Clinical Audiology: An Introduction, 2nd Edition by Brad A. Stach

By Brad A. Stach

Even if you're making plans a profession as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist, medical Audiology: An creation, 2d version, is the main entire, easy-to-understand publication designed to provide you the scientific wisdom base had to enhance on your selected career. assurance of audiology fundamentals is widely dependent and comprises subject matters akin to listening to tools, a number of review suggestions, and the remedy method, for you to provide you with a well-rounded view of the medical perform of audiology.

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Not so very long ago, in the 1970s, official scope of practice guidelines for the profession of audiology did not delineate the dispensing of hearing aids as being within the scope of CHAPTER 1 THE PROFESSION OF AUDIOLOGY IN THE UNITED STATES 9 the profession. Because the dispensing of hearing aids was such a natural extension of the central theme of the profession, audiologists began expanding their practices into this area as a routine matter of course. Soon, it became a common part of professional practice, and today dispensing hearing aids is considered an integral part of an audiologist’s responsibilities.

A neonatologist is a physician specializing in the care of newborns. A tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue, which can occur on or around the auditory nerve. A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is an interruption of the blood supply to the brain resulting in a loss of function, a stroke for example. 22 CHAPTER 1 THE PROFESSION OF AUDIOLOGY IN THE UNITED STATES An oncologist is a physician specializing in the treatment of cancer. When a substance is poisonous to the ear, it is ototoxic. Audiologists also work closely with oncologists and specialists in infectious diseases to monitor hearing and balance functions in patients undergoing certain types of drug therapies.

A cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is an interruption of the blood supply to the brain resulting in a loss of function, a stroke for example. 22 CHAPTER 1 THE PROFESSION OF AUDIOLOGY IN THE UNITED STATES An oncologist is a physician specializing in the treatment of cancer. When a substance is poisonous to the ear, it is ototoxic. Audiologists also work closely with oncologists and specialists in infectious diseases to monitor hearing and balance functions in patients undergoing certain types of drug therapies.

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