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A qualitative investigation of decision making during help-seeking for adult hearing loss
The gaps in information reflect previous data on clinician communication and highlight the need for consistent information on a range of interventions to manage hearing loss.
An exploration of the perspectives of help-seekers prescribed hearing aids
Service providers need to consider the psycho-social consequences of hearing-aid issue alongside audiological needs.
'There's a hell of a noise': living with a hearing loss in residential care.
Environmental and social factors are key to maximising communication opportunities for older people with hearing loss living in residential care and improvements to communication in Residential care settings could be based on changes in these with input from residents and staff.
Help-seeking for medically unexplained hearing difficulties: A qualitative study
Describes of patients' experiences of the clinical encounter involving their KKS diagnosis are gathered and the themes of help-seeking are analyzed, as part of a larger study into the process of coping with medically unexplained hearing diffi culties.
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 of
The role of volunteer support in the community for adults with hearing loss and hearing aids.
Audiology volunteers could provide an accessible bridge between health services and the community but their care is limited to focus on hearing aids and they express a need for adequate support from audiology services.
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 shared
A mixed‐methods study of the management of hearing loss associated with otitis media with effusion in children with Down syndrome
To scope current service provision across England for management of otitis media with effusion and hearing loss in children with Down syndrome and to explore patient and public views on the direction of future research.
Causal attributions in King-Kopetzky syndrome
The findings suggest that participants regard immunity and risk related causes of hearing difficulties as pre-dominant and psychological factors were not considered to be causal for hearing difficulties.
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 Infante