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Pediatric Cochlear Implantation : Learning and the Brain (Hardcover)
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This book will move the field of pediatric cochlear implantation forward by educating clinicians in the field as to current and emerging best practices and inspiring research in new areas of importance, especially in the area of cognitive function. It expands upon the current literature regarding the role of cognition and executive function in pediatric cochlear implant outcomes. Cochlear Implants in Children discusses the role of sign language for deaf implanted children, as well as the role of augmentative communication for children with multiple disabilities. Focusing exclusively on cochlear implantation as it applies to the pediatric population, this book also discusses music therapy, minimizing the risk of meningitis in pediatric implant recipients, recognizing device malfunction and failure in children, perioperative anesthesia and analgesia considerations in children, and much more. Complete with online case study videos, this book is aimed at neurotologists and pediatric otolaryngologists, as well as fellows undergoing training in both subspecialties, and otolaryngology residents.?