Fitting and Dispensing Hearing Aids

Fitting and Dispensing Hearing Aids

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Whether you're a graduate student, hearing instrument specialist or clinical audiologist, the Second Edition of Fitting and Dispensing Hearing Aids aims to provide you with the latest in concise and practical information across a broad spectrum of topics. Its twelve chapters, sequenced to match the patient's journey through a clinical practice, are packed with the latest commercial innovations in hearing aids, patient-related outcome measures and counseling skills. Experienced clinicians will also find the updated chapters on help seeking behavior and hearing aid features and benefits to be valuable to their continued professional development.Hearing aid dispensing has always been a technology-driven profession, heavily dependent on the expertise, thoughtfulness and good judgment of the professional. Over the past few years, even as technology has continued to evolve at breakneck speed, these skills have become more relevant then ever in the delivery of high quality patient care, especially to the rapidly aging Baby-boomer population.Fitting and Dispensing Hearing Aids, Second Edition, authored by two of the industry's leading authorities on adult amplification and audiology practice management, is required reading for anyone studying to obtain their hearing aid dispensing license, or an audiology or speech pathology student looking for the latest in dispensing and fitting hearing aids in a succinct, entertaining format.
Yes, you read that proclamation correctly: Because each chapter is written around a specific theme, like wine tasting, travel, baseball, country music and more, you will find this textbook is actually fun-to-read.
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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 31.75mm | 907.18g
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black and white
  • 1597566500
  • 9781597566506
  • 1,151,490

Table of contents

Preface. Chapter 1. Basic Psychology of Hearing Loss in Adults. Chapter 2. Acoustics at the Speed of SoundChapter 3. Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Ear. Chapter 4. Measurement of Hearing. Chapter 5. Hearing Disorders and Audiogram Interpretation. Chapter 6. The Hearing Aid Selection Process. Chapter 7. All About Style: Hearing Aids and Earmolds. Chapter 8. Hearing Aids: How They Work! Chapter 9. Advanced Hearing Aid Features. Chapter 10. Hearing Aid Fitting Procedures. Chapter 11. Outcome Assessments and Postfitting Issues. Chapter 12. "Selling" Hearings Aids: It's Not a Bad Thing! Appendix. References. Index.
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About H. Gustav Mueller

Brian Taylor, AuD, is the Senior Director of Clinical Affairs at Turtle Beach. He is also a clinical audiology advisor for the Fuel Medical Group. Brian is an adjunct professor for A.T. Still University Arizona School of Health Sciences, and editor of Audiology Practices, the quarterly journal of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology.H. Gustav Mueller, PhD, is a professor of audiology at Vanderbilt University and holds faculty positions with the University of Northern Colorado and Rush University. He is the senior audiology consultant for the Sivantos Hearing Group, and contributing editor for AudiologyOnline.
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