Synopses & Reviews
Applying straightforward sense to one of our most important senses.
Hearing loss and impairment is a problem for millions of adults and children. Because hearing loss can affect people at any age and the symptoms are so diverse, it is important to have one authoritative source for information. Written by certified otolaryngologists under the auspices of the world renowned House Clinic, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Hearing Loss covers all conditions and symptoms, along with methods of prevention and treatment, including:
?The most familiar symptoms of hearing impairment and loss
?Details about such conditions as ear wax, swimmer's ear, ear infections, tinnitus, cochlear problems from aging and noise, otosclerosis, tumors, and hearing problems in children
?Complete treatment information, including details about hearing aids, surgery, assistive listening devices and hearing protection devices
? Helpful hints for both those with hearing loss and their family and friends
About the Author
House Clinic is a renowned treatment and research center for hearing loss. William M. Luxford, M.D. is the medical director of House Clinic. M. Jennifer Derebery, M.D. is a staff physician at House Clinic. Karen I. Berliner, Ph.D. is a clinical research consultant who works closely with the staff of House Clinic and House Ear Institute.