Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation, Second Edition

Plural Publishing
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Adult Audiologic Rehabiliation, Second Edition is an advanced textbook for doctoral level audiologists that focuses solely on adults with a completely international perspective. The second edition includes nine new chapters and is the only advanced text to meet the need for the high level of preparation required for doctoral level training, and presents clinicians with the latest practice techniques and technologies.

With ever changing technology and new methodologies in client care, the second edition of Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation is a critical resource to audiology education. The book covers definitions of audiologic rehabilitation, an overview of the area, psychosocial impact of hearing loss, assessment strategies, current technologies, treatment methodologies, research needs, and special issues in audiologic rehabilitation. It has been deliberately structured to move the reader from introduction, to specific details of the specialty of audiologic rehabilitation, to providing insights into characteristics of this patient population, and thence to a framework for assessment and treatment of the impact of hearing loss. 

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About the author

 Dr. Joseph Montano is an Associate Professor of Audiology in Clinical Otolaryngology and Director of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital. He received his Ed.D. in Audiology from Teacher’s College Columbia University and his MA degree from New York University, and is certified in Audiology (CCC-A) through the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). He is a Past-President of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Ida Institute, Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF) and Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (HEAR).

Prior to Weill Cornell, Dr. Montano was an Associate Professor at Long Island University/C.W. Post and a previous Director of the Department of Communication Disorders at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Montano’s clinical expertise is in the area of audiologic rehabilitation with particular interest in adjustment to adult onset hearing loss, hearing assistive technology systems and hearing aids.

Dr. Spitzer, is Professor of Clinical Audiology and Speech Pathology in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and Director of Audiology and Speech Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center of New York, Presbyterian Hospital.


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Publisher
Plural Publishing
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Published on
Mar 31, 2013
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Pages
608
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ISBN
9781597565998
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Praise for the first edition:
I cannot praise this book too highly it is undoubtedly now the benchmark text in this area, and is an absolute essential for every audiologist and student. Graham Sutton, International Journal of Radiology, Vol. 41, No. 6, 2002

One of the best textbooks I have ever used...written by a researcher with a stellar reputation [who is also] an expert on the clinical aspects of the field...packed with information from both a theoretical and practical perspective...makes difficult concepts comprehensible...from an instructors point of view, it is a sheer delight. Adrienne Rubenstein, PhD, Professor, Department of Speech Communication Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn College, New York

Key Features:

Completely revised to reflect the research and technological advances of the last decadeNew chapters on directional microphones and the latest digital signal processing strategies Extensive coverage of all aspects of open-canal, thin-tube hearing aids Practical tips, tables, and procedures designed to be pinned on the walls of clinicsEach cross-referenced chapter builds on the previous chapters

Hearing Aids, Second Edition, is a book within a book:

Each chapter has a one-page synopsis that captures the key concepts of each topicThe material that students most need is contained in marked paragraphs that flow after each other to form a coherent thin book inside the larger book Intervening additional paragraphs add satisfying depth

Written, comprehensively referenced, and extensively reviewed by leaders in the field, this book is ideal as a core graduate text as well as a standard reference for clinicians.

Praise for this book:This unique book encompasses everything from hearing science and psychoacoustics to hearing conservation and basic audiometry...explaining it at beginner's level while providing a more in-depth look for the more experienced.--Doody's ReviewThe third edition of the successful Essentials of Audiology is a comprehensive introduction to the entire field of audiology. Retaining the user-friendly approach of previous editions, it incorporates current scientific and clinical knowledge to provide students with a solid foundation in the core audiological concepts. It covers the full range of topics from acoustics, anatomy, and physiology, to auditory disorders and hearing impairments, screening techniques, assessment, and clinical management. Highlights of the third edition:Coverage of the latest developments in hearing aid and cochlear implant technology and electrophysiological assessmentNew study questions at the end of each chapter that enable review of essential topicsExpanded discussion of management techniques, now in two separate chapters More than 300 illustrations to demonstrate important concepts Extensive bibliography with references to the current literatureThis introductory textbook is an indispensable reference for undergraduate and beginning graduate students in audiology and a resource for speech and language pathology students. With its thorough coverage of the essentials of clinical practice, the book also serves as a valuable refresher for beginning audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
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