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A qualitative investigation of decision making during help-seeking for adult hearing loss
Abstract Objective: The Any Qualified Provider framework in the National Health Service has changed the way adult audiology services are offered in England. Under the new rules, patients are beingExpand
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An exploration of the perspectives of help-seekers prescribed hearing aids.
AIM This pilot study uses qualitative methods to learn about the psycho-social needs of people who seek help with hearing loss. BACKGROUND There has been some emphasis in health policy to reduceExpand
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Help-seeking for medically unexplained hearing difficulties: A qualitative study
Aims - Up to 10% of audiology patients report diffi culties hearing speech in noise even though clinical investigation reveals normal hearing thresholds, in other words, no evidence of physicalExpand
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Foundations of an intervention package to improve communication in residential care settings: A mixed methods study
Abstract Background: The prevalence of hearing loss is considerably higher in individuals in residential care than in people within the community-dwelling population, and yet hearing aids and hearingExpand
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Auditory training and adult rehabilitation: a critical review of the evidence
Auditory Training (AT) describes a regimen of varied listening exercises designed to improve an individual’s ability to perceive speech. The theory of AT is based on brain plasticity (the capacity ofExpand
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The process of coping in King-Kopetzky Syndrome
Our object was to describe the process of coping in King-Kopetzky syndrome and hypothesise how the process is mediated. We used a qualitative study using open-ended interviews. The data were gatheredExpand
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The Role of Shared Decision-Making in Audiologic Rehabilitation
Shared decision-making (SDM), a component of patient-centered care, is the process in which the clinician and patient both participate in decision-making about treatment; information is sharedExpand
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The role of volunteer support in the community for adults with hearing loss and hearing aids.
OBJECTIVES To explore interactions between audiology patients and volunteers, to describe encounters and define the role of volunteers. METHODS Qualitative ethnographic and interview study ofExpand
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Causal attributions in King-Kopetzky syndrome
Abstract At least 10% of people who present for help with hearing difficulties will be found to have normal hearing thresholds. These cases are clinically categorized as King-Kopetzky syndrome (KKS),Expand
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Amultidisciplinary European guideline for tinnitus: diagnostics, assessment, and treatment Contributors
2 Adelante Centre of Expertise in Rehabilitation and Audiology, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands 3 Tinnituscenter, Charité—UniversitätsmedizinBerlin, Berlin, Germany 4 ENT department, Hospital Cuf InfanteExpand
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