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Volume 3

The Case for Tablet Audiometry

Innovative thinkers recognized that the mobility and true portability of these tablet computers could be used to rethink the way audiometers are used. Composed of software, a tablet, and a set of calibrated headphones, a new evolution in audiometry is being realized.

SNR-Mate© A Useful, Effective, and Simple Test Lost to Time and Sound Card Changes

Wayne and Steve tell us the tale of the “SNR-Mate© A Useful, Effective, and Simple Test Lost to Time and Sound Card Changes.”

Treating Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPDs) among Children and Adults

In this issue, guest writer Jeanane M. Ferre, takes a look at “Treating Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPDs) among Children and Adults”

A Proposal to Standardize Gaze during oVEMP Testing using a Chin Rest

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” column coordinator Janine Verge and her coauthor Anton Charko give us a “Proposal to Standardize Gaze during oVEMP Testing using a Chin Rest.”

Comparing Test Performances for Attention and Fatigue Influences

Kim Tillery returns and looks at “Comparing Test Performances for Attention and Fatigue Influences.”

Volume 2

How Young is Too Young to Evaluate Children for Auditory Processing Disorders?

Guest contributor Jay Lucker, PhD, explores “How Young is Too Young to Evaluate Children for Auditory Processing Disorders?”

Some Interesting Cases in APD Evaluations

Kim Tillery returns to From the Centre Out for this issue and shares “Some Interesting Cases in APD Evaluations.”

Is mHealth the Solution to the Global Audiology Shortage?

Dr. Matthew Bromwich explains how the use of low-cost consumer devices to provide basic and advanced hearing testing was both cost- and time-efficient. And, when faced with the massive global shortfall of audiometric services, it is important to conduct intelligent triage to streamline access to services for those who need them. They believe that mHealth has the potential to transform the face of heath service delivery across the globe.

A Treatment Planning Checklist

In Peter’s last column he discussed the value and importance of incorporating speech-in-noise testing into an audiologist’s standard set of assessments. Now he tells us how to develop a treatment plan with this information.

Volume 1

Striking the Right Balance

In our newest column, guest contributor Dave Pothier gives us his proposed principles of vestibular function and testing.