Prescribed Clinician-Fit Versus As-Worn Coupler Gain in a Group of Elderly Hearing-Aid Wearers
- DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONE HEARING AIDS - DO THEY CHANGE? Staab, Wayne // Canadian Hearing Report;Feb2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p14
The article presents a study which investigates the ability of directional microphone hearing aids when programmed for directional performance. The study has programmed six hearing aids for maximum cardioids polar pattern and closed coupler fitted. Results show that only two of the hearing aids...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Fall90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p446
Presents an abstract of the article `The Reliability of Functional Gain,'by L.F. Humes and E.U. Kirn, published in the `Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders.' Hearing abilities of elderly adults with and without their hearing aids.
- Sustained Benefits of Hearing Aids. Mulrow, Cynthia D.; Tuley, Michael R.; Aguilar, Christine // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Dec92, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1402
Focuses on a study which evaluated the long-term benefits of hearing aids in elderly individuals with hearing loss. Method; Results; Discussion.
- Hearing disability in people aged 50-65: effectiveness and acceptability of rehabilitative intervention. Stephens, S.D.G.; Callaghan, D.E.; Hogan, S.; Meredith, R.; Rayment, A.; Davis, A.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/24/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6723, p508
Focuses on the effectiveness of rehabilitative intervention among aged patients with hearing disability in Cardiff, Wales. Increase in the use of hearing aids; Assessment of response rates and the prevalence of disability; Capability of simple questionnaires in identifying hearing disabilities.
- The use of deaf-aid communicators in a Salford hospital: A failure of communication ? Roper, T. A. // Age & Ageing;Mar1995, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p160
Reports the results of a survey conducted in a Salford hospital regarding the use of deaf-aid communicators. Details of the results; Discussion of the same.
- Hearing loss linked to brain. Bakshis, Brett // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Apr2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, Special section p3
The article reports on the results of a study that examined the impact of hearing aids on older people with hearing problems. The study, which was presented at the 2009 Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology in Baltimore, Maryland, has found that hearing aids may not...
- CorrelaÃ§Ã£o entre as restriÃ§Ãµes de participaÃ§Ã£o em atividades de vida diÃ¡ria e o benefÃcio do uso de prÃ³teses auditivas em adultos e idosos. Da Luz, Vívian Baptista; Da Silva, Monique Cantelli; Scharlach, Renata Coelho; Iório, Maria Cecília Martinelli // Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Fonoaudiologia;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p160
Purpose: To study the benefit obtained by the use of hearing aids in environments acoustically favorable to communication, reverberant, noisy and with aversive sounds, and to correlate the benefit with the handicap of adults and elderly with hearing loss. Methods: Participants were 42...
- eldercare. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p732
An encyclopedia entry for "eldercare" is presented. The term refers to giving health care and assistance for older people. Most of their needed assistance are provided by family members. Caregivers are advised to improve communication with patients and encourage them to use hearing aids and...
- Hearing and aging. Bance, Manohar // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p925
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...