Speech Perception and Information-Carrying Capacity for Hearing Aid Users of Different Ages

@article{Hoppe2016SpeechPA,
  title={Speech Perception and Information-Carrying Capacity for Hearing Aid Users of Different Ages},
  author={Ulrich Hoppe and Thomas Hocke and Alexander M{\"u}ller and Anne Hast},
  journal={Audiology and Neurotology},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={16 - 20}
}
Hearing impairment in the elderly is usually treated with conventional hearing aids; however, a large number of older people do not achieve sufficient speech recognition with hearing aids. The aim of the study was to describe speech perception with hearing aids in comparison to pure-tone hearing loss and maximum speech recognition scores for phonemically balanced words. Data from 392 hearing aid users with different degrees of hearing loss were evaluated retrospectively. In particular, pure… CONTINUE READING

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