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Author Lawson, Gary D., 1941-

Title Speech audiometry / Gary Lawson and Mary Peterson
Published San Diego : Plural Pub., c 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 166 pages) : illustrations
Series Core clinical concepts in audiology
Core clinical concepts in audiology.
Contents Brief overview of speech acoustics -- Preparation for testing -- Traditional measurements in speech audiometry -- Masking in speech audiometry -- Assessment for differential diagnosis -- Assessment of auditory processing disorders -- Assessment of pseudohypacusis -- Use of speech stimuli for hearing aid evaluations and to optimize hearing aid fittings -- Assessment to determine cochlear implant candidacy
Summary Like other books in the Core Clinical Concepts in Audiology Series, this book is designed to be particularly helpful and appealing to students and clinicians. It provides a single, easy to manage volume that provides broad coverage of speech audiometry and masking in clinical protocols. In addition to providing appropriate background information, the coverage presents a broad spectrum of assessment tools ranging from traditional to modern. Procedures in this book will assist clinicians in determining differential diagnosis, assessing auditory processing ability, identifying pseudohypacusis, determining cochlear implant candidacy, predicting hearing aid benefit, and counseling
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed on Sept. 12, 2014)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Audiometry, Speech.
Hearing disorders -- Diagnosis.
Audiometry, Speech.
Hearing Disorders -- diagnosis.
Speech Perception.
Form Electronic book
Author Peterson, Mary, 1953-
ISBN 1597566969 (electronic bk.)
9781597566964 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)