Hearing Loss and Hearing Aid Treatment Options

Cook, Jodi A.; Hawkins, David B.
February 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2006, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p234
Academic Journal
Hearing loss is a common problem that impacts quality of life for the patient, family members, and caretakers. Unfortunately, hearing loss is often undiagnosed and untreated. This article summarizes symptoms of typical hearing loss associated with aging and simple screening procedures that can be implemented into a primary care practice. In addition, hearing aid treatment options, including monaural or binaural fitting, size and style, and circuitry and feature options, are reviewed.


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