Audiology and Communication Disorders: An Overview (Point (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins))
- Publish Date: 2008-07-09
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Larry E. Humes PhD;Fred H. Bess PhD
This book will serve as a core fundamentals textbook in the introduction to audiology course that all undergraduate speech pathology and audiology students are required to take. Chapters cover the communication chain; structure and function of the auditory system; auditory disorders; audiologic measurement; screening for hearing loss and middle ear status; prosthetic devices for the hearing impaired; and rehabilitation and habilitation for individuals with impaired hearing. Boxed learning activities, vignettes, and commentaries enhance students' understanding of key concepts in audiology and their clinical applications.
A companion website offers a quiz bank, case studies with questions, an interactive screening program, animations, 25 video demonstations, labeling exercises, an anatomy and physiology image bank, and an audio glossary.