Michael Chi-Fai Tong

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OBJECTIVE/HYPOTHESIS The objective of this study was to determine whether different types of voice samples affect rater reliability and which type of sample can be rated most reliably, with particular reference to two types of connected speech-passage reading and conversational speech. STUDY DESIGN Prospective reliability study. METHODS One hundred(More)
BACKGROUND Cochlear implants are a standard treatment option for the profoundly deaf, but have only recently become a treatment option in China. Chinese is a tonal language, and a change in the lexical tone almost always changes the meaning of a word. METHODS A critical review of the strategies for improving the outcome of cochlear implantation in Chinese(More)
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