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Pediatric audiology; diagnosis, technology, and management. (DVD included).


Pediatric audiology; diagnosis, technology, and management. (DVD included)

Ed. by Jane R. Madell and Carol Flexer.

Thieme Medical Publishers


329 pages




Contributors, all master clinicians, provide essential information on hearing loss, diagnosis, hearing access technology, and management of the education of children with hearing loss. Specific topics include the genetics of hearing loss, medical evaluation, newborn screening, hearing test protocols, behavioral observation audiometry for infants from birth to six moths and conditioned play audiometry for children older than two and a half, evaluation of children with special needs, middle-ear measurement, hearing aids, cochlear implants for infants and children, team approaches for management of hearing loss, education and access laws, educational placement options, multicultural children, parent counseling, teen counseling, and managing special considerations such as mild or unilateral hearing loss and cases of auditory neuropathy. This serves as a graduate-level text and professional reference.

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