Ballantyne's Deafness, 6th Edition
List of abbreviations.
Deaf and hard of hearing people.
The prevalence of deafness and hearing impairment.
Structure and function of the ear: its anatomy and how we hear.
Introduction to acoustics and speech perception.
The radiological assessment of hearing loss.
Causes of conductive hearing loss and their non-surgical management.
Surgical management of conductive deafness.
Acquired sensorineural hearing loss.
The causes of childhood deafness and its identification and confirmation.
The management of deafness in childhood .
Noise and hearing.
Non-organic hearing loss.
Tinnitus and hyperacusis: mechanisms and retraining therapy.
Psychological aspects of acquired hearing loss.
Deafness and mental health.
Implantable hearing aids.