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Title Hearing loss : the otolaryngologist's guide to amplification / [edited by] M. Jennifer Derebery and William M. Luxford
Published San Diego : Plural Publishing Inc., [2015]
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Contents Foreword; Introduction; Contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Why Should I Use Hearing Aids: Talking to the Patient About Hearing Loss; 2. Review of Audiometry; 3. Hearing Aid Types; 4. Subjective and Objective Measures of Hearing Aid Performance; 5. Hearing Aid Candidacy in Adults; 6. Verification of Hearing Aid Fitting; 7. Hearing Aid Amplification in Pediatric Patients; 8. Medical Reasons for Hearing Aid Failure; 9. The Management of Tinnitus in the Hearing-Impaired Patient; 10. The Role of Hearing Aids in the Management of Tinnitus
11. Nutritional Supplements for the Hearing-Impaired Patient12. Implantable Hearing Devices; 13. Assistive Listening Devices; 14. Hearing Aid Dispensing for the Otolaryngologist; 15. Economics of Hearing Aid Dispensing; 16. Lessons from the Real World; 17. The Future of Hearing Aid Research; Index
Summary This textbook is designed for otolaryngologists, both those in training as well as in practice, to enhance the basic knowledge of hearing aid mechanics and dispensing taught in residency programs. The text has informative chapters on special testing, real-ear measurements, the requirements of fitting the pediatric patient with hearing loss, as well as the patient with tinnitus and hearing loss that otolaryngologists can expect to see commonly in practice
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Subject Amplifiers (Electronics)
Hearing aids.
Hearing disorders -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Derebery, M. Jennifer, editor
Luxford, William M., editor
ISBN 1597567728 (electronic bk)
9781597567725 (electronic bk)