Beyond the Beeps. Needs Assessments and Outcome Measures

Ingrao, Brad
July 2012
Hearing Loss Magazine;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses hearing loss and tests to assess the impact of hearing problems. It discusses the importance of noting a medical or family history of hearing loss problems and evaluating the impact of hearing loss on daily life using tools such as Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI) and Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Benefit (APHAB). The article discusses the Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life (SADL) scale that measures patient satisfaction with their hearing aids.


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