"This text is written in an easy-to-read style with excellent examples given to reinforce the concepts." Miriam A Henoch, University of Texas This new text, Survey of Audiology: Fundamentals for Audiologists and Health Professionals, emphasizes the technical and scientific aspects of the practice of audiology, blended with other essential humanistic skills-- active listening, empathy, client/family-centered protocols and collaboration with family members and other professionals. Full of illustrative examples, this book is written to be a resource for students in audiology and speech-language pathology long after the course is completed. Written by two audiologists with more than 20 years of combined teaching experience, information in the text is presented in very clear, understandable language and is organized based on first-hand knowledge of formats that will be most useful to students. Features Case examples throughout provide practical applications of concepts and practice in interpreting audiological test results and an introduction to case management. Chapter on screening incorporates relevant ASHA and ANSI standards and addresses audiological screenings for clients of all ages, including statistical information relevant to providing screenings (Ch. 11). Extensive chapter on helping individuals with hearing loss provides a generous overview of rehabilitative audiology, from selection of hearing aids and assistive devices to the services that are needed to ensure effective use amplification or other technology (Ch.12). Focus questions at the beginning of each chapter preset students for learning. Summary tables throughout the chapters help both student and teacher organize the information. Visit the Allyn & Bacon Communication Disorders supersite at www.ablongman.com/commdisorders. Better grades are just a click away!DeBonis, David A. is the author of 'Survey of Audiology Fundamentals for Audiologists and Health Professionals', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205338399 and ISBN 0205338399.