Significant advances in Audiology during the last few decades have resulted in a wide spectrum of sophisticated treatment options and diagnostic tests. This concise, easily accessible FAQ format addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of the field, providing audiologists, otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology residents and other specialists with a high-yield study guide. Key highlights in second edition Expert authors answer the "most frequently asked" Audiology questions, enabling quick comprehension of key Audiology concepts. Topics new to the second edition include multifrequency tympanometry and ototoxic monitoring; while updates cover vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, video head impulse testing, bow and lean tests, current hearing aid technology and wireless accessories, and standards for testing hearing aids. Two new chapters cover the audiological assessment of pediatric patients and the educational training of audiologists. More than 130 figures and tables elucidate learning. This succinct, pocket-sized Audiology guide will greatly benefit Otolaryngology residents with demanding schedules who often struggle preparing for and mastering the challenging Audiology component of the Board exam. The reader-friendly format also provides a quick, go-to reference for ENT practitioners.
Adult Audiology Casebook
Author: Michael Valente, L. Maureen Valente
Adult Audiology Casebook is a compendium of key clinical cases designed to help clinicians develop the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully diagnose and treat patients. The cases are written by experts from around the world who share their experiences and expertise in dealing with a range of challenging clinical scenarios. An important classroom resource, the book gives readers expert guidance on providing best practice care in the areas of hearing disorders, the diagnosis of auditory and vestibular disorders, amplification, cochlear implants, hearing assistive technology, and management of tinnitus. Key Features: More than 70 adult case reports written by leading clinicians from the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and England Over 180 color audiograms that help clinicians evaluate hearing sensitivity Includes a series of questions on each case with thought-provoking answers followed by a summary of the key points on that case This textbook is essential reading for graduate level audiology students who want to sharpen and enhance their clinical skills. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and speech pathology professors as well as a practical reference for practicing audiologists, otolaryngologists, and ENT residents in their daily practice. Adult Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to Pediatric Audiology Casebook, by Jane Madell and Carol Flexer, published by Thieme in 2011.
Pediatric Audiology Casebook bridges the gap between content knowledge and clinical application in an accessible manner that will enable readers to put learned theory into active practice by engaging them in problem-based learning.This compendium of key cases is an excellent choice for the classroom, covering everything from basic and complex diagnostic cases, to hearing aid technology, vestibular issues, and the management of auditory development. Each case is consistently organized, beginning with the patients clinical history and audiologic testing. The authors then pose a series of evaluative questions to the reader, followed by carefully considered, thought-provoking answers designed to foster understanding. Cases close with a discussion of the definitive diagnosis, recommended treatment options, and the final outcome.Features 69 highly relevant cases cover a wide variety of common and uncommon clinical scenarios All cases follow a consistent, user-friendly format, guiding the reader from assessment and diagnosis through treatment and outcome Incisive discussion questions provide a critical lens for clinical evaluation Over 50 audiograms are accompanied by a universal reference key to facilitate ease-of-use This textbook is essential reading for the graduate level audiology student on his or her quest to become a thoughtful and effective diagnostician. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and SLP professors, as well as a practical reference for clinicians in their daily practice. This text is also useful for SLPs who work with children with hearing loss, as well as for pediatricians and otolaryngologists.Pediatric Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to the bestselling textbook Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management by the same authors.
"Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has developed as a specialty in recognition of the highly focused attention necessary to fully comprehend and master the intricate anatomic and physiologic relationships of the structures located between the thoracicinlet and the foramen magnum. Our specialty originally developed out of a need to manage the intricacies of this area of the body, but as the depth of our knowledge grew subspecialties within the discipline branched off, and often it may seem that we area collection of otologists, neurotologists, head and neck oncologists, laryngologists, pediatric otolaryngologists, rhinologists, facial plastic surgeons, and general otolaryngologists. This text should serve as a concise yet practical review and reference textbook for anyone interested in the full scope of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery"--Provided by publisher.
Praise for the previous edition: ""This unique book encompasses everything from hearing science and psychoacoustics to hearing conservation and basic audiometry...explaining it at beginner's level while providing a more in-depth look for the more experienced."" -- Doody's Review Now in a more user-friendly format, with a four-color design, this new edition includes the latest scientific and clinical knowledge to give audiology students a solid understanding of core audiologic concepts. Every essential topic in audiology, from acoustics and anatomy to auditory disorders and hearing loss, is covered in this book. Key Features of the Fourth Edition: Covers new technology for electrophysiological assessment as well as bone-anchored hearing aids and cochlear implants Expanded discussion of management techniques, now in two separate chapters More than 300 exquisite full-color illustrations Questions and answers at the end of each chapter for study and review of essential topics Extensive bibliography with references to current literature Essentials of Audiology, Fourth Edition, is an indispensable reference for undergraduate and first year graduate students in audiology as well as a valuable resource for speech and language pathology students. With thorough coverage of the essentials of clinical practice, this new edition is also a good refresher for audiologists and speech-language pathologists who are starting out in their practice.
