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Sandlin's Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification

Michael J. Metz
eISBN-13: 9781597569231

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The comprehensive SandlinS Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification , now in its third edition, provides the hearing health professional with an overview of the technological advances related to hearing aid devices. The authors give particular emphasis to the most current advances in clinical assessment techniques and hearing instrument technology, and provide a detailed analysis of the application of digital signal processing. Clinical insights into the psychology of hearing health are included to help professionals meet clients' emotional as well as acoustic needs. This is a valuable text for academic and clinical professionals involved in the selection and fitting of hearing aid devices for the acoustically impaired.

New to the Third Edition

Updated chapters on earmold and earshell acoustics; principles and applications of high-fidelity amplitude compression; and microphone technology
Major revisions to chapters on digital signal processing; hearing aid selection, fitting, and verification; mathematical formulae for applying amplification; measures of validity and verification; and surgically-implanted hearing devices for unilateral hearing loss
Discussion of distribution methods; considerations for treating children; elements of design and implementation of DSP circuits; the evolution from analog to digital hearing aids; and future consideration for the field