Prescribed Clinician-Fit Versus As-Worn Coupler Gain in a Group of Elderly Hearing-Aid Wearers

Humes, Larry E.; Barlow, Nancy N.; Garner, Carolyn B.; Wilson, Dana L.
August 2000
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p879
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study on the measurement of as-worn coupler gain and prescribed clinician-fit coupler gain in a group of elderly hearing-aid wearers. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion; Conclusion.


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