Chapter 1: Overview and Rationale for Prescriptive Formulas for Linear and Nonlinear Hearing Aids Catherine V. Palmer, Ph.D. George A. Lindley IV, Ph.D. Chapter 2: Selection, Verification, and Validation of Maximum Output H. Gustav Mueller, Ph.D. Benjamin Hornsby, M.A. Chapter 3: Real-Ear Measures Lawrence J. Revit, M.A. Chapter 4: Paired Comparisons as a Fine-Tuning Tool in Hearing Aid Fittings Francis K. Kuk, Ph.D. Chapter 5: Assessing Hearing Aid Fittings: An Outcome Measures Battery Approach Victor Bray, Ph.D. Michael Nilsson, Ph.D. Chapter 6: Fitting Strategies for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Robert W. Sweetow, Ph.D. Rebecca Bingea, M.A. Chapter 7: Fitting Strategies for Patients with Symmetrical Hearing Loss Catherine V. Palmer, Ph.D. Chapter 8: Fitting Strategies for Patients with Asymmetrical Hearing Loss Robert E. Sandlin, Ph.D. Rose Bongiovani, M.A. Chapter 9: Fitting Strategies for Patients with Unilateral Hearing Loss Michael Valente, Ph.D. Maureen Valente, M.S Jane Enrietto, M.A. Chapter 10: Fitting Strategies for Patients with Conductive or Mixed Hearing Loss Joel Goebel, M.D. Michael Valente, Ph.D. Maureen Valente, M.S. Jane Enrietto, M.A. Mark S. Wallace, M.D. Chapter 11: Middle Ear Implants: An Alternative to Conventional Amplification Douglas A. Miller, B.S.E.E. Carol A. Sammeth, Ph.D. Chapter 12: Hearing Rehabilitation for Individuals With Severe and Profound Hearing Impairment: Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, and Counseling Margaret W. Skinner, Ph.D. Susan Mara Binzer, M.A. Lisa Gayle Potts, M.S. Laura Kay Holden, M.A. Roxanne J. Aaron, M.A. Chapter 13: Hearing Aid Orientation and Counseling Belinda C. Sinks, M.A. Diane F. Duddy, M.S. Chapter 14: Hearing-Aid-Related Infection Control Aukse Bankaitis, PhD Robert J. Kemp, M.B.A.