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Changes in Hearing Aid Benefit Over Time: An Evidence-Based Review

Brian Taylor, AuD

September 17, 2007

Exactly how long a hearing aid user must wait to be sure amplification is providing "benefit" in everyday listening situations remains unclear. Audiologists have wrestled with the question of hearing...   Read More

 


Hearing Assistance Technology: Integrating HATs into Clinical Practice

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

September 10, 2007

Approximately 30 million people in the United States report having hearing difficulty (NIDCD, 2007), representing 10% of the current population of the United States (Kochkin, 1999). While amplificatio...   Read More

 


Audiologists and the Americans with Disabilities Act: What you Need to Know

Jennifer Carroll, MS, CCC-A, Molly James, MS

August 27, 2007

As health care professionals, we have an obligation to educate our patients regarding their hearing loss and a proper plan of habilitation. To this end, we generally think of tangible assistive device...   Read More

 


New Technology and Spatial Resolution

Donald J. Schum, PhD, Lisa Bruun Hansen

August 20, 2007

We live in a complex world. We are constantly bombarded by stimulation. As humans, we have an amazing ability to sort through this onslaught and automatically and effortlessly make sense of the consta...   Read More


Pediatric Audiological Diagnosis and Amplification

Alison M. Grimes, MA

August 6, 2007

Infant hearing loss is being diagnosed at an ever-decreasing age due to universal newborn hearing screening programs. It is important to have a careful plan for rapid, accurate, and comprehensive audi...   Read More

   


An Exploration of Psychological & Physiological Causes for Failure to Fit

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

July 30, 2007

Throughout the literature, one finds almost unanimous consensus over the major psychological and psychosocial deterrents for hearing impaired consumers' failure to seek help for their hearing and comm...   Read More


Protocols for Fitting Infants and Young Children with Amplification

Rebekah F. Cunningham, PhD

June 25, 2007

With the advancements in universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS), identifying infants with hearing loss has become relatively easy to implement. Unfortunately, how to proceed with amplification aft...   Read More

 


Academy honors outstanding contributors

David H. Kirkwood

June 18, 2007


Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) Part IV: Strategic Integration—IMC in Action

Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD, FAAA

June 11, 2007

Figure 1. The IMC process is circular and data driven, using database information to link consistent and continuously refined messaging and dialog with target markets in an accountable manner. IMC can...   Read More


Audiology and Quality of Life: Is there a Connection?

Harvey Abrams, PhD, Theresa Hnath Chisolm, PhD

June 4, 2007

The word "quality" is one that is often used but not thoroughly understood. Quality can imply that a product or service possesses some positive characteristic that distinguishes it from its competitor...   Read More

 


Connecting Families to the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Process

Karen Markuson Ditty, AuD, FAAA, CCC-A

May 21, 2007

Early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) is the process of identifying infants at birth, or shortly thereafter, who have a hearing loss. It is the provision of appropriate intervention services...   Read More

   


APD Evaluation to Therapy: The Buffalo Model

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

May 14, 2007

The Buffalo Model is a conceptualization of auditory processing disorders (APD) based on the results of a three-test battery. Each test takes a different look at auditory processing and together they...   Read More


Predicting Real World Hearing Aid Benefit with Speech Audiometry: An Evidence-Based Review

Brian Taylor, AuD

May 7, 2007

The way in which audiology is practiced is changing. In the past, it was often adequate to base clinical decisions on intuition and data collected in laboratories rather than the real world. Today, a...   Read More

 


Translating Compression Research Into Clinical Decisions

Pamela Souza, PhD

April 30, 2007

Amplitude compression was proposed as an amplification strategy over 50 years ago, and has been widely used in hearing aids for 15 years (Dreschler, 1992). Nearly 300 research studies have been publis...   Read More


The Fixation Suppression Test in ENG Evaluation

Kamran Barin, PhD

April 9, 2007

One of the key features of vestibular nystagmus is that in normal individuals, the nystagmus intensity is strongly reduced by visual fixation. Some patients however, are unable to sufficiently suppres...   Read More

 


Cerumen Management: Mechanical Removal

A. U. Bankaitis, PhD, FAAA

March 26, 2007

Varying degrees of cerumen occlusion pose challenges in the delivery of diagnostic or rehabilitative services. Routine audiological procedures require the presence of a relatively clear external audit...   Read More

 


Making Use of Systematic Reviews: EBP for the Busy Clinician

Theresa Hnath Chisolm, PhD, Laural J. Portz

March 19, 2007

More than 10 years ago, Bess (1995) highlighted the need for audiologists to engage in Evidence-Based Practice (EBP), pointing out that the time had passed when few questioned the audiologist's clinic...   Read More


Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) Part III: Acquiring and Retaining Customers

Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD, FAAA

March 12, 2007

Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) focuses on building brand by creating databases that continuously monitor and respond to market needs as relationships are fostered between practices and cust...   Read More


Acceptable Noise Level (ANL): Research and Current Application

Melinda C. Freyaldenhoven, MA, CCC-A

February 19, 2007

In 1991, Nabelek, Tucker, and Letowski introduced a procedure for determining acceptable noise intensities while listening to speech. This procedure has come to be known as acceptable noise level (ANL...   Read More


Music as an Input to a Hearing Aid

Marshall Chasin, AuD

February 12, 2007

Music as an input to a hearing aid poses some interesting problems both for the hearing aid design engineer and for the hearing health-care professional. The following discussion equally concerns the...   Read More


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