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Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology

Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology

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By (author) Judith Gravel, By (author) Richard C. Seewald

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  • Publisher: Plural Publishing Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 300 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 279mm x 33mm | 1,905g
  • Publication date: 30 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego
  • ISBN 10: 1597562459
  • ISBN 13: 9781597562454
  • Illustrations note: b/w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 157,795

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The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology is the most wide-ranging and complete work of its kind in the specialty area of pediatric audiology. It covers knowledge areas and the literature requisite to the provision of the full range of quality, comprehensive pediatric audiologic services to children from the neonatal period through school-age. The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology will become the definitive reference in pediatric audiology, containing contributions from 50 internationally recognized experts in the field. The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology is intended for use in doctoral-level education programs in audiology or hearing science, as well as to serve as an in-depth reference source for practicing audiologists and other professionals, educators, scientists, and policy makers seeking current and definitive information on evidence-based pediatric audiology practice. Pediatric Audiology: Interview with Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with Dr. Tharpe regarding her role as co-editor of the new textbook, Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology (by Richard Seewald and Anne Marie Tharpe), as well as the epidemiology of childhood hearing loss, principles of early hearing detection and intervention, assessment and management of hearing loss family counseling, and much more.

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Dr. Richard Seewald is a Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Research Associate at the National Centre for Audiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario. Prior to his recent retirement, Dr. Seewald held the Canada Research Chair in Childhood Hearing. Dr. Anne Marie Tharpe is Professor and Chair of the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Bill Wilkerson Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Sheila T.F. Moodie, MClSc., Faculty of Health Sciences, The National Centre for Audiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada., Journal of the Canadian Academy of Audiology, (March 2011): "This concise and comprehensive text book provides detailed information on the practice of pediatric audiology. The division of the book into eight sections results in easy navigation to particular topics of interest. The chapters are well-written and provide both basic science and research background, always linking the science to relevant clinical practice information. Each chapter has a significant number of pertinent and up-to-date references. Text, figures, tables, pictures and appendices are of good size and impeccable print quality. Many chapters provide checklists, protocols, and/or handouts that will be useful for pediatric audiologists in clinical practice. It will save many students from having to buy multiple text books and save audiology faculty members from having to search for relevant, up-to-date, well-written readings and lecture materials in the area of pediatric audiology. Audiologists in practice will find the text provides a wide range of clinically relevant information that will augment their knowledge and skills and improve the quality of services they are able to provide to children with hearing loss and their families. The chapters on epidemiology (Chpt. 5), frequency-specific ABR and ASSR assessment (Chpt. 20), cochlear implants for children (Chpts. 27 and 35), bone-anchored hearing aids (Chpt. 28), and auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (Chpts. 13 and 37) fill many gaps that exist in current pediatric audiology text books. The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology is a valuable and necessary reference for the library of pediatric audiologists, students, and other professionals interested in EHDI programs, hearing loss in children and the impact on families. The inclusion of a diverse range of information in a single text book makes it a 'must-have' and sets the bar high for future text books in audiology. It will facilitate the training, and continued development of, highly qualified professionals in pediatric audiology. It is truly an exemplary reflection of what Dr. Gravel would want it to be: scholarly, scientific, clinically applicable and useful for teaching. Judy would be proud." Jace Wolfe, PhD, Director of Audiology at Hearts for Hearing, The Hearing Journal (Dec 2011): "Pediatrics got a best seller! The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology: Leave it to Richard Seewald, PhD, to step up yet again and give us an authoritative, comprehensive text for managing children with hearing loss. With the help of his co-editor, Anne Marie Tharpe, PhD, and inspired by the late Dr. Judy Gravel, this book is a must-have resource for any clinician who has children walking through his clinic door."

