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Editors: Valerie Newton (Clock House, Preston, UK), Peter Alberti, Andrew Smith
Book Description:
Hearing loss is a chronic and often lifelong disability that can cause profound damage to the development of speech, language, and cognitive skills in children, especially when commencing before the critical period of language development in infancy. That damage, in turn, affects the child’s progress in school and, later, his or her ability to obtain, keep, and perform an occupation. In addition to its effects on individuals, data from several countries indicate that hearing loss has huge economic consequences. Thus, prevention of hearing loss, as well as being socially and morally justifiable, makes substantial economic sense as well. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Foreward

Preface

List of Authors

1. Hearing loss, definitions and classification
2. Global and regional hearing impairment prevalence
3. Mechanisms of hearing loss of cochlear origin
4. Consequences of hearing impairment to the individual and
society
5. Overall strategies of prevention
6. The role of immunisation in the prevention of hearing loss
7. Nutrients and hearing
8. Genetic counselling
9. Screening and surveillance
10. Treatment – medical and surgical
11. Rehabilitation and sensory aids
12. Industrial hearing conservation
13, Social and community noise
14 Building design for the hard of hearing
15 The use of economic analysis in hearing impairment control
16. Access to health care
17. National and regional programmes
18. Global prevention of hearing loss: achievements and future

Index

   Series:
      Otolaryngology Research Advances
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-752-5
   Status: AN
  
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