Music and quality of life in early-deafened late-implanted adult cochlear implant users.

@article{Fuller2013MusicAQ,
  title={Music and quality of life in early-deafened late-implanted adult cochlear implant users.},
  author={Christina D. Fuller and Lisa Mallinckrodt and Bert Maat and Deniz Baskent and Rolien H. Free},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={1041-7}
}
HYPOTHESIS AND BACKGROUND The early-deafened, late-implanted (EDLI) CI users constitute a relatively new and understudied clinical population. To contribute to a better understanding of the implantation outcome, this study evaluated this population for self-reported enjoyment and perception of music. Additionally, correlations of these measures with the self-reported quality of life and everyday hearing ability and a behaviorally measured word recognition test were explored. MATERIALS AND… CONTINUE READING