Bone-conduction hearing aids in an elderly population: complications and quality of life assessment

  title={Bone-conduction hearing aids in an elderly population: complications and quality of life assessment},
  author={Simon Martin David Baines Helen Holtby Alison S Carr and Javier Moraleda and Alice J. Baldwin and Jaydip Ray},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
To determine whether an elderly population with hearing impairment can be adequately rehabilitated with a bone-conduction hearing aid and whether the putative relationship between the elderly and an increased complication rate is justified. The study design was a retrospective case note review with a postal and telephone questionnaire, which was carried out in a tertiary centre. All patients aged 60 or over underwent implantation with a bone-conduction aid between 2009 and 2013 for conductive… CONTINUE READING


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