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Handbook of Clinical Audiology.

Hazel G. Drexler, PhD
Am J Dis Child. 1973;125(6):907. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.04160060103034.
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This comprehensive handbook is devoted to the clinical aspects of auditory disorders, to the differential diagnosis of hearing problems of all kinds, and to the treatment of those problems so far as they lie within the province of the audiologist. It is a readable book with considerable relevance for otolaryngologists, neuro-otologists, pediatricians, pediatric scientists, general practitioners, internists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons.

The physician who relies upon audiometric test findings in the treatment of his patients will be interested in the chapter on calibration of equipment. Also of interest will be the chapter on otological correlates of audiology. Many causes of hearing loss are discussed together with the audiograms of patients with confirmed diagnoses of such disorders as otitis media, tumors, otosclerosis, Meniere disease, syphilis, and presbycusis. Presurgical and postsurgical findings are included.

The section on the basic hearing evaluation defines the terms employed and outlines the procedures to be used in


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