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Advances in Audiology and Hearing Science
Volume 1: Clinical Protocols and Hearing Devices

ISBN 9781774631799
Published December 13, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
600 Pages 34 Color & 109 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

With chapters from audiology professionals from around the world, Advances in Audiology and Hearing Science presented in two volumes—provides an abundance of information on the latest technological and procedural advances in this ever-improving field.

Volume 1 primarily focuses on revised clinical protocols and provides information on new research to help guide decisions and criteria regarding diagnosis, management, and treatment of hearing-related issues. Topics include new clinical applications such as auditory steady-state response, wideband acoustic immittance, otoacoustic emissions, frequency following response, noise exposure, genomics and hearing loss, and more. The volume also includes a section on canine audiology, allowing students and professionals a broader exposure to hearing science.


Table of Contents

Part 1: Clinical Protocols Revised

1. Current and Emerging Clinical Applications of the Auditory Steady-State Response (ASSR)

James W. Hall III and Sara Momtaz

2. Application of Wideband Acoustic Immittance (WAI) in Assessment of the Middle Ear in Newborns, Children, and Adults

Navid Shahnaz

3. Auditory Efferent System

Thalita Ubiali and Maria Francisca Colella-Santos

4. Blinking and Looking: An Eye-Tracking Approach to Studying Cognitive Processing Differences in Individuals with Speech, Language, and Communication Disorders

Jennifer M. Roche and Schea N. Fissel

5. Canine Audiology

Kristine E. Sonstrom and Peter M. Scheifele

6. Central Auditory Processing: From Diagnosis to Rehabilitation

Maria Isabel Ramos do Amaral, Leticia Reis Borges, and Maria Francisca Colella-Santos

7. Recent Advances in Otoacoustic Emissions

Lisa Hunter

8. Non-Conventional Clinical Applications of Otoacoustic Emissions: From Middle Ear Transfer to Cochlear Homeostasis to Access to Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure

Blandine Lourenço, Fabrice Giraudet, Thierry Mom, and Paul Avan

9. Clinical Applications of Frequency Following Response in Children and Adults

Milaine Dominici Sanfins, Stavros Hatzopoulos, and Maria Francisca Colella-Santos

10. Functional Neuroimaging of the Central Auditory System

David L. McPherson, Richard Harris, and David Sorensen

11. Genomics and Hearing Loss: Towards a New Standard of Care?

Thierry Morlet

12. Global Initiatives for Hearing Health in the 21st Century

Bradley McPherson and Shelly Chadha

13. Solutions for Partial Deafness

Henryk Skarzynski and Piotr Henryk Skarzynski

14. Effect of Noise Exposure on Human Auditory Function: Hidden Versus Not-So-Hidden Hearing Loss

Colleen G. Le Prell

Part 2: Protocol and Last Moment Updates

15. Calibration Issues in OAE Measurements

Diane Sabo

16. Decomposition Methods of OAE Signals: Investigation of TEOAE Components with WVD and Time-Varying Filtering

Antoni D. Grzanka

17. Decomposition Methods of OAE Signals: Time–Frequency Analysis by the Matching Pursuit Algorithm

W. Wiktor Jedrzejczak

18. Hearing Screening: Teleaudiology and Its Application with Children in Africa and Europe

Maciej Ludwikowski et al.

19.  Hearing and Musicians’ Recent Findings on Hearing Health and Auditory Enhancement

Sávia Leticia Menuzzo Quental, Maria Isabel Ramos do Amaral, and Christiane Marques do Couto


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Stavros Hatzopoulos, PhD, is a faculty member of the Audiology & ENT Clinic, University of Ferrara, Italy. Andrea Ciorba, MD, PhD, has been a member of the Audiology & ENT Clinic, University of Ferrara, Italy, since 2004. Mark Krumm, PhD, is an associate professor in the School of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio (USA).