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Cover for Deafness in dogs and cats.

This book is a resource on the study of different causes of deafness in dogs and cats. Topics discussed are: anatomy of the auditory system; physiology of the auditory system; forms and mechanisms of deafness; hereditary deafness; later onset deafness; brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER);...

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forms and mechanisms of deafness.

This chapter on forms and mechanisms of deafness discusses topics on unilateral versus bilateral deafness; partial versus total deafness; syndromic versus non-syndromic deafness; peripheral versus central deafness; forms of peripheral deafness; other forms of hearing disturbance; and treatment of...

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hereditary deafness.

This chapter highlights that inheritance is by far the most frequent cause of deafness in dogs and cats, but not all cases, wherein deafness is associated with the genes that cause white or lightened skin and hair. The various causes of congenital deafness in dogs and cats are also presented.

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Later onset deafness.

This chapter on the later onset deafness discusses topics on ototoxicity; presbycusis; noise trauma; anaesthesia-associated deafness; and conduction deafness in dogs and cats.

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER).

This chapter on brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) discusses the biophysics of BAER recordings; overview of the BAER; extrinsic factors affecting the BAER; intrinsic factors affecting the BAER; and the clinical applications of the BAER in dogs and cats.

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Other tests of auditory function.

This chapter on the other tests of auditory function discusses topics on endocochlear potential; cochlear microphonic and summating potential; electrocochleogram; acoustic impedance, tympanometry and the acoustic reflex; middle- and long-latency-evoked responses; distortion product otoacoustic...

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Living with a deaf dog or cat.

This chapter on living with a deaf dog or cat discusses topics on behaviour of deaf animals; hand signal training; and counselling for owners and breeders of deaf animals.

Author(s)
Strain, G. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding the impacts of noise on marine mammals.

This chapter overviews the influence of noise on marine mammals with reference to sounds that can be produced by tourism platforms. The potential impacts of noise pollution on these species are presented. The sources of noise from tourism platforms are discussed. Noise pollution is placed in an...

Author(s)
Lusseau, D.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933456)
Type
Book chapter