TITLE

Hearing and aging

AUTHOR(S)
Bance, Manohar
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p925
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the hearing loss, which is described as the third most common condition among older adults. It has been noted that hearing loss affects the person's mental processing, emotional and mental health, as well as educational and occupational prospects. The two types of hearing loss - conductive and sensorineural, are discussed. The use of hearing aids as a means of hearing loss rehabilitation is emphasized.
ACCESSION #
24990815

 

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