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Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing for Audiologist - 08 edition

Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing for Audiologist (ISBN10: 1401814441; ISBN13: 9781401814441)
ISBN13: 978-1401814441
ISBN10: 1401814441

Summary: The first anatomy and physiology text just for audiologists, this new text brings together some of the best professional minds in the field to consider the structures and mechanisms of the auditory system. Basic science is covered in the foundations section of the text, giving a much needed examination of the biological processes in terms the audiologist needs most. Detailed examination of the anatomy and physiology of hearing follows with diagrams and in-depth discu
ssions. The text concludes with chapters on the pathology of hearing, covering the different causes of hearing loss, from noise-induced hearing loss to genetic aspects of hearing loss. From start to finish this text is written specifically for the audiologist, making it an essential foundational resource.

Features:
  • Multicontributed by researchers and experts in each topic, this text provides high level information in an accessible, single resource.
  • Richly illustrated throughout, both anatomical structures and supporting data are clear, concise, and meaningful.
  • End-of-chapter questions provide the opportunity to review key concepts in each chapter, with the accompanying answers in the back of the book for self-study.
  • Key terms are highlighted in each chapter, with definitions located in the comprehensive glossary.
  • The final chapter examines emerging therapies for hearing loss and provides a glimpse at the new directions the field may take as new research is performed.
...show more
Summary: The first anatomy and physiology text just for audiologists, this new text brings together some of the best professional minds in the field to consider the structures and mechanisms of the auditory system. Basic science is covered in the foundations section of the text, giving a much needed examination of the biological processes in terms the audiologist needs most. Detailed examination of the anatomy and physiology of hearing follows with diagrams and in-depth discussions. The text concludes with chapters on the pathology of hearing, covering the different causes of hearing loss, from noise-induced hearing loss to genetic aspects of hearing loss. From start to finish this text is written specifically for the audiologist, making it an essential foundational resource.

Features:
  • Multicontributed by researchers and experts in each topic, this text provides high level information in an accessible, single resource.
  • Richly illustrated throughout, both anatomical structures and supporting data are clear, concise, and meaningful.
  • End-of-chapter questions provide the opportunity to review key concepts in each chapter, with the accompanying answers in the back of the book for self-study.
  • Key terms are highlighted in each chapter, with definitions located in the comprehensive glossary.
  • The final chapter examines emerging therapies for hearing loss and provides a glimpse at the new directions the field may take as new research is performed.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 08
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Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2008
International: No



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