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Speech audiometry

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
Print Book, English, 2011
Plural Publishing, San Diego, 2011
viii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
9781597563703, 1597563706
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