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Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition

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    ISBN: 9781284105988
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    Second Edition
    ISBN: 9781284105988

Deborah R. Welling & Carol A Ukstins

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, animations, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition is specifically written for the speech-language pathologist working with hearing impaired populations. This accessible text incorporates the expertise of audiologists along with the knowledge and experience of speech-language pathologists. The theories and training of both disciplines are combined in order to facilitate the practical application of foundational audiological information into speech-language pathology practice.

 This comprehensive text covers various types and degrees of hearing loss and the resulting auditory, speech, and language difficulties. Detailed information on all audiometric testing procedures and how to read and interpret audiometric results is also presented. In addition to hearing impairments, this text provides a thorough review of normal hearing development from birth through 8 years of age.

 Each chapter of Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition is organised into these helpful sections: What You Need to Know, How it Works, Technically Speaking, Methodologies. This approach breaks down each concept in a way that facilitates student comprehension and retention. The Second Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access, featuring interactive resources such as robust animations, and videos. 

  • NEW chapter on Audiological Diagnoses, Etiologies, and Treatment Considerations
  • NEW chapter on Audiological Screening, including instructions for young children and difficult to test populations
  • NEW chapter on Literacy in Children with Hearing Impairments
  • NEW expanded chapter on Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants
  • Inclusion of intervention planning strategies for early intervention, school-aged children, and auditory processing disorders
  • Expanded selection of videos and resources

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Speech-Language Pathologist in Audiology Services: An Interprofessional Collaboration  
Chapter 2 Sound and Hearing  
Chapter 3 Case History Assessment and the Process of Differential Diagnosis  
Chapter 4 Pure Tone Audiometry and Masking  
Chapter 5 Speech Audiometry  
Chapter 6 Otoscopy and the Middle Ear Test Battery  
Chapter 7 Beyond the Basics  
Chapter 8 Navigating the Audiogram  
Chapter 9 Interpretation of Audiometric Results  
Chapter 10 Hearing Disorders and Etiologies  
Chapter 11 Audiological Screening  
Chapter 12 Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants  
Chapter 13 Hearing Assistance Technology for Children and Adults   
Chapter 14 Laws, Standards and Guidelines  
Chapter 15 Understanding Auditory Development and the Child with Hearing Loss  
Chapter 16 Hearing Issues in the Early Intervention Years  
Chapter 17 Audiology Services in the School System  
Chapter 18 Literacy in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Student  
Chapter 19 Diagnosis and Treatment of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders  
Chapter 20 (Adult) Acute, Subacute, and Nursing Home / Long-Term Care Facilities  

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