The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates
Frank E. Musiek, Jane A. Baran
Details: 487 pages, Full Color, Hardcover, 8.5" x 11"
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This updated, second edition of The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates remains an essential text for audiology students and clinicians. The text is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral auditory systems. Readers will benefit from the important link between science and clinical practice, with integrated clinical correlates found in each chapter.
- Presents balanced coverage of both the peripheral and central auditory systems
- Integrated clinical correlates establish the link between science and practice
- Substantial use of review articles and secondary sources enhances general understanding
- Numerous anatomical sketches and photographs supplement learning
New to this Edition
- A newly designed color interior and many full color images provide increased readability
- A new chapter providing an overview of normal development of the auditory system, plasticity of the central auditory system, and aging effects on the peripheral and central auditory systems
- A number of new illustrations
- New and updated information on synaptic ribbons, neuropharmacology of cochlear function, cryoloop cooling, and the vascular network of the brainstem
- Updated references, review articles, and readings
- Access to a PluralPlus companion website that includes PowerPoint lecture slides and an image bank
The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates, Second Edition is an essential text for graduate programs in audiology and a valuable reference for audiologists at any stage of their career.
"This book details the anatomy and physiology of the auditory system, with well-balanced coverage of the peripheral and central nervous systems, and an emphasis on clinical applications of the scientific theory. The clinical correlates make for very interesting reading, often including key research reviews or case studies relevant to a practising audiologist. I found the science more relevant and easier to grasp through these links to clinical practice. The second edition also adds a useful chapter on development. auditory system plasticity and ageing effects that focuses on clinical implications of lifetime changes of the auditory system."
—Jade Wilkinson, Pre-Registration Clinical Scientist, Royal Berkshire Audiology Department, Reading, UK in ENT & Audiology News (January/February 2019)
About the Authors
Chapter 1. Overview of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System
Introduction to the Auditory System
The Peripheral Auditory System
The Central Auditory System
The Cochlear Nucleus
Vascular Anatomy and Related Functions
The Efferent System
Neurotransmission in the Auditory System
Normal Development, Compensatory Plasticity, and Aging Effects
Chapter 2. The External Ear: Its Structure and Function
Functions of the Outer Ear
Chapter 3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Middle Ear
Functions of the Middle Ear
Chapter 4. Functional Anatomy of the Cochlea
Overview of the Temporal Bone
Osseous (Bony) Cochlea
Membranous Cochlea and Related Structures
Organ of Corti
Chapter 5. Cochlear Physiology I: Mostly Mechanics
The Traveling Wave (TW)
Hair Cell Mechanics
Chapter 6. Cochlear Physiology II: Mostly Electrophysiology
Richard J. Salvi, Ann Clock Eddins, and Jian Wang
With updated revisions for the current edition provided by Tony Sahley
Gross Cochlear Potentials
Hair Cell Receptor Potentials
Chapter 7. Structure and Function of the Auditory Nerve
Anatomy of the Auditory Nerve
Physiology of the Auditory Nerve
Chapter 8. The First Central Auditory Structure: The Cochlear Nucleus
Anatomy of the Cochlear Nucleus
Physiology of the Cochlear Nucleus
Chapter 9. Superior Olivary Complex
Anatomy of the Superior Olivary Complex
Physiology of the Superior Olivary Complex
The Acoustic Reflex
Chapter 10. The Lateral Lemniscus and Inferior Colliculus
Anatomy of the Lateral Lemniscus
Physiology of the Lateral Lemniscus
Anatomy of the Inferior Colliculus
Physiology of the Inferior Colliculus
Chapter 11. The Medial Geniculate Body and Auditory Thalamus
Anatomy of the Medial Geniculate Body and the Auditory Thalamus
Physiology of the Medial Geniculate Body and the Auditory Thalamus
Chapter 12. The Auditory Cortex and Subcortex
Anatomy of the Auditory Cortex and Subcortex
Physiology of the Auditory Cortex and Subcortex
Chapter 13. The Corpus Callosum and Auditory Interhemispheric Function
Anatomy of the Corpus Callosum and Interhemispheric Neural Pathways
Physiology of the Corpus Callosum and Interhemispheric Neural Pathways
Chapter 14. Vascular Anatomy of the Auditory System
Vascular Anatomy of the Auditory Periphery
Chapter 15. The Efferent System
Overview of the Efferent System
The Rostral Efferent System
The Caudal Efferent System
Chapter 16. Normal Development, Auditory System Plasticity, and Aging Effects
Development of the Auditory System
Auditory System Plasticity
Aging Effects on the Auditory System
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