- Fred H Bess PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt; Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Vanderbuilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
- Larry E Humes PhD Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Now in its Fourth Edition, this book is designed for students in audiology or students desiring a broad, in-depth survey of the profession. The logical progression from fundamentals to more complex topics, the readable writing style, and the abundant simple illustrations are ideally suited for the introductory level. This edition has a more engaging design with anatomical drawings. Photo of ear pathologies are available online.
Online student resources on thePoint will include audiogram samples, review questions, pathology images, and case studies. Online instructor resources on thePoint will include PowerPoint slides, a test generator and an image bank.
Online student resources on thePoint include review questions, pathology images, and case studies. Online instructor resources on thePoint will include PowerPoint slides, a test generator and an image bank.
New To The Fourth Edition
- New two-color design plus some fifty new anatomical drawings and figures help students better visualize anatomy and understand key concepts and procedures.
- Advanced material, previously inserted as supplements at the end of the chapter, has been integrated into the body of each chapter.
- Additional vignettes have been added to enhance theunderstanding of key concepts and include some specific experiments that can be used in the classroom.
Additional Features Include
- Easy to read format, moving from basic information to more complex subject areas, that parallels the format of most introductory courses.
- Learning Objectives provide guidelines regarding material that will be discussed in each chapter.
- Chapter Summaries provide a brief recap of important information discussed in each chapter.