An international test battery for cochlear implant patients.

  title={An international test battery for cochlear implant patients.},
  author={Brian F. Mccabe and Richard S. Tyler},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  volume={103 5-6},
It is now clear that cochlear implants can provide useful hearing for profoundly deaf adults, and that multichannel devices give the brain more information than most single-channel devices. We are in a dilemma as to how to compare the many multichannel devices, because of the language barrier. Virtually no multichannel wearer is equally testable in two, let alone more languages. A test battery that abstracts beyond language is proposed, utilizing carefully constructed non-linguistic syllables… CONTINUE READING

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