Ensuring the long-term use of cochlear implants in children: the importance of engaging local resources and expertise.

@article{Archbold2007EnsuringTL,
  title={Ensuring the long-term use of cochlear implants in children: the importance of engaging local resources and expertise.},
  author={Sue M Archbold and Gerard M. O'Donoghue},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 2 Suppl},
  pages={3S-6S}
}
Cochlear implantation for children is now a mature service, recognized as being safe and effective. Early identification is enabling implantation to be undertaken in the first years of life, with the likelihood of better outcomes. Traditional models of service delivery provided excellent clinic-based services, with intensive early habilitation. However, the… CONTINUE READING