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Disorders of the Auditory System

Frank E. Musiek, Jane A. Baran, Jennifer B. Shinn, Raleigh Jones
Details:
432 pages, B/W With Color Insert, Hardcover, 7 x 10"
ISBN13: 978-1-59756-350-5

Release date: 12/15/2011
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Overview

Disorders of the Auditory System covers both classic as well as new disorders of the auditory system and reflects the combined efforts of renowned audiologists and otologists. Perhaps for the first time, both the audiological and medical aspects of auditory dysfunction associated with disorders of the peripheral and central auditory system will be covered in one text. This book provides numerous insightful case studies that will provide informative reading for professionals in the fields of audiology, otology and neurology.

Audience

Primary Subject: Audiology / General
Secondary Subject: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery / Otology
Secondary Subject: Audiology / Hearing Disorders
Audience Level: Professional

Foreword by James Jerger
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. Structure and Function of the Auditory and Vestibular Systems
3. Audiologic, Vestibular, and Radiologic Procedures
4. Outer and Middle Ear Disorders
5. Inner Ear Disorders
6. Auditory Nerve Disorders
7. Disorders Affecting the Central Auditory Nervous System
8. Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, and Auditory Hallucinations
9. Hereditary and Congenital Hearing Loss.
Glossary
Index

About The Authors

Frank E. Musiek

Frank E. Musiek, PhD, CCC-A, is professor and director of auditory research, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and professor of otolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut.


Jane A. Baran

Jane A. Baran, PhD, is Professor and Chair in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Jennifer B. Shinn

Jennifer B. Shinn, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Shinn is the Chief of Audiology and Resident Research Director.


Raleigh Jones

Raleigh Jones, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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