Hearing Loss, Third Edition,

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Taylor & Francis, Feb 17, 1993 - Medical - 544 pages
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Revised and updated throughout, the third edition of this text furnishes basic information about the anatomy and physiology of the ear, testing of hearing, and treatment of ear disorders - integrating concepts in otology, audiology, and related fields in language accessible to all disciplines.;Maintaining the features that made the previous editions so popular, this practical reference: provides new information on brain stem evoked response audiometry and acoustic emission hearing tests; addresses the latest developments in hearing aid amplification and cochlear implants; presents a new chapter that considers the problem of tinnitus; offers a new chapter on dizziness, detailing the associated balance disorders and modern techniques of evaluation, including posturography; and contains a new chapter on facial paralysis.;Illustrating important principles with case reports, this third edition is an essential reference for audiologists, otolaryngologists, otologists, residents, nurses, audiometric technicians, and attorneys, as well as a valuable text for graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.

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Robert Thayer Sataloff, MD, DMA is a prolific writer of books and articles. Dr. Sataloff is Professor of Otolaryngology at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia; Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at Graduate Hospital; Adjunct Professor of Otorhinolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania and at Georgetown University; on the faculties of the Acadeomy of Vocal Arts and the Curtis Institute of Music, Conductor of the Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra, and Director of the Jefferson Arts-Medicine Center. He is also a professional singer and singing teacher. Dr. Sataloff is Chairman of the Board of Chief Directors of the Voice Foundation and of the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Voice, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Occupational Hearing Loss; on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Singing, Medical Problems of Performing Artists and Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

Sataloff is Professor of Otology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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