Audiology and Communication Disorders: An Overview

Editor/Author Bess, Fred and Humes, Larry
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Single-User Purchase Price: $101.99
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ISBN: 978-1-45-113213-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 133
Book Status: Available
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Using the innovative communication chain model that makes concepts and principles easy-to-understand, this proven book covers structure and function of the auditory system; auditory disorders; audiologic measurement; screening for hearing loss and middle ear status; prosthetic devices for the hearing impaired; and rehabilitation and habilitation for individuals with impaired hearing.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Reviewers
  • SECTION 1 The Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 1 The Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 2 Sound: The Typical Link between Sender and Receiver in the Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 3 Structure and Function of the Auditory System
  • SECTION 2 Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology as Professions
  • CHAPTER 4 Audiology as a Profession
  • CHAPTER 5 The Profession of Speech-Language Pathology
  • SECTION 3 Detecting Breaks in the Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 6 Auditory Disorders
  • CHAPTER 7 Audiologic Measurement: Identifying Breaks in the Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 8 Screening for Hearing Loss and Middle Ear Status
  • SECTION 4 “Repairing” Breaks in the Communication Chain
  • CHAPTER 9 Auditory Prosthetic Devices for People with Impaired Hearing
  • CHAPTER 10 Rehabilitation and Habilitation for Individuals with Impaired Hearing
  • Glossary