A totally up to date reference book for anything which an audiology professional needs to know about how ageing affects the auditory system and how applying this knowledge can optimise rehabilitation outcomes from the fitting of hearing aids. That very much puts it in the category of important reading material! -- BSHAA News
Completely revised and updated, Geriatric Audiology, Second Edition is a unique handbook that provides audiologists, speech language pathologists, and doctoral students in audiology with evidence-based, clinical guidance on evaluating and treating hearing loss in older adults. Focusing solely on geriatric audiology, this new edition contains the latest information on the demographics of aging as well as the biological, sociological, and psychological factors that affect geriatric hearing loss and its ramifications.
- Includes a new chapter designed to help audiologists and speech language pathologists teach health care professionals about hearing loss diagnosis and management
- Emphasizes patient-centered hearing health care
- Contains updated chapters on hearing loss, pure tone and speech findings, hearing aids, and audiologist rehabilitation and counseling for geriatric patients, giving readers comprehensive information on important areas in the specialty
Based on Dr. Weinstein's extensive experience in geriatric audiology, this book is an invaluable resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and others involved in the care of elderly patients with hearing, speech, language, voice problems, and other communicative disorders.