Medical Record Documentation of Patients’ Hearing Loss by Physicians

Abstract

Anecdotal evidence suggests that hearing loss, even when sufficient to prevent full access to spoken communication, often is underreported by patients and not documented by physicians. No published studies have investigated this issue quantitatively. To assess the documentation of hearing loss in comprehensive physician notes in cases where the patients are… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-009-0911-2

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