Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation

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9780205690176: Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation

Now in its Fifth Edition, this text represents the most respected, current, and leading Aural Rehabilitation (AR) text in the field!

 

This highly regarded text has been substantially updated and revised, making it more user-friendly for both students and instructors. It is especially current in areas dealing with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and current approaches to providing relevant AR. The text begins with eight chapters introducing the fundamentals–amplification, including cochlear implants, auditory and visual stimuli, speech and language, and educational and psychosocial issues. Two comprehensive methods and procedures chapters follow, focusing on children, adults, and elderly adults. Finally, the well-documented and amply illustrated text concludes with two case study chapters.

 

The Fifth Edition includes substantial new content related to hearing aids, cochlear implants, and relevant forms of AR.  Information on vestibular and tinnitus assessment and management has been greatly expanded.   Additional case studies throughout the text help emphasize key points and allow students applicable practice of the concepts learned in a hands-on manner.  Recommended websites and readings at the end of each chapter guide students to an abundance of relevant, supplemental AR material.

 

Two complete case study chapters (adult and children) with added case examples.

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Now in its Fifth Edition, Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation is the leading Aural Rehabilitation text in the field!

 

This highly regarded text has been substantially updated and revised, making it more user-friendly for both students and instructors. It is especially current in areas dealing with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and current approaches to providing relevant AR. The text begins with eight chapters introducing the fundamentals–amplification, including cochlear implants, auditory and visual stimuli, speech and language, and educational and psychosocial issues. Two comprehensive methods and procedures chapters follow, focusing on children, adults, and elderly adults. Finally, the well-documented and amply illustrated text concludes with two case study chapters.

 

Highlights of the Fifth Edition:

·         Case studies for each age group illustrate the variety of audiologic rehabilitation procedures being discussed and are designed to give both students and clinicians a first-hand, personalized approach to rehabilitation.

·         Two separate chapters on treatment of all age groups—children, adults, and elderly adults—make this a comprehensive text in its treatment of audiologic rehabilitation (Chs. 9 & 10).

·         NEW material on digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, tinnitus and vestibular rehabilitation, and educational audiology.

·         Information on the new World Health Organization Classification of Functioning and Disability, which provides a model for rehabilitation worldwide.

·         User-friendly pullouts and summary points for each chapter.

·         TECHNOLOGY ADVANTANGES —

                    - Companion website will provide important resources and application materials for most chapters in the text including "Shockwave" activities for learning enhancement, a recent survey on audiologic rehabilitation, policy statements, handouts for use in hearing aid fitting, and other supportive links and materials.

                    - Website material allows the student to practice and become familiar with AR activities such as speech-reading, tracking, classifying audiograms, case interpretation, and other course-related topics.

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