Cochlear Implants: A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition
About the authors.
Introduction (Huw R. Cooper and Louise C. Craddock).
Chapter 1: Implant design and development (David B. Grayden and Graeme M. Clark).
Chapter 2: Speech processing strategies (Blake S. Wilson).
Chapter 3: The cochlear implant team (David W. Proops).
Chapter 4: Assessment of adult patients (Claire A. Fielden).
Chapter 5: Assessment of children (Mary Joe Osberger, Amy McConkey Robbins and Patricia G. Trautwein).
Chapter 6: Selection criteria and prediction of outcomes (Huw R. Cooper).
Chapter 7: Psychological aspects of cochlear implantation (John F. Knutson).
Chapter 8: Medical and surgical considerations (John M. Graham).
Chapter 9: Radiological evaluation in cochlear implantation (Colin L.W. Driscoll and Michael B. Gluth).
Chapter 10: Cochlear implant surgery (Richard T. Ramsden).
Chapter 11: Utility of electrically evoked potentials in cochlear implant users (Paul J. Abbas and Carolyn J. Brown).
Chapter 12: Device programming (Louise C. Craddock).
Chapter 13: Adult rehabilitation (Geoff Plant).
Chapter 14: Paediatric habilitation (Elizabeth Tyszkiewicz and Jacqueline Stokes).
Chapter 15: Soundfield hearing for patients with cochlear implants and hearing aids (Richard S. Tyler, Camille C. Dunn, Shelley A. Witt, William Noble, Bruce J. Gantz, Jay T. Rubinstein, Aaron J. Parkinson, Steve C. Branin).
Chapter 16: The future of cochlear implants (Jennifer L. Smullen, Adrien A. Eshraghi and Thomas J. Balkany).
Chapter 17: A patient’s perspective (Jean Briggs, Timothy Stanley).
Chapter 18: A parent’s perspective (Jennie Clewes, Tricia Kemp).
Louise C. Craddock, MSc, CCC-A, Audiological Scientist, originally trained as a teacher of hearing-impaired children and taught in London for twelve years before obtaining her MSc in Audiology at the University of Washington in Seattle. Since then she has worked on the UCL Adult and Nuffield Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programmes in London and is now the Co-ordinator of the Midlands Adult Cochlear Implant Programme in Birmingham. She has a research interest in objective measures in cochlear implantation, particularly in Neural Response Telemetry, and has published and presented her work in this area. Louise lives in Birmingham with her husband and two young daughters.