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Children with Minimal Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Prevalence, Educational Performance, and Functional Status
Objective: This study was designed to determine the prevalence of minimal sensorineural hearing loss (MSHL) in school‐age children and to assess the relationship of MSHL to educational performanceExpand
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Optimal Outcome Measures, Research Priorities, and International Cooperation
&NA; The participants in the Eriksholm Workshop on “Measuring Outcomes in Audiological Rehabilitation Using Hearing Aids” debated three issues that are reported in this article. First, it was agreedExpand
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Validation of screening tools for identifying hearing-impaired elderly in primary care.
Two instruments for the detection of hearing impairment, the Welch-Allyn audioscope (Welch-Allyn Inc, Skaneateles Falls, NY) and the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly--Screening VersionExpand
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Audiology: The Fundamentals
esigned for students in audiology, speech-language pathology and special education, this introductory level text begins with the fundamentals and then guides students to more complex topics. TheExpand
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Auditory Characteristics of Children with Autism
Objectives: The objectives of this study were (1) to describe the auditory characteristics of children with autism relative to those of typically developing children and (2) to describe theExpand
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Unilateral hearing impairment in children.
An overview and update are offered on difficulties experienced by children with monaural sensorineural deafness. It is the general consensus that children with unilateral hearing loss experience few,Expand
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Auditory Performance of Children with Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Horizontal sound localization and syllable recognition skills were examined in a group of children with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss and a matched group of normal hearers. The results showedExpand
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An Introduction to Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Children
This paper offers a general review of literature on issues pertinent to unilateral hearing loss in children. The paper focuses on such areas as demographic considerations, the importance of binauralExpand
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Universal screening for infant hearing impairment: not simple, not risk-free, not necessarily beneficial, and not presently justified.
In our judgment, before any societal decision is made as to whether to institute a universal screening program for hearing impairment in young infants, many questions for which answers are not nowExpand
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The Role of Generic Health‐Related Quality of Life Measures in Establishing Audiological Rehabilitation Outcomes
  • F. Bess
  • Medicine
  • Ear and hearing
  • 1 August 2000
Objective: To review the status of generic functional health measures used with hearing‐impaired adults and to summarize the findings of studies that have utilized these outcome measures to assessExpand
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