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Title An essential guide to hearing and balance disorders / edited by R. Steven Ackley, T. Newell Decker, Charles J. Limb
Published Hove : Psychology Press, 2018
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Contents Case history -- Medical diseases and disorders of the ear -- The vestibular system : basic principles and clinical disorders -- The genetics of deafness -- Evaluation and management of pediatric hearing loss -- Ototoxicity -- Auditory electrophysiological assessment -- Cochlear implants : a brief overview -- Treatment of vestibular disorders -- Hearing instrument fitting for infants and young children -- Adult amplification -- Noise-induced hearing loss : models for prevention -- Hearing loss in later life -- Business essentials in audiology private practice -- Professional issues : ethics, methods of practice, and conflicts of interest -- Valuing patients as individuals : the role of culture -- Case studies
Summary "This state-of-the-art textbook reference focuses on the medical aspects of hearing and balance disorders - how they are identified, and then, surgically cured, medically treated, or rehabilitated
The combination of medical and audiological coverage makes it a unique volume
The reader will learn the most sophisticated methods of diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders from clinical experts in various subspecialties of this broad field."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 12, 2018)
Subject Hearing Disorders -- diagnosis.
Correction of Hearing Impairment -- methods.
Hearing Disorders -- therapy.
Vestibular Diseases -- diagnosis.
Vestibular Diseases -- therapy.
Hearing disorders.
Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Ackley, R. Steven.
Decker, T. Newell.
Limb, Charles J.
ISBN 1315097303