The third edition of Clinical Audiology: An Introduction provides a comprehensive enhancement of all the introductory material available in previous editions of this stimulating textbook. Students can gain an understanding of the scope of the field of audiology and feel prepared to dive deeper into the subject as they progress through their courses. This essential book, now with even more exciting content and features, focuses on the clinical nature of audiology to familiarize students with the many challenging questions encountered by an audiologist.
This textbook is intended primarily for beginning-level students in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology. It is intended for the first major courses in audiology, whether it be at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Whether your goal is to pursue a career as an audiologist or a speech-language pathologist, Clinical Audiology: An Introduction, Third Edition is the most comprehensive, accessible book available to provide you with the clinical understanding to advance in your chosen field.
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PrefaceContributorsAcknowledgments1. The Profession of Audiology in the United StatesLearning ObjectivesWhat Is an Audiologist?What Is an Audiologist’s Role?Where Do Audiologists Practice?Relation to Other ProfessionsThe Evolution of AudiologyProfessional RequirementsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResourcesOrganizationsI: Hearing and its Disorders2. The Nature of HearingLearning ObjectivesThe Nature of SoundThe Auditory SystemHow We HearSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources3. The Nature of Hearing DisorderLearning ObjectivesDegree and Configuration of Hearing Sensitivity LossEar Specificity of Hearing DisorderType of Hearing LossTiming Factors Impacting the Hearing DisorderSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources4. Causes of Hearing DisorderLearning ObjectivesAuditory PathologyConductive Hearing DisordersSensory Hearing DisordersNeural Hearing DisordersSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResourcesII: Audiologic Diagnosis5. Introduction to Audiologic DiagnosisLearning ObjectivesThe First QuestionThe Audiologist’s ChallengesSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources6. Audiologic Diagnostic Tools: Pure-Tone AudiometryLearning ObjectivesEquipment and Test EnvironmentThe AudiogramEstablishing the Pure-Tone AudiogramAudiometry Unplugged: Tuning Fork TestsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources7. Audiologic Diagnostic Tools: Speech AudiometryLearning ObjectivesSpeech AudiometryUses of Speech AudiometrySpeech Audiometry MaterialsClinical Applications of Speech AudiometryPredicting Speech RecognitionSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources8. Audiologic Diagnostic Tools: Immittance MeasuresLearning ObjectivesImmittance AudiometryInstrumentationMeasurement TechniqueBasic Immittance MeasuresPrinciples of InterpretationClinical ApplicationsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources9. Audiologic Diagnostic Tools: Physiologic MeasuresLearning ObjectivesAuditory Evoked PotentialsSummaryOtoacoustic EmissionsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources10. The Test-Battery Approach to Audiologic DiagnosisLearning ObjectivesDetermination of Auditory DisorderThe Test-Battery Approach in AdultsThe Test-Battery Approach in PediatricsDifferent Approaches for Different PopulationsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources11. Communicating Audiometric ResultsLearning ObjectivesTalking to PatientsWriting ReportsMaking ReferralsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResourcesIII: Audiologic Treatment12. Introduction to Audiologic TreatmentLearning ObjectivesThe First QuestionsThe Audiologist’s ChallengesSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources13. Audiologic Treatment Tools: Hearing AidsLearning ObjectivesHearing Instrument AnatomyHearing Instrument PhysiologyConsideration for Hearing Aid OptionsSpecial Considerations: Conductive Hearing Loss and Single-Sided DeafnessSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources14. Audiologic Treatment Tools: Implantable Hearing TechnologyLearning ObjectivesCochlear ImplantsBone-Conduction ImplantsMiddle Ear ImplantsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources15. Audiologic Treatment Tools: Hearing Assistive and Connectivity TechnologiesLearning ObjectivesThe Challenges of Complex EnvironmentsHearing Assistive TechnologyTelecommunication Access TechnologyAssistive Listening DevicesSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources16. Audiologic Treatment: The Hearing Aid ProcessLearning ObjectivesHearing Aid Selection and FittingOrientation, Counseling, and Follow-UpAssessing OutcomesPost-Fitting RehabilitationSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResources17. Different Treatment Approaches for Different PopulationsLearning ObjectivesAdult PopulationsPediatric PopulationsOther PopulationsSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResourcesIV: Vestibular System Function and Assessment18. Introduction to Balance Function and AssessmentLearning ObjectivesThe Vestibular SystemDisorders of Dizziness and BalanceThe Balance Function Test BatteryThe Test Battery in ActionSummaryDiscussion QuestionsResourcesGlossaryAppendix A: Audiology Scope of Practice: American Academy of AudiologyAppendix B: Audiology Standards of Practice: American Academy of AudiologyAppendix C: Answers to Discussion QuestionsIndex