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Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI) and its relationship to several other measures of benefit and satisfaction provided by hearing aids.

@article{Dillon1997ClientOS,
  title={Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI) and its relationship to several other measures of benefit and satisfaction provided by hearing aids.},
  author={Harvey Dillon and Amy James and Jan Ginis},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={
          27-43
        }
}
Several methods for measuring the self-reported benefit and satisfaction provided by a hearing aid were compared by administering all methods to each of 98 subjects. Significant correlations between many of the measures and reasonably high test-retest correlations for two of the measures administered twice suggest that most of the measures provide valid estimates of benefit and/or satisfaction. One of the methods included is a new tool called the Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI). In… 

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