About the Book
This book offers an accessible and easy to understand treatment of acoustic immittance, from basic to advanced measures. Laboratory exercises and clinical cases from actual practice are provided, with focused questions to elicit classroom discussion.
From the Foreword
“Acoustic Immittance Measures: Basic and Advanced Practice by Lisa Hunter and Navid Shahnaz is a long-overdue update on important test procedures that are applied each and every day in clinical audiology practice. The book begins with a current review of the principles underlying acoustic immittance, including anatomy and physiology of the outer and middle ear. Separate chapters are then devoted to a practical discussion of each immittance measure, including single-frequency tympanometry, multiple-frequency tympanometry, the acoustic stapedial reflex, and wideband reflectance. Wide band reflectance is a novel approach for evaluation of middle ear function. The final two book chapters are devoted to a systematic description of specific clinical applications of acoustic immittance in infants and children with varied auditory disorders.
We believe that this text will provide the reader with the basic knowledge and the clinical information necessary to exploit acoustic immittance measures in clinical audiology for many years to come.”
James W. Hall III, PhD
Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD