Perception of Spectral Contrast by Hearing-Impaired Listeners
- Neonatal and Infant Auditory Screening Programs. Miller, Maurice H. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1971, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p340
The article reports that the optimal age to recognize the existence of a hearing defect should be infancy, and preferably even the newborn period. For this reason many pediatricians are installing some form of audiometric testing in their offices. Here is a review of the present stage of...
- Strategies for Enhancement of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Effects in Tinnitus Patients. Kleinjung, Tobias; Langguth, Berthold // International Tinnitus Journal;2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p154
Tinnitus is an auditory phantom sensation characterized by the perception of elementary sound or noise in the absence of any acoustical sound source. Tinnitus is a frequent disorder and is difficult to treat. Compelling evidence corroborates the perception of chronic tinnitus as associated with...
- HEARING LOSS--IT'S NOT JUST THE EARBUDS. // Mix;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p19
The article cites key research findings indicating that 16.1% of adults had speech-frequency hearing loss in the U.S. from 2003 to 2004. The incidence of speech-frequency hearing loss was observed to be increasing among people who are 20 to 29 years old. It also occurred earlier in people who...
- HEARING LOSS IN YOUNG ADULTS WHO HAD VENTILATION TUBE INSERTION IN CHILDHOOD. de Beer, Brechtje A.; Snik, Ad F.; Schilder, Anne G.M.; Zielhuis, Gerhard A.; Ingels, Koen; Graamans, Kees // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Jun2004, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p438
It is known that insertion of ventilation tubes can cause damage to the tympanic membrane and hearing deterioration in the long term. To investigate long-term effects of recurrent otitis media and of ventilation tube insertion, we used a study group (n = 358 subjects), with or without a history...
- BOX 9-5 DEAFNESS. Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina // Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p214
Information on deafness from Chapter 9 of the book "Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology" is presented. It defines deafness as the inability to hear properly. It explains how deafness is classified into different types. It identifies the cause of conduction deafness, nerve deafness, and central...
- Minimizing Acquired Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Kujawa, Sharon G. // ASHA Leader;4/13/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p10
Discusses ways to prevent sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). Use of hearing aids and cochlear implants; Molecular bases of hearing losses; Genetic contributions to acquired SNHL susceptibility.
- Dehiscence of Bone Overlying the Superior Semicircular Canal as a Cause of an Air-Bone Gap on Audiometry: A Case Study. Cox, Kenneth M.; Lee, Daniel J.; Carey, John P.; Minor, Lloyd B. // American Journal of Audiology;Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p11
Describes a patient with bilateral superior canal dehiscence who had bilateral low-frequency conductive hearing loss, normal middle ear function and intact vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials. Case study; Evaluation of responses to vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials; Discussion.
- 10d Hearing Loss and screening. Rodgers, Rosemary W. // Practice Nurse;5/23/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p75
Presents guidelines for nurses on the diagnosis of hearing loss. Categories of the causes of deafness; Screening process for patients with a hearing loss; Discussion of the use of audiograms as part of a hearing assessment. INSETS: OBJECTIVE TESTING TO IDENTIFY HEARING...
- audiology. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p79
A definition of the term "audiology" is presented. It refers to the study of hearing, particularly hearing disorders or impairment.