Syndrome Identification for Audiology: An Illustrated PocketGuide 1st Edition
Robert J. Shprintzen Ph.D.
ISBN-13: 9780769300207 | ISBN-10: 0769300200
© 2001 | Published |  400  Pages

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Following the success of the PocketGuide to Syndrome Identification for Speech-Language Pathologists, this PocketGuide presents detailed information on the syndromes that result in hearing impairments and other communicative deficits. The syndromes are listed in alphabetical order for easy access and each entry covers the major systems affected, etiology, and associated symptoms. This PocketGuide is an ideal supplemental text for pediatric audiology courses as well as being a "must-have" reference in clinical practice.

  • Preface. Acknowledgements. How to Use this PocketGuide. Syndromes.

    • Over 150 syndromes presented with associated hearing and communicative deficits.
    • Alphabetical entries with quick-access format makes this comprehensive but use-friendly.
    • Numerous photographs of physical characteristics associated with syndromes to aid in identification.
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

    • Robert J. Shprintzen, Ph.D., is a Director of Communication Disorders Unit and Professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Science, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Syracuse. He also directs the Center for Genetic Communication Disorders and the Center for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Study of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome. Dr. Shprintzen completed his doctoral studies at Syracuse University in 1973. He served as Director of the Center for Craniofacial Disorders at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine for 23 years. Dr. Shprintzen has had an exceptionally active research career in clinical genetics, dysmorphology, speech physiology, radiology, fiberoptic endoscopy, cleft anatomy and physiology, and research methodology. He is the author or co-author of more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in more than 20 scholarly journals and has written three other textbooks. As a result of his research, four genetic disorders have been named after him. He is an Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.