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All laryngologists, especially general ENT doctors who see patients with paralytic dysphonia, as well as speech pathologists, will benefit from this book’s coverage of many basic and clinical aspects of reinnervation in retrieving patients’ normal voices. Phonosurgical treatment for paralytic dysphonia was first established in the late 1970s in the form of arytenoid adduction and medialization laryngoplasty. It made possible the... more...
This authoritative treatment of the fundamentals of mobile communications stresses the "fundamentals" of wireless and mobile communications engineering important for the design of "any" wireless system. The book differs from others in the field by stressing mathematical modelling and analysis.
Covering all aspects of the anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing loss, this Fourth Edition offers new information on current diagnostic technologies, the latest concepts in the medical management of hearing impairment, the care and management of tinnitus, and the clinical control of disequilibrium-offering a comprehensive review of the many afflictions that impair the hearing of adults and children.
There has been an explosion of studies in the field of genetic hearing impairment in the past decade, associated with major advances in our understanding of the mechanisms and conditions involved. However, a recent review has highlighted the very limited number of studies on the effects of such hearing impairment on the individuals and families of those concerned. In The Effects of Genetic Hearing Impairment in the Family, under the aegis of the... more...
The study of language has increasingly become an area of interdisciplinary interest. Not only is it studied by speech specialists and linguists, but by psychologists and neuroscientists as well, particularly in understanding how the brain processes meaning. This book is a comprehensive look at sentence processing as it pertains to the brain, with contributions from individuals in a wide array of backgrounds, covering everything from language... more...
Psychoacoustics offers a unique, comprehensive summary of information describing the processing of sound by the human hearing system. The third edition includes an additional chapter on audio-visual interactions and applications, plus more on applications throughout.
This is the sixth book in the Kresge - Mirmelstein Award Series. Each book in the series is comprised of the proceedings from this annual symposium held to honor the work of an outstanding auditory scientist. This volume honors the work of Dr. David Corey for his discoveries on hair cell micromechanics. Other contributors include leading auditory scientists and represent a synthesis of the latest information and thinking on hair cells and their... more...
Where can the most accurate and helpful information about hearing loss be found? From a friend or relative who has impaired hearing? From an experienced audiologist? Both, says the author of this essential book!   In an unusual new approach, audiologist John M. Burkey offers not only specific and up-to-date information based on his own extensive experience with patients, but also useful, first-hand advice from those patients... more...
American Sign Language is a rich and complex language. Recently declared as an official language and recognized by 48 states as a foreign language, more and more high school teachers across the country are teaching American Sign Language as an elective.   Learning American Sign Language: Levels I & II – Beginning &Intermediate is designed to prepare teachers to successfullyinteract with American Sign Language (ASL)... more...
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