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Title Infection and hearing impairment / edited by Valerie E. Newton, Pamela J. Vallely
Published Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Basic anatomy and physiology of the ear / J. Irwin -- Development of the ear and of hearing / V.E. Newton -- Epidemiology of infection as a cause of hearing loss / A. Smith, C. Mathers -- Cytomegalovirus / S.B. Boppana, W.J. Britt -- Rubella / P. Tookey -- Mumps / K. Wright -- Measles / B. Rima -- Toxoplasma infection and the ear / B. Stray-Pedersen -- Sexually transmitted infections / P. Turner -- Otitis media / J. Grote -- Meningitis and hearing loss / K. Mutton, E. Karczmarcski -- Infectious diseases and hearing in the tropics / R. Hinchcliffe, S. Prasansuk -- Ototoxic drugs / R. Taylor, A. Forge -- Laboratory diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infection leading to hearing loss / P.E. Klapper, P.J. Vallely -- The experience of deafness: Psychosocial effects / A. Young
Summary The aim of the book is to provide a text which brings together the expertise from two separate disciplines applied to a shared problem; that of hearing impairment resulting from an infectious cause. The book has been written to be accessible to both disciplines
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Deafness.
Deafness -- Etiology
Infection -- Complications
Hearing Loss -- etiology
Hearing Loss -- microbiology
Hearing Loss -- prevention & control
Infections -- complications
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Hearing & Speech.
MEDICAL -- Audiology & Speech Pathology.
Deafness -- Etiology
Infection -- Complications
Form Electronic book
Author Newton, Valerie E.
Vallely, Pamela J
LC no. 2005025592
ISBN 0470034637