Table of contents

Foreward by Fred Bass Acknowledgements Contributors Section I - Typical Auditory Development 1. Hearing Development: Embryology of the Ear Mark Hill 2. Development of the Auditory System from Periphery to Cortex Robert Harrison 3. Infant Speech Perception Derek Houston 4. Auditory Development in Normal-Hearing Children Lynne Werner & Lori Leibold Section II - Etiology and Medical Considerations 5. Descriptive Epidemiology of Childhood Hearing Impairment Adrian Davis & Katrina A. S. Davis 6. Genetics of Childhood Hearing Loss Linda Hood & Bronya J. B. Keats 7. Medical Considerations for Infants and Young Children with Hearing Loss: A Pediatrician's Perspective Betty Vohr 8. Medical Considerations for Infants and Children with Hearing Loss: The Otologists' Perspective Craig Buchman, Oliver Adunka, Carlton Zdanski & Harold Pillsbury Section III - Auditory Disorders 9. Conductive Hearing Loss in Children: Otitis Media with Effusion and Congenital Impairments Lisa Hunter & Kathleen Daly 10. Children with Unilateral Hearing Loss Heather Porter & Fred Bess 11. Permanent Minimal and Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss in Children: Implications and Outcomes Anne Marie Tharpe 12. Moderate to Profound Sensory Hearing Loss in Children Karen Johnson, Laurie Eisenberg & Amy Martinez 13. Auditory Neuropathy/Dys-synchrony Type Hearing Loss Gary Rance & Arnold Starr 14. (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders in Children Prudence Allen 15. Pseudohypacusis: False and Exaggerated Hearing Loss James Peck Section IV - Early Identification of Hearing Loss 16. Principles and Methods of Population Hearing Screening in EDHI Martyn Hyde 17. Screening for Hearing Loss and Middle Ear Disorders: Beyond the Newborn Period Jackson Roush & Robert Nozza Section V - Approaches to Assessment 18. Middle Ear Measurement Lisa Hunter & Robert Margolis 19. Otoacoustic Emissions Beth Prieve & Laura Dreisbach 20. Frequency-Specific Threshold Assessment in Young Infants Using the Transient ABR and the Brainstem ASSR David Stapells 21. Electrophysiologic Assessment of Hearing with Auditory Middle Latency and Auditory Late Responses James Hall III, Anuradha Bantwal, Vidya Ramkumar & Neha Chhabria 22. Behavioral Audiometry with Infants Judith Widen 23. Behavioral Audiometry and Children Allan Diefendorf 24. Putting it All Together: Assessment Protocols Diane Sabo & Patti Martin Section VI - Hearing Technologies 25. Current Approaches to the Fitting of Amplification to Infants and Young Children Marlene Bagatto & Susan Scollie 26. FM Systems and Communication Access for Children Dawna Lewis & Leisha Eiten 27. Cochlear Implants for Children: Promoting Auditory Development with Electrical Pulses Karen Gordon 28. Other Implantable Devices: Bone Anchored Hearing Aids Bill Hodgetts 29. Hearing Instrument Orientation for Children and Their Families Anne Marie Tharpe & Hollea Ryan Section VII - Management Considerations 30. History of the Management of Hearing Loss in Children Andree Durieux-Smith & Elizabeth Fitzpatrick 31. Facilitating Communication in Infants and Toddlers with Hearing Loss Melody Harrison 32. Toddlers and Preschool-Aged Children Kathryn Beauchaine, Darcia Dierking & Jack Kile 33. School-Aged Children Carolyne Edwards 34. Audiological Management of Unilateral and Minimal to Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss in Children Anne Marie Tharpe & William Dickinson 35. Care of Children Who Use Cochlear Implants Marilyn Neault 36. Audiologic Considerations for Children with Multiple Modality Involvement Allan Diefendorf, Rachel Allen, Monica Burch, Kathleen Corbin, Christine Griffiths, Baljit Rehal & Amanda Weinzierl 37. Children with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) Patricia Roush Section VIII - Family and Educational Considerations 38. Family-Centered Approaches Aneesha Pretto & Melody Harrison 39. Family Informational and Support Counseling Kris English 40. Potential Meets Reality in Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss Amy McConkey Robbins 41. Providing Services in Educational Contexts: Defining the Role of the Pediatric Audiologist Patricia Chute & Mary Ellen Nevins Index