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Hearing in Children free pdf In this completely updated sixth edition, Hearing in Children thoroughly examines the current knowledge of pediatric audiology, and provides a medical perspective on the identification, diagnosis, and management of hearing loss in children. This enduring text has been the chief pediatric hearing resource used worldwide by audiologists for nearly 40 years. Key features to Hearing in Children, Sixth Edition include: -An expanded review of the medical aspects - early intervention, genetics, diseases and disorders, and treatments - of pediatric hearing loss as well as hearing and auditory disorders in infants, toddlers, and young children -Practical descriptions of age-specific testing protocols and hearing screening technologies, and early hearing loss detection and intervention procedures -Comprehensive coverage of amplification for children with hearing loss, including fitting and management issues in hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices -Valuable information on the role of family-centered services related to all aspects of childhood deafness -A revised appendix of hearing disorders that includes 90 syndromes and disorders associated with childhood deafness -Nearly 500 new and current references

About Jerry L. Northern

Jerry L. Northern, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he served as Head of the Audiology Clinical Services for more than 26 years. Dr. Northern is a native of Denver, Colorado where he was raised by his deaf grandparents and grew up using American Sign Language. He holds a BA degree in Experimental Psychology from Colorado College, Master's Degrees from Gallaudet University of Washington DC and the University of Denver and he earned his PhD degree in Audiology at the University of Colorado. He served in the US Army Medical Services Corps during the Viet Nam Conflict as the Assistant Director of the US Army Audiology and Speech Pathology Center at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. A prolific writer and editor of several professional journals, he has authored nearly a dozen textbooks in the areas of hearing and hearing disorders including five editions of Hearing in Children (co-authored with Marion Downs) and three editions of Hearing Disorders. Dr Northern also co-authored the highly successful textbook, Probe Microphone Measurements: Hearing aid selection and fitting along with Drs. Gustav Mueller and David Hawkins. His professional activities have included clinical practice, teaching, medical-legal and industry consultation, clinical and basic research, as well as extensive lecturing in some 25 countries. Dr. Northern is a Founding Member of the American Academy of Audiology and served as the national organization's third President. He founded the continuing audiology education journal, Seminars in Hearing and served as its editor for 20 years, and was editor-publisher of the Bulletin of the American Academy of Audiology, Audiology Today for nearly 15 years. He has been honored by numerous organizations for his career contributions to the field of audiology. He currently continues his consulting activities in audiology and is busy at work with a new sixth edition of Hearing in Children. Marion P. Downs

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Author : Jerry L. Northern
Publisher : Plural Publishing Inc
Data Published : 01 July 2013
ISBN : 1597563927
EAN : 9781597563925
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 720 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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