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Libri di Michael Valente

Adult Audiology Casebook

L Maureen Valente, Michael Valente

editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 344

Adult Audiology Casebook is a compendium of key clinical cases designed to help clinicians develop the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully diagnose and treat patients. The cases are written by experts from around the world who share their experiences and expertise in dealing with a range of challenging clinical scenarios. An important classroom resource, the book gives readers expert guidance on providing best practice care in the areas of hearing disorders, the diagnosis of auditory and vestibular disorders, amplification, cochlear implants, hearing assistive technology, and management of tinnitus. Key Features: More than 70 adult case reports written by leading clinicians from the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and England Over 180 color audiograms that help clinicians evaluate hearing sensitivity Includes a series of questions on each case with thought- provoking answers followed by a summary of the key points on that case This textbook is essential reading for graduate level audiology students who want to sharpen and enhance their clinical skills. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and speech pathology professors as well as a practical reference for practicing audiologists, otolaryngologists, and ENT residents in their daily practice. Adult Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to Pediatric Audiology Casebook, by Jane Madell and Carol Flexer, published by Thieme in 2011.
80,00 76,00

Strategies for Selecting and Verifying Hearing Aid Fittings

Michael Valente

editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 416

This current and expanded edition of a bestselling text is divided into four sections, organized to follow the sequence in which decisions are made regarding hearing aid fittings, and featuring new chapters on middle ear implants, hearing aid counseling, and infection control. Other chapters have been revised to reflect the latest developments in the field, such as: improving speech recognition with directional microphones; changing standards for measuring real-ear performance; and new prescriptive procedures for severe hearing loss. The text features contributions from internationally renowned experts in the field who share their extensive knowledge and clinical experience. It covers the six most common forms of hearing loss practitioners will encounter in their own practice--noise-induced, symmetrical, asymmetrical, unilateral, conductive, and severe hearing loss--with instructions on applying the newest technology to each hearing impaired group. Key features: *Addresses the six most common types of hearing loss that comprise 90-95% of the situations audiologists encounter daily *Organized to follow the decision-making progress in selecting and verifying hearing aid fittings *Fully updated with state-of-the-art technology on implantable hearing aids, directional microphones, and more *A valuable glossary of terms at the end of the text--helpful for students and specialists alike Together with its updated companion text, Hearing Aids: Standards, Options, and Limitations, this book forms the basis of a complete reference library on selecting, ordering, measuring, and verifying hearing aid fittings and performance.
88,00 83,60

Audiology

Treatment

Holly Hosford-Dunn, Michael Valente
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editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 544

From the principles of hearing aid instrumentation, selection, and fitting, to the medical and surgical management of ear diseases and hearing disorders, to the rehabilitation of the patient with hearing loss, the new edition of Audiology: Treatment is an invaluable, up-to-date resource for the latest approaches to treating hearing disorders. Organized into two main sections, the book begins by guiding the reader through the principles of treatment and then presents important applications for the clinical setting. Features: -Insights from respected experts in the field -New chapters on the numerous advances in hearing aid technology and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; the importance of outcome measures in validating the performance of amplification; treatment options for patients with processing disorders; new signals for real ear measures; and the use of fully implantable devices -Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed -Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care Audiology: Treatment is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Diagnosis and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with a complete compendium of information on optimizing patient care.
88,00 83,60

Audiology Diagnosis

Holly Hosford-Dunn, Michael Valente
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editore: Thieme Publishing Group

pagine: 616

Written by foremost authorities in the field, Audiology: Diagnosis presents the basic concepts and essential clinical information for diagnosing auditory disorders, otologic diseases, and vestibular dysfunction. The book provides a thorough review of fundamental principles of diagnosis, including the basic procedures, the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, imaging techniques, instrumentation, calibration, and more. It also covers the clinical tests essential for assessing the type and degree of hearing loss and for determining the etiological factors underlying the patient's disorder. Chapters address such important topics as ototoxicity and pharmacology in the audiology practice, and utilizing functional brain imaging and radiologic techniques. Highlights: -New information on effective methods for neonatal hearing screening, assessment of vestibular disorders, the genetics of hearing loss, and recent advances in testing for auditory processing disorders in children and adults -Chapter outlines to rapidly acquaint reader with topics to be discussed -Pearls, pitfalls, controversial points, and special considerations providing recommendations and comments on key aspects of patient care Audiology: Diagnosis is one part of a three-volume series, which is completed by Audiology: Treatment and Audiology: Practice Management. Together these books provide audiologists and students in graduate programs with an invaluable resource for each stage of management.
77,00 73,15

Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists: A High-Yield Pocket Guide

Elizabeth Fernandez, Heather Monroe
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editore: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

pagine: 120

Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists will help otolaryngology residents master the often troublesome audiology component of their Board exam. In a concise, accessible FAQ format designed to quickly crystallize and reinforce must-know audiology concepts, the expert authors answer the audiology questions most commonly asked by otolaryngology residents. Features: * FAQ format provides rapid access to key information on psychoacoustics, audiometric testing, amplification, and vestibular evaluation * Incisive questions culled from the authors' experience in the clinic * High-quality photographs throughout - depicting equipment and equipment calibration, plus numerous audiograms, charts, and tables - enhance the text This is an essential Board review resource for otolaryngology residents. It also serves as a quick clinical reference for the busy otolaryngologist, audiologist, or speech language pathologist in daily practice.
44,00 41,80

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