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428. Stapedectomy.

Author(s): Rizer, F. M. Source: In: Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery: Haberman, R. S., ed. York, PA. Thieme 2004. pp.108-19. Availability: Available from Thieme New York. 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Toll-free: (800) 782-3488. Fax: (212) 947-1112. E-mail: customerservice@thieme.com. Web site: http://www.thieme.com. ISBN: 1-5889-0173-4. PRICE: $109 plus shipping and handling. Language: EN. Abstract: In this chapter from the text Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery the author describes stapedectomy as a remarkable operation that can be completed in one hour or less. The author also states that, despite existing controversies over issues like the best type of prosthesis, the ideal place and way to anchor the prosthesis, the importance of the stapedius tendon, the amount of the footplate to remove, the material to use to seal the oval window, and other details-the important observation is that the vast majority of stapedectomy operations are successful. Topics covered in this chapter include patient presentation and examination, patient selection, alternate therapies, contraindications, operating room setup, specific techniques, and complications. Includes figures and references. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Loss Surgery. Hearing Loss Correction. Hearing Therapy. Middle Ear Surgery. Otology.

429.

Auditory Disorders in School Children: The Law,

Identification, Remediation, Fourth Edition.

Author(s): Roeser, R. J., Downs, M. P. Source: York, PA. Thieme 2004. 488 pp. Hardcover. Availability: Available from Thieme New York. 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Toll-free: (800) 782-3488. Fax: (212) 947-1112. E-mail: customerservice@thieme.com. Web site: http://www.thieme.com. ISBN: 1-58890-228-5. PRICE: $59 plus shipping and handling. Language: English. Abstract: This fourth edition of Auditory Disorders in School Children covers techniques for identifying hearing loss in infants and children. The authors provide important information on diagnosis and treatment of mild to severe auditory disorders, including screening and diagnostic testing procedures, hearing aids, cochlear implants, auditory processing disorders and much more. A key section, called The Audiology Home, has been added. This section explores the possibilities of a family-oriented treatment center to achieve maximum benefit for each child with auditory disorders. 58 tables, 88 illustrations. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Childhood Deafness. Deaf Children. Hard-of-Hearing Children. Learning Disabilities. Early Intervention. Disability Rights. Special Education Programs. Early Childhood Education. Hearing Test. Hearing Screening.

430.

Cochlear Implants.

Author(s): Roeser, R. J., Bauer, P. Source: In: Auditory Disorders in School Children, Fourth Edition. Roeser, R.J.; Downs, M.P., ed. York, PA. Thieme 2004. 323-43. Availability: Available from Thieme New York. 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Toll-free: (800) 782-3488. Fax: (212) 947-1112. E-mail: customerservice@thieme.com. Web site: http://www.thieme.com. ISBN: 1-58890-228-5. PRICE: $59 plus shipping and handling. Language: English. Abstract: In this chapter of the fourth edition of Auditory Disorders in School Children the authors talks about cochlear implants with the focus on topics of interest to school-based professionals, including how implants work, the devices that are currently available, candidacy, risks, benefits, cochlear implants in the schools, and cochlear implants and the deaf culture. Because children with profound hearing loss cannot benefit from cochlear implants, the authors also describe tactile hearing aids in this chapter. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Cochlear Implants. Auditory Processing Disorder. Hard- of- Hearing Children. Assistive Hearing Devices. Hearing Technology. Hearing Aids.

431.

Handbook to Service the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A Bridge

to Accessibility.

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Author(s): Rohring.P., Adams, J. W. Source: Burlington, MA. Academic Press. 2004. 272p. Availability: Available from Elsevier Inc., 30 Corporate Drive, Suite 400, Burlington, MA 01803, USA. 1-888-677-7357. Web site: www.academicpress.com. PRICE: $59.95 plus shipping and handling. ISBN: 0-12-044141-1. Hardcover. Language: English. Abstract: This is an illustrated handbook designed for persons who wish to learn more about providing services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The book provides research and practical information on understanding issues effecting people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and recommends best practices on providing community accessibility to this population, and lists other resources. In addition, there is the unique perspective of the authors/ professionals-the text draws from the experiences of a Deaf (Rohring) and a hearing (Adams) author. The handbook is being offered for college training programs, hospitals, health care agencies, hearing and speech centers, school districts, educational agencies, and any one working with or employing deaf or hard of hearing persons. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Deafness. Hearing Impairment. Speech-Language Pathology. Accessibility. Deaf Culture. Sign Language.

432.

Medical Aspects of Disorders of the Auditory System.

Author(s): Roland, P. S., Shoup, A. G. Source: In: Auditory Disorders in School Children, Fourth Edition. Roeser, R.J.; Downs, M.P. ed. York, PA. Thieme 2004. 70-95. Availability: Available from Thieme New York. 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Toll-free: (800) 782-3488. Fax: (212) 947-1112. E-mail: customerservice@thieme.com. Web site: http://www.thieme.com. ISBN: 1-58890-228-5. PRICE: $59 plus shipping and handling. Language: English. Abstract: For school-aged children, the initial referral to obtain services from either or both otolaryngologists and audiologists often comes from school nurses, speech-language pathologists, teachers, or parents. In this chapter of the fourth edition of Auditory Disorders in School Children the authors discuss selected auditory and vestibular conditions encountered in the pediatric population. Some topics covered in the chapter include: tinnitus, vertigo, congenital aural atresias, external otitis, otitis media, and ear perforation. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Childhood Deafness. Deaf Children. Hard-of-Hearing Children. Learning Disabilities. Early Intervention. Special Education Programs. Hearing Test. Hearing Screening.

433.

Laser Stapedotomy Minus Prosthesis (Laser STAMP) and

Other Minimally Invasive Otologic Procedures.

Author(s): Rosenberg, S. I. Source: In: Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery: Haberman, R. S., ed. York, PA. Thieme 2004. pp.130-49. Availability: Available from Thieme New York. 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001. Toll-free: (800) 782-3488. Fax: (212) 947-1112. E-mail: customerservice@thieme.com. Web site: http://www.thieme.com. ISBN: 1-5889-0173-4. PRICE: $109 plus shipping and handling. Language: EN. Abstract: The author of this chapter from the text Middle Ear and Mastoid Surgery describes minimally invasive procedures as having many advantages: a major one being procedures can be performed in an office operating room or surgery center. The author introduces the chapter with a description of laser STAMP procedure and proceeds with a variety of other minimally invasive procedures including laser-assisted tympanostomy (LAT), endoscopic middle ear exploration, inner ear perfusion, and fat myringoplasty. The chapter also covers all necessary equipment and anesthesia for these procedures. Includes figures and references. Subject Category: Hearing. Descriptors: Hearing Loss Surgery. Hearing Loss Correction. Hearing Therapy. Middle Ear Surgery. Inner Ear. Otology.

434.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Otitis Media With Effusion.

Author(s): Rosenfeld, R. M. Source: Supplement to Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 130(5):

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