INTRODUCTION TO AUDIOLOGY (1 BK./1 CD-ROM)
This is the leading text for the introduction to hearing and hearing disorders course required of all Speech Language Pathology and Audiology majors.
Introduction to Audiology, Ninth Edition, provides in-depth coverage of the physics of sound, anatomy, and physiology of the auditory system; causes and treatment of hearing disorders; and relevant diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. It emphasizes the proper evaluation of hearing disorders and the treatment avenues available for these disorders. The accompanying CD-ROM features a wide variety of interactive exercises, actual case studies, eighteen videos illustrating many theoretical and research concepts, demonstrations, an extensive literature section with useful forms, ear pathology slides, a review manual, and much more.
Foreword. / Preface. /
How to Use This Book. / How to Use the CD-ROM.
I. ELEMENTS OF AUDIOLOGY.
1. The Profession of Audiology.
2. The Human Ear and Simple Tests of Hearing.
3. Sound and Its Measurement.
II. HEARING ASSESSMENT.
4. Pure-Tone Audiometry.
5. Speech Audiometry.
6. Diagnostic Hearing Tests.
7. Hearing Tests for Children.
III. HEARING DISORDERS.
8. The Outer Ear.
9. The Middle Ear.
10. The Inner Ear.
11. The Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Pathways.
12. Nonorganic Hearing Loss.
IV. MANAGEMENT OF HEARING LOSS.
13. Amplification/Sensory Systems.
14. Audiologic Treatment.