Infection and Hearing Impairment by P-Wiley

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									Infection and Hearing Impairment
Editor: Valerie E. Newton
Editor: Pamela J. Vallely



Edition: 1
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The aim of the book is to provide a text which brings together the expertise from two separate disciplines
applied to a shared problem; that of hearing impairment resulting from an infectious cause. The book has
been written to be accessible to both disciplines. It begins with chapters describing the anatomy and
function of the ear and its development to allow those unfamiliar with the ear to understand how the
pathogen can affect hearing. The following chapters include background information on the relevant
viruses, bacteria and other pathogens so that those less familiar with these organisms will be able to
understand the context within which they may affect the ear. The book also considers current ways in
which these infections may be diagnosed, treated, and the potential for prevention.
Author Bio
Valerie E. Newton
Professor Valerie Newton, Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education and Virology,
LMAG, School of Medicine, The University of Manchester, UK <br>


Pamela J. Vallely
<br>Dr Pamela Vallely, Human Communication and Deafness, School of Education and Virology, LMAG,
School of Medicine, The University of Manchester, UK<br>

								
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