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October 1958


AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;68(4):528. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730020548024

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There has long been a need for an authoritative book on audiology which provides a penetrating as well as a general perspective of the subject from the point of view of the professional audiologist as well as the otologist. This book certainly fills this important need. It is a basic reference book and should prove of inestimable value to everyone concerned with clinical hearing studies and deafness. There is a comprehensive chapter on the testing of hearing function with a logical and clear-cut explanation of all the pure-tone and speech audiometric studies as well as the purposes for which they are done. An extensive chapter on special problems in hearing testing is a great contribution for the clinical otologist. The book is particularly helpful in discussing the problems associated with the hard of hearing child and the rehabilitation of the hard of hearing adult. There is an excellent bibliography at

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