This well-organized text for rapid clinical and board review contains high-yield facts using a question and answer format that covers all subspecialty topics in otolaryngology. It combines clinically relevant facts with hard-to-remember, commonly tested details and presents them in an easy-to-follow layout that allows clinicians to quickly review large amounts of information. Key Features: More than 9,000 high-yield questions and answers, half provided in the book and the other half online Portable for quick reference during downtimes such as in between rounds or while traveling Clinical pearls on patient evaluation and management This review book is a must-have for residents preparing for in-service exams or initial board certification exams as well as seasoned clinicians studying for their MOC Part III re-certification exams.
This text and reference offers scientific, clinical and philosophical insights regarding current issues and procedures in audiology, incorporating the most recent material in the physiology, assessment, diagnosis and management of hearing disorders.
Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology is used the world over as the definitive reference for trainee ENT surgeons, audiologists and trainee head and neck surgeons, as well as specialists who need detailed, reliable and authoritative information on all aspects of ear, nose and throat disease and treatment. Key points: accompanied by a fully searchable electronic edition, making it more accessible, containing the same content as the print edition, with operative videos and references linked to Medline highly illustrated in colour throughout to aid understanding updated by an international team of editors and contributors evidence-based guidelines will help you in your clinical practice features include key points, best clinical practice guidelines, details of the search strategies used to prepare the material and suggestions for future research new Endocrine section. Scott-Brown will provide trainee surgeons (ENT and Head and Neck), audiologists and ENT physicians with quick access to relevant information about clinical conditions, and provide them with a starting point for further research. The accompanying electronic edition, enhanced with operative videos, will enable both easy reference and accessibility on the move.
Laryngeal Dissection and Surgery Guide provides surgeons with detailed, step-by-step instructions for performing laryngeal dissections in a lab or clinical setting, helping them put knowledge into practice. The dissection chapter grounds the young surgeon in the anatomy of the larynx and provides a detailed look at the complex relationships of the various structures in and around the larynx. The descriptions of over 20 common surgical procedures give surgeons a complete picture of each surgical step. Key Features: Guidance on performing endoscopic and open procedures including phonosurgery, arytenoidectomy, laryngectomy, and thyroplasty High quality, detailed photos and illustrations accompany the text, clarifying each surgical step Key points, pearls, and pitfalls presented in each chapter for easy reference Written by more than 25 renowned experts from all over the world Laryngeal Dissection and Surgery Guide is the manual otolaryngology residents, laryngology fellows, and practitioners should have by their side as they work to perfect their surgical skills in the dissection lab and in the operating room. Experienced surgeons will also find it a useful review.
Author: Melissa A. Scholes, Vijay R Ramakrishnan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Stay up to date on the broad specialty of otolaryngology with, ENT Secrets, the revised volume in the popular Secrets Series®. This medical reference book reviews the overall field of otolaryngology, with each chapter covering basic and in-depth subjects, important topics for a wide-range of practitioners, and practical management issues. The user-friendly Secrets style makes this resource a valuable addition to your library! Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts through a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Exam Pearls," "Key Points" summaries, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with a full range of well-organized essential topics in ear, nose and throat disorders. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.
Author: Rudolf Probst, Gerhard Grevers
Winner of the First Prize in ENT at the 2006 BMA (British Medical Association) Medical Book CompetitionThis is a remarkable introduction to the complex world of otorhinolaryngology, in full color!This beautifully conceived book makes learning ENT almost simple, with its excellent drawings and photographs of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of this region. Throughout the book connections are made to internal medicine, pediatrics, and surgery. A highly structured text, using boxed information and tables, provides a quick overview of the subject.This is a highly effective introduction to ENT for senior medical students and interns.
By focusing on how to establish clear indications for surgery and how to improve surgical approaches in endoscopic paranasal sinus surgery, this practical operating manual appeals to the beginner as well as to the practicing surgeon. Techniques covered range from simple procedures to the most advanced applications, including tumor and trauma surgery, and procedures involving the anterior skull base.Based on their clinical and considerable teaching experience, the authors have chosen an approach that responds directly to patients concerns and which is set within a simple framework based on the questions of Who? When? Why? and How?:Who? offers guidelines on patient selection and dealing with patients' expectations,When? discusses optimizing the diagnosis and medical management as well as the timing of surgery,Why? evaluates realistic surgical goals with regard to patients' symptoms and their quality of life,How? describes surgical techniques step-by-step, explains terminology, discusses surgical modifications and alternatives, and offers guidelines for the management of complications.Nearly 1,000 illustrations of exceptional quality and a 3-hour DVD of surgical procedures and interviews with patients supplement the step-by-step instructions and practical tips in the text.
Author: Brad A. Stach
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Clinical Audiology: An Introduction is a stimulating, introductory - level textbook that provides a "big-picture" overview of the field of audiology. It introduces the student to the broad scope of the field, with the aim that they will be better prepared to understand the relevance of what they learn later on. This text provides general familiarization with the many different evaluative and rehabilitative technologies and demonstrates how these technologies are integrated into answering the many challenging clinical questions facing an audiologist. Focusing on the clinical nature of audiology, this essential book provides students with questions, challenges, and technologies available to address issues of hearing impairment and rehabilitation.TEXTBOOK