Introduction to Audiology

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Edition: 12th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2014-03-13
Publisher(s): Pearson
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This comprehensive, well-organized introduction to hearing and balance disorders gives students a number of vital tools to help them better understand, retain, and analyze the material. Now available as an interactive eText with a number of accompanying advantages, Introduction to Audiology, 12/e by Martin and Clark continues to update the material to keep content current with recent research, while retaining and improving a user-friendly approach to the topics and an abundance of how-to information which shows the rewarding, fascinating aspects of a career in audiology. This new edition includes 20 video clips interspersed throughout, a variety of interactive test questions, expanded Evolving Case Studies, a list of frequently asked questions, and the use of color to enhance selected illustrations and photographs. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video to illustrate key concepts and pop-up assessments to help students assess their proficiency. 

 

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Author Biography

Frederick N. Martin is the Lillie Hage Jamail Centennial Professor Emeritus in Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Texas at Austin.  In addition to the twelve editions of Introduction to Audiology, six of which were co-authored by Dr. John Greer Clark, Martin has authored seven books, co-authored another seven, edited thirteen, and co-edited three. He has written 25 chapters for edited texts, 122 journal articles, 104 convention or conference papers and five CD ROMs. He served as a reviewer for the most prominent audiology journals and for years co-edited Audiology, A Journal For Continuing Education.

 

John Greer Clark is Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. A presenter at local, national, and international association meetings and conventions, Dr. Clark has served as faculty for the Ida Institute, associate editor of HEARSAY and as editorial consultant for the International Journal of Audiology, Ear and Hearing, Audiology Online and Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools. His more than 70 publications include three edited textbooks, a variety of co-authored texts, two single-authored books, seven book chapters, and a range of journal articles on various aspects of communication disorders. His current research interests are within the areas of adult audiologic rehabilitation, audiologic counseling, and animal audiology.

Table of Contents

Part I     Elements of Audiology

Chapter 1            The Profession of Audiology

Chapter 2            The Human Ear and Simple Tests of Hearing

Chapter 3            Sound and Its Measurement

Part II    Hearing Assessment

Chapter 4            Pure-Tone Audiometry

Chapter 5            Speech Audiometry

Chapter 6            Masking

Chapter 7            Physiological Tests of the Auditory System

Chapter 8            Pediatric Audiology

Part III   Hearing Disorders

Chapter 9            The Outer Ear

Chapter 10          The Middle Ear

Chapter 11          The Inner Ear

Chapter 12          The Auditory Nerve and Central Auditory Pathways

Chapter 13          Nonorganic Hearing Loss

Part IV  Management of Hearing Loss

Chapter 14          Amplification/Sensory Systems

Chapter 15          Audiological Treatment

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