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Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids A Bridge to Healing

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ISBN-10: 0982578555

ISBN-13: 9780982578551

Edition: 4th 2014 (Unabridged)

Authors: Richard E. Carmen, James F. Maurer, Sergei Kochkin, Robert W. Sweetow, Helaine Alessio

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This Fourth Edition is updated to current knowledge and technology that includes fascinating and compelling new information on cutting edge fitness-related research and better hearing. The collective effort of all the writers covers about everything you'll want to know if you have a hearing loss and are considering hearing aids. There can be a lot of uncertainty and emotions that prevail during the process of addressing untreated hearing loss, leaving a trail of devastation and turmoil in its wake, since procrastination is often at the expense of loved ones. This book charts a quiet path toward action and transformation, and how to attain life satisfaction despite less than optimal hearing.…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Auricle Ink Publishers
Publication date: 1/2/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 279
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Dr. Carmen is a nationally recognized, award-winning author and well-published scientist. He’s written extensively in the healthcare field as a regular contributor for many peer-reviewed journals, various healthcare industry publications and for such popular consumer-based periodicals as The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies’ Home Journal and Self Magazine. He’s lived in Sedona for 24 years.

Dr. Maurer completed his studies in Audiology at the University of Oregon Medical School in 1968. In 1971, he developed and directed the first mobile auditory testing and rehabilitation program in the United States for low-income older persons, which functioned for almost two decades. His efforts in Costa Rica establishing an Audiology diagnostic testing clinic, which bears his name and his University, earned him a Governor's Commendation. He was also instrumental in the discovery of a new hereditary deafness syndrome. He has written and co-authored nine books and many articles on hearing loss and aging. After heading the Audiology program at Portland State University for twenty-five years,…    

Dr. Sweetow is a Professor of Otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California, San Francisco. He was the Director of Audiology at the UCSF Medical Center from 1991 - 2010. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1977. He holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa. Dr. Sweetow has lectured worldwide, and has authored nearly 30 textbook chapters and over 120 scientific articles on counseling, tinnitus, aural rehabilitation and amplification for the hearing impaired. He is the co-developer of an interactive training program called Listening and…    

Dr. Alessio is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University (Oxford, OH). She uses animal and human models to investigate benefits and risks of exercise and sedentary lifestyles. With colleague Kathy Hutchinson-Marron, she has investigated the role of cardiovascular health and fitness in influencing hearing acuity in people of all ages, fitness levels and noise exposures. Together, they have published many research papers that have been widely cited. She has also studied physiological parameters associated with exercise-induced oxidative stress. Her research has been supported by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, and…