Companion Website

Welcome to Plural Publishing's companion website, intended to enhance your use of the text Essentials of Modern Hearing Aids: Selection, Fitting, and Verification by Todd Ricketts, Ruth Bentler, and H. Gustav Mueller.

About the Book

Essentials of Modern Hearing Aids: Selection, Fitting, and Verification is a comprehensive textbook, ideal for graduate-level amplification courses in audiology programs. It also is the ultimate go-to reference for anyone fitting and dispensing hearing aids. This is truly an "A to Z" textbook, with topics including audiologic pre-fitting testing, needs assessment and treatment planning, hearing aid selection, verification, orientation and counseling, post-fitting follow-up, and real-world validation. Moreover, a substantial portion of the book reviews the underlying up-to-date design and function of digital hearing aid components, circuitry and processing, the wide assortment of hearing aid features, and the many algorithms that make these features work successfully.

Contact Us

We invite your reactions to both Essentials of Modern Hearing Aids: Selection, Fitting, and Verification and this site. Please feel free to call Plural Publishing, Inc. at 858-492-1555 with your questions and your suggestions for improving the book and the companion website. Additionally, do not hesitate to email us at if you need help or have comments to pass along. Please include the phrase "Essentials of Modern Hearing Aids" in the subject line of your e-mail message(s). We look forward to hearing from you!