Diagnosis, Technology, and Management
PUBLISHER: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Also available at Amazon.com
Pediatric Audiology is a practical "how-to" reference for the diagnosis and technological and educational management of infants and children with hearing disorders. Master clinicians distill decades of expertise, providing step-by-step descriptions of testing and treatment protocols, with a special emphasis on specific pediatric behavioral assessment techniques, such as behavioral observation audiometry. A DVD-ROM accompanying the text features videos of the various pediatric behavioral assessments with audio commentary that provides straightforward explanations of key concepts. Also included on the DVD-ROM is a video on cochlear implant surgery.
- Videos of both normal and unusual pediatric testing
situations prepare the reader for the full range of scenarios in everyday
- In-depth discussion of educational management issues
helps practitioners develop collaborative approaches to pediatric hearing loss
- Bullet-point lists of key points at the start of each
chapter and discussion questions at the end of each chapter set a framework to
guide the reader through each topic--ideal for the university classroom setting
- Flow charts and graphs provide a practical breakdown of
- Pearls, pitfalls, and special considerations emphasize
This authoritative multimedia reference is ideal for students
in professional and graduate-level pediatric and educational audiology programs.
Audiologists will find it to be essential as a field guide to new techniques or
to procedures that they do not perform regularly. The book is also valuable for
speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, pediatricians, and teachers of
children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
PUBLICATION DATE: 4/3/2008
CATEGORY: Family & Relationships, Medical, Social Science