal style
This highly compelling and inspirational book is an essential read for all healthcare professionals and caregivers, and serves as a vital teaching guide.
- Speech-Language Pathology Casebook (2020; 1st Edition)
Exceptionally insightful speech-language pathology textbook highlights individual cases to augment learning!
Speech-Language Pathology Casebook by Ryan Branski, Sonja Molfenter, and an impressive array of contributors presents a diverse spectrum of cases covering communication, voice, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Readers are provided with rich and varied narratives underscoring the fact that clinical intervention of speech-language disorders is an art form based on science. Evidence-based assessments and treatments cover a variety of settings including medical inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing facility; home health; school; community-based; and private practice.
Eighty cases following a standardized format encompass a wide range of congenital and acquired disorders spanning the age continuum. Each case includes a clinical history and description, evaluations/testing, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, questions and answers, suggested readings, and references. With invaluable firsthand insights from practitioners, this unique resource enhances the ability to develop effective, patient-informed interventions.
Discussion of problems frequently omitted from typical curricula, but increasingly relevant to contemporary clinical practice, ranging from telepractice to transgender voice modification
Speech-related issues in children associated with cleft palate, autism spectrum disorder, stuttering, bilingual language delays, severe intellectual disability, congenital porencephaly, FASD, apraxia, and many others
Medical conditions in adults that impact speech-language, such as traumatic brain injury, ALS, right hemisphere disorder, stroke, autoimmune encephalopathy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, autism, and more
Videos, audio, bulleted key points, and handy comparative charts provide additional pearls
The detailed case narratives enable speech-language students to connect and apply theory and knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-life clinical practice. Instructors and speech-language pathologists will also benefit from this excellent teaching and clinical reference.
- Adult Audiology Casebook (2020; 2nd Edition)
Real-life cases enable students and practitioners to integrate adult-centered audiology knowledge into clinical practice!
Adult Audiology Casebook, Second Edition by esteemed researchers and educators Michael Valente and L. Maureen Valente presents all new cases, reflecting issues that have become more prevalent in clinical settings. An impressive array of international authors provide expert advice, best practices, and vital tools clinicians need to successfully manage patient expectations and achieve optimal outcomes. Seven sections encompass a wide range of hearing, vestibular, and balance disorders, other conditions that result in hearing loss, diagnostic exams for auditory and vestibular function, and treatments.
50 comprehensive cases covering all aspects of adult audiology include thought-provoking questions and answers followed by a summary of key points
Full color audiograms provide a reader-friendly hearing loss evaluation tool
Simple and complex treatment approaches including aural rehabilitation, sound therapy, auditory processing disorder therapy, hearing aids, cochlear implants, and hearing assistive technologies
Discussion of a wide variety of diagnostic tools used for audiometric assessment
Essential reading for graduate level audiology students, this casebook is a must have for sharpening and enhancing clinical skills. It also provides a robust classroom tool for audiology and speech-language pathology professors, as well as a practical daily reference for audiologists, otolaryngologists, and ENT residents.
- Pediatric Audiology Casebook (2019; 2nd Edition)
Leverages real-life cases to foster in-depth understanding of pediatric audiology
Pediatric Audiology Casebook, Second Edition is fully updated with more than 60 new cases presented in four sections, covering all facets of the diagnosis and management of hearing disorders in children. Renowned experts Jane R. Madell, Carol Flexer and rising stars Jace Wolfe and Erin C. Schafer have compiled an impressive compendium of basic to complex diagnostic cases, covering the most salient topics in the field. The book effectively bridges the gap between content knowledge and clinical application, enabling readers to put acquired theory into active practice by engaging in problem-based learning.
All cases include key information for diagnosing and managing pediatric patients: clinical history, audiologic testing, evaluative reader questions, thought-provoking answers, definitive diagnosis, recommended treatment options, and final outcome
Expanded use of cochlear implants including implant performance issues
Overcoming challenges—from family non-compliance and complicated mapping—to professional collaboration and multidisciplinary assessments
Paired with the best-selling textbook Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, Third Edition, this robust classroom duo is an essential resource for instructors and students alike. Acquire in-depth knowledge from the textbook, apply it to practical case studies, and achieve deeper understanding of the full spectrum of pediatric audiology.
- Assessing and Treatment Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective (2019; 1st Edition)
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.
- Patient and Family-Centered Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (2019; 1st Edition)
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
- Audiology Practice Management (2019; 3rd Edition)
Find Success in Practice as an Audiologist!
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.
- Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management (2019; 3rd Edition)
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.
- Laryngeal Function and Voice Disorders: Basic Science to Clinical Practice (2019; 1st Edition)
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.
- Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders (2018; 2nd Edition)
A beautifully illustrated atlas that provides robust speech-language pathology and audiology learning tools
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.
- Audiology Treatment (2018; 3rd Edition)
The definitive guide to treating hearing loss and auditory disorders in the 21st century
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.
- Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing (2018; 1st Edition)
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.
- Aphasia and Related Neuorgenic Language Disorders (2018; 5th Edition)
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.
- Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists (2017; 2nd Edition)
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.
Key highlights in second edition:
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.
- Vertigo and Disequilibrium: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management (2016; 2nd Edition)
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.
- Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Practitioner's Guide (2016; 3rd Edition)
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
- The Audiogram Workbook (2016; 1st Edition)
The Audiogram Workbook - the first guide to provide comprehensive practice in the administration of audiograms - lets the student work through more than 100 clinical cases covering a full range of audiologic disorders. Each exercise is structured to allow the student to write in his or her own clinical evaluation based on presenting symptoms and audiometric test results - and then compare the results to the examiner's real case summary.
Special features of this unique text:
135 cases for practical assessment and professional development -- the largest collection ever compiled for a study guide!
A comprehensive listing of unusual patient conditions and how to adapt to them
A medical chart format throughout the book - providing the practice needed in working with standard notations
The Audiogram Workbook is a valuable source of concentrated practice and review of audiometric test interpretation, essential for those who wish to expand their skills.
- Essentials of Audiology (2016; 4th Edition)
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.
Key Features of the Fourth Edition:
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
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- Auditory Processing Deficits: Assessment and Intervention (2015; 1st Edition)
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.
- Adult Audiology Casebook (2014; 1st Edition)
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.
Adult Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to Pediatric Audiology Casebook, by Jane Madell and Carol Flexer, published by Thieme in 2011.
- Calvert's Descriptive Phonetics: Introduction and Transcription Workbook (2014; 4th Edition)
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.
- Clinical Otology (2014; 4th Edition)
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.
- Cochlear Implants (2014; 3rd Edition)
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.
- Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management (2013; 2nd Edition)
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.
- A Dictionary of Hearing (2013; 1st Edition)
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
This dictionary is an essential resource that all professionals in the field of audiology will want to have at their fingertips.
- Roeser's Audiology Desk Reference (2013; 2nd Edition)
Audiologists are often pressed for time and need an up-to-date reference for quick consultation in their daily practice. Roeser's Audiology Desk Reference, Second Edition is an accessible resource containing all the latest facts, figures, diagrams, and standards that are essential to an audiologist's practice.
Covers relevant topics such as anatomy and physiology, audiologic and vestibular testing, instruments and procedures, hearing conservation, and much more!
Includes thousands of practical facts, figures, and tables for use in daily practice
Contains valuable information on all aspects of audiology diagnosis and treatment
Compiled and edited by Dr. Roeser along with four seasoned experts in the audiology profession
This invaluable clinical guide will be the reference of choice for all busy practitioners and students in audiology and speech-language pathology.
- Pediatric Audiologic Rehabilitation: From Infancy to Adolescence (2013; 1st Edition)
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.
- Geriatric Audiology (2012; 2nd Edition)
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.
- Outcomes in Speech-Language Pathology (2012; 2nd Edition)
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.
- Auditory Electrophysiology: A Clinical Guide (2012; 1st Edition)
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.
- Handbook of Acoustic Accessibility: Best Practices for Listening, Learning, and Literacy in the Classroom (2012; 1st Edition)
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.
- Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders (2011; 1st Edition)
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.
- Hearing Conversation: In Occupational, Recreational, Educational, and Home Settings (2011; 1st Edition)
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.
- Vestibular Function: Clinical and Practice Management (2011; 2nd Edition)
In an updated and expanded Second Edition, this essential text continues to provide a dynamic introduction to dizziness and balance disorders, and a thorough discussion of the tenets of managing a balance clinic. Vestibular Function: Clinical and Practice Management begins with comprehensive advice on the function and dysfunction of the vestibular system, and how to perform a vestibular evaluation. In the following chapters, the author provides insight on the prevention of falls, and the treatment of vestibular dysfunction. In his expert discussion of the practical aspects involved in establishing, equipping and operating a balance clinic, Dr. Desmond includes his own unique perspective on staffing needs and marketing and financial considerations.
New to this edition:
Expanded and updated coverage of the disorders which cause dizziness, vertigo or imbalance
Extended review of specific disorders with need-to-know information about retrocochlear pathology and auditory asymmetry
A new chapter on falls prevention, and updated coverage featuring expert opinions on pediatric and neurological perspectives
Updated appendices of essential reference material and practice resources
This hands-on guide is an ideal overview for beginning audiologists, as well as a useful reference for already-practicing audiologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, physical therapists, and emergency department physicians working in this challenging field.
- The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation, and Publication (2011; 1st Edition)
The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation, and Publication concisely presents the must-know information for completing every step of your Audiology Capstone Project. From choosing a research topic and mentor, to conducting the research and publishing the results, the authors provide you with the essential information for a productive and successful Capstone experience. Structured chronologically to parallel the Capstones progression, each succinctly organized chapter includes bulleted lists for fast reference and call-out boxes that provide examples of database tables, as well as helpful reminders about audiology equipment and software.
A realistic assessment of the research process from multiple perspectives, including AuD students, librarians, researchers, clinicians, and faculty
The final chapter, written by a student, details that individuals Capstone experience after following all the research methods and strategies presented within the text
Additional sections help you select a mentor, submit a proposal to an IRB, and understand copyright laws
Numerous chapters contain step-by-step information about different research databases, and screenshots of the databases that shows you how to use the numerous databases to find the best possible evidence
This comprehensive textbook details all of the necessary components of an Audiology Capstone for AuD students, researchers, clinicians, and instructors.