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Estimates of loudness, loudness discomfort, and the auditory dynamic range: normative estimates, comparison of procedures, and test-retest reliability.
The purpose of this series of experiments was to establish normative reference values for absolute and relative judgements of loudness discomfort and for the auditory dynamic range (DR), and toExpand
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Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Tests of Vestibular Function for Children
Purpose: To determine reliability, diagnostic values, and minimal detectable change scores, 90% confidence (MDC90) of pediatric clinical tests of vestibular function. Methods: Twenty children withExpand
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Modification of Loudness Discomfort Level: Evidence for Adaptive Chronic Auditory Gain and Its Clinical Relevance
A vexing problem in audiology has been the modification of sound tolerance. Sound intolerance and restricted dynamic ranges are common conditions that audiologists encounter daily in theExpand
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Celebrating a Decade of Evaluation and Treatment
The University of Maryland Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Center in Baltimore was the first center in the United States dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of tinnitus and hyperacusis patients implem...
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A Sound Therapy-Based Intervention to Expand the Auditory Dynamic Range for Loudness among Persons with Sensorineural Hearing Losses: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.
The primary aim of this research was to evaluate the validity, efficacy, and generalization of principles underlying a sound therapy-based treatment for promoting expansion of the auditory dynamicExpand
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[Distortion product otoacoustic emission levels and input/output-growth functions in normal-hearing individuals with tinnitus and/or hyperacusis].
The purpose of this study was to determine whether distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) can be used to distinguish among four groups with audiometrically normal-hearing sensitivity: (1)Expand
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Otoemisja produktów zniekształceń nieliniowych ślimaka oraz funkcja wejścia/wyjścia u prawidłowo słyszących pacjentów z szumem usznym i/lub nadwrażliwością słuchową
The purpose of this study was to determine whether distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) can be used to distinguish among four groups with audiometrically normal-hearing sensitivity: (1)Expand
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A Sound Therapy-Based Intervention to Expand the Auditory Dynamic Range for Loudness among Persons with Sensorineural Hearing Losses: Case Evidence Showcasing Treatment Efficacy.
Case evidence is presented that highlights the clinical relevance and significance of a novel sound therapy-based treatment. This intervention has been shown to be efficacious in a randomizedExpand
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Effect of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy vs Standard of Care on Tinnitus-Related Quality of Life: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Importance Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is an internationally recognized, but controversial, protocol of uncertain efficacy that uses tinnitus-specific educational counseling (TC) and soundExpand
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The Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Trial (TRTT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
BackgroundSubjective tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of a corresponding external sound for which there is no known medical etiology. For a minority of individuals with tinnitus,Expand
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