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Disorders of the Auditory System

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Author: Musiek, Frank E.

Brand: Plural Publishing

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 492

Release Date: 01-04-1920

Details: Product Description The second edition of Disorders of the Auditory System reflects the combined efforts of renowned audiologists and otologists to provide to the reader with both the audiologic and medical aspects of auditory dysfunction associated with disorders of the peripheral and central auditory system. This book includes numerous insightful case studies covering both classic and unique clinical presentations that will provide informative reading for students and professionals in the fields of audiology, otology, and neurology. The book also includes color images of video otoscopy. New to the Second Edition Coverage of additional auditory disorders, including meningitis, cytomegalovirus, enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome, and barotrauma New case studies Updated references and resources Access to a PluralPlus companion website for instructors that includes PowerPoint lecture slides and the color images from the text   From the Foreword Writing a book on disorders of the auditory system is a daunting task. Few individuals have the depth and breadth of knowledge to accomplish it effectively. But the authors of this volume, Drs. Frank E. Musiek, Jennifer B. Shinn, Jane A. Baran, and Raleigh O. Jones, are among a very small number of teams truly able to meet the challenge. This team has dealt with the issues and problems surrounding the evaluation of auditory disorders for many years, has devised a number of the tools in current use for clinical evaluation, and has applied them successfully in a variety of settings. They have been in the trenches. This team also reflects a fine working relationship between audiology, otology, and neurology critical to understanding the complex issues related to auditory disorders. In this new edition, they bring us very nicely up to date on the present status of what has become, over the last five decades, a broad array of auditory disorders. This second edition especially emphasizes more case studies, coverage of additional disorders, and some very sophisticated new illustrations. In addition, the all-important reference list has been updated. I continue to recommend this book, especially this new second edition, as an excellent text for an advanced undergraduate or graduate course on auditory disorders and their evaluation. James Jerger, PhD About the Author Frank E. Musiek, PhD, CCC-A, is Professor and Director of the NeuroAudiology Lab, Dept. of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences University of Arizona. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and former Professor and Director of Audiology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is the 2007 AAA Recipient of the James Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology, the 2010 recipient of "The Honors of The American Speech, Language and Hearing Association for his contributions to Audiology and Auditory Neuroscience", and Recipient of "Book of the Year Award" for the 2007 Handbook of Central Processing Disorder Vol. I and II (with Gail Chermak co- editor). He has published over 200 articles and over 40 book chapters in the areas of auditory evoked potentials, central auditory disorders, neuroaudiology and auditory neuroanatomy. He has authored or edited 11 books. Jennifer B. Shinn, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA is board certified in Audiology through both the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and the American Academy of Audiology. She currently holds an appointment as Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky in the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery. Additionally, she is the Chief of Audiology and Resident Research Director. She has a broad experience in a variety of areas of audiology, including advanced diagnostics and neuroaudiology, with particular emphasis on diagnosis of auditory processing disorders and subsequent (re)habilitation. She has published both peer reviewed articles as well as book chapters in the above named areas. Her presentation record in these areas includes

Package Dimensions: 10.2 x 7.2 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English