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Medical-legal evaluation of hearing loss /
Robert A. Dobie.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
San Diego, CA : Singular/Thomson Learning, c2001.
description
xviii, 393 p. : ill.
ISBN
0769300529 (hardcover), 9780769300528 (hardcover)
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Book
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imprint
San Diego, CA : Singular/Thomson Learning, c2001.
isbn
0769300529 (hardcover)
9780769300528 (hardcover)
catalogue key
11332719
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Summaries
Main Description
The "need to know" is growing every day for professionals involved in the legal aspects of hearing and hearing loss. Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, 2E provides the latest information and the foundation for future decisions by physicians and audiologists providing assessment and court testimony, as well as by other professionals evaluating and interpreting medical reports and legal testimony. The second edition has over 150 new references and new discussions on topics such as: otoacoustic emissions, genetics of hearing loss, developments in hearing protection, effects of race and scioeconomic status on hearing, susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss, acoustic trauma from airbags and audiological testing, and fetal noise exposure. From the physics and physiology of hearing to relevant hearing standards to courtroom scenarios, this resource is comprehensive and pragmatic.
Long Description
Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, 2E exhaustively covers all aspects of hearing loss claims and court cases for physicians, attorneys, employers and insurance professionals. The second edition has over 150 new references and new discussions on topics such as: otoacoustic emissions, genetics of hearing loss, developments in hearing protection, effects of race and scioeconomic status on hearing, susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss, acoustic trauma from airbags and audiological testing, and fetal noise exposure. Practical guidance is provided for medical witnesses on hearing loss evaluation, diagnosis, allocation and reporting. Legal practitioners are briefed on how to accurately interpret medical-legal information for their work with epert testimony.
Main Description
The most comprehensive and practical guide on legal aspects of hearing loss is once again the most accurate and up-to-date, with the release of the second edition of Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss. The second edition has over 150 new references and new discussions on topics such as: otoacoustic emissions, genetics of hearing loss, developments in hearing protection, effects of race and scioeconomic status on hearing, susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss, acoustic trauma from airbags and audiological testing, and fetal noise exposure. Exhaustively covering all aspects of hearing loss claims and court cases, the book is essential for physicians, attorneys, employers and insurance professionals. Practical guidance is provided for medical witnesses on hearing loss evaluation, diagnosis, allocation and reporting. Legal practictioners are briefed on how to accurately interpret medical-legal information for their work with expert testimony.
Main Description
The "need to know" is growing every day for professionals involved in the legal aspects of hearing and hearing loss. Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, 2E provides the latest information and the foundation for future decisions by physicians and audiologists providing assessment and court testimony, as well as by other professionals evaluating and interpreting medical reports and legal testimony. The second edition has over 150 new references and new discussions on topics such as: otoacoustic emiss
Table of Contents
Introduction and Overview
Acoustics
The Ear and Hearing Tests
Audiologic Evaluation for Exaggerated Hearing Loss
Impairment and Handicap
Age-Related Hearing Loss
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Acoustic Trauma
Nonoccupational NIHL
Hearing Conservation
Other Otologic Disorders
Legal Remedies for Hearing Loss
Otologic Evaluation
Diagnosis and Allocation
Reporting
The Expert Witness
Typical Noise Levels/Exposures
Workers' Compensation Practices in the United States and Canada
List of Abbreviations
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