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Increasingly used as an adjunctive tool in the diagnosis and management of ear disease, middle ear endoscopy has the potential to decrease patient morbidity, prevent disease recurrence, and reduce costs. Its capacity to uncover hidden anatomy within the small dimensions of the ear has made it essential for functional surgery, allowing surgeons to preserve key anatomic structures such as the cochlea and facial nerve.... more...
Since its first publication in 1974, the Color Atlas of ENT Diagnosis has established itself as an essential overview of ENT, brilliantly illustrated with a wealth of high-quality color photographs. Now in its fourth edition at Thieme, the Flexibook has been updated to cover the latest developments in areas such as nasal endoscopy and digital hearing aids. The concise text is divided into five main sections - examination, ear, nose,... more...
Hearing Assistive and Access Technology provides both fundamental and current information on hearing assistive technologies including FM systems, hearing loop systems, infrared systems, various short-range wireless device communications, as well as other auditory and visual access technologies for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. The authors present an overview of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of... more...
For student clinicians and clinical supervisors alike, clinical practicum in speech-language pathology is a learning experience that involves clearly defined expectations, ethical principles, and effective methods of treatment. This comprehensive resource provides a well-rounded discussion of the clinical practicum, including basic organization and competency guidelines, ethical and behavioral conduct between the student and supervisor and with... more...
Endoscopic techniques have revolutionized many surgical specialties and allowed the gradual development of new, minimally invasive procedures. Otology is no exception. The aim of Endoscopic Ear Surgery is to explore the role of endoscopy in the evolution of otologic surgery, and to introduce the surgeon to basic and advanced endoscopic ear surgery techniques. Rich with color images, the book also serves as an atlas of temporal bone anatomy and... more...
The use of sign language has a long history. Indeed, humans' first languages may have been expressed through sign. Sign languages have been found around the world, even in communities without access to formal education. In addition to serving as a primary means of communication for Deaf communities, sign languages have become one of hearing students' most popular choices for second-language study. Sign languages are now accepted as complex and... more...
Your definitive guide for helping your speech-impaired child--cowritten by two in-the-trenches experts When a child has communication problems-- diagnosed or not--parents are first looking for a place to go for help. The Parent’s Guide to Speech and Language Problems is a one-stop resource, offering not just the most up-to-date medical information but also advice and encouragement from a mom who’s been there. Author Debbie... more...
Today, cochlear implants are the most successful of all prostheses of the nervous system. They are used in individuals who are deaf or suffer from a severe hearing deficiency caused by loss of cochlear hair cells. Auditory brainstem implants provide stimulation of the cochlear nucleus and are used in patients with an auditory nerve dysfunction, a deformed cochlea which does not allow cochlear implantation, or traumatic auditory nerve injury. In this... more...
American Sign Language is a wonderful silent language of hands, face, and body that is rich with nuance, emotion, and grace. Bantam is proud to present the newly revised Signing : How To Speak With Your Hands, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide that has long been the invaluable and definitive guide for families, friends, and professionals who need to communicate effectively with deaf children and adults. Now this expanded edition, with redesigned... more...
This book provides professionals who treat patients with balance disorders with an easy-to-read and practical manual for how to interpret and understand balance function testing. A variety of health care professionals, including otolaryngologists, neurologists, primary care physicians, audiologists, and physical therapists will benefit from this book. This text will serve as a simple and straightforward text that explains what you need to know about... more...
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