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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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