Introduction to Audiology Today, 1st edition

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Introduction to Audiology Today is a clinically oriented introduction to audiology preparing you for a career in audiology or speech-language pathology. Topics include hearing science, auditory anatomy and physiology, hearing assessments, auditory dysfunction and technologies for managing hearing loss.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137547548

Subject: Communication Sciences & Disorders

Category: Audiology

Table of contents

Part 1. Profession and Principles of Audiology
1. Audiology Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
2. Sound, Acoustics, and Psychoacoustics
3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems

Part 2. Audiology Procedures and Protocols
4. Preparing for Hearing Assessment
5. Pure Tone Audiometry
6. Speech Audiometry
7. Masking and Audiogram Interpretation
8. Electro-Acoustic Measures
9. Special Speech Audiometry Tests and Auditory Evoked Responses
10. Differential Diagnosis of Auditory and Vestibular Disorders

Part 3. Patient Populations
11. Outer, Middle, and Inner Ear Disorders
12. We Hearing With Our Brain. Retrocochlear and Central Nervous System Dysfunction and Disorders

Part 4. Audiologic Management Technology and Techniques
13. Audiologic Habilitation/Rehabilitation. Technology
14. Audiologic Habilitation/Rehabilitation. Techniques
15. Pseudohypacusis, Tinnitus, and Hyperacusis
16. Management Strategies in Specific Patient Populations

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