The value of routine real ear measurement of the gain of digital hearing aids.

  title={The value of routine real ear measurement of the gain of digital hearing aids.},
  author={Hashir Aazh and Brian C. J. Moore},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={18 8},
  • Hashir AazhB. Moore
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
The main aims of this study were: (1) to determine whether routine real ear insertion gain (REIG) measurement is necessary in fitting digital hearing aids; and (2) to assess the extent to which modifying the frequency-gain response of an aid can lead to better matches to the target in cases where the target gain was not initially achieved. The target formula was selected as NAL-NL1 in the programming software of four types of digital hearing aids. REIG measurements on 42 ears showed that 64% of… 

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