Introduction to Audiology, 13th edition

Published by Pearson (February 9, 2018) © 2019

  • Frederick N. Martin The University of Texas at Austin
  • John Greer Clark University of Cincinnati

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ISBN-13: 9780134695563
Introduction to Audiology
Published 2018

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Introduction to Audiology is a comprehensive introduction to hearing and balance disorders. It offers a thorough introduction to hearing and balance disorders in a user-friendly format. Extensive pedagogical tools help you better understand, retain and analyze the material, while the presentation of topics allows instructors to adapt the content to suit their specific teaching goals.

The 13th Edition's abundance of how-to information, incorporation of current research, and updated learning aids showcase the rewarding and fascinating aspects of a career in audiology today. It also includes a new chapter on the diagnosis and management of balance, tinnitus and sound tolerance better orients you to the full range of audiologic practice.

Part I: Elements of Audiology

1. The Profession of Audiology
2. Sound and Its Measurement

Part II: Hearing Assessment

3. The Human Ear, Hearing Loss, and Pure-Tone Hearing Tests
4. Speech Audiometry
5. Masking
6. Physiological Tests of the Auditory System
7. Pediatric Hearing Loss Identification and Assessment

Part 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

Part IV: Audiological Management

13. Beyond Hearing: Management of Balance Disorders, Tinnitus, and Decreased Sound Tolerance
14. Amplification/Sensory Systems
15. Patient Management

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