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Audiologic Rehabilitation with the Geriatric Population

Patricia B. Kricos, PhD, FAAA

July 31, 2006

The percentage of Americans 65 years and older is expected to increase rapidly, with the fastest growing age group being individuals 85 years and older (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2...   Read More


A Practical Guide to CROS/BiCROS Fittings

Donald Hayes, PhD

July 24, 2006

There are Audiology groups in most large urban centers affiliated with teaching hospitals or large scale otolaryngology services. The clinical populations of such groups are often skewed toward a larg...   Read More

Common Errors in ENG/VNG

Kamran Barin, PhD

July 17, 2006

During electronystagmography (ENG) or videonystagmography (VNG), the examiner often faces a critical decision. Do the test results accurately reflect the physiologic and pathologic status of the patie...   Read More


Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), Part I - CRM: The Ginsu Knife for Marketing

Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD, FAAA

July 10, 2006

Editor's Note: Dr. Hosford-Dunn has provided an excellent overview of customer relationship marketing systems and how they relate to the dispensing practice. I would encourage you to download and read...   Read More

Auditory and Vestibular Evoked Potentials Assessment in Clinical Practice and Research

R. Steven Ackley, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

June 19, 2006

Auditory electrophysiological assessment of patients and research subjects is well established in clinical practice and dates back to the early 1930's when electroencephalographic (EEG) measurement wa...   Read More

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Audiologists Who Serve Children

Linda K. Thibodeau, PhD, CCC-A/SLP

June 5, 2006

With early identification of hearing loss, many children are benefiting from hearing technology prior to their first birthday. Research has shown that even children with a mild hearing loss or a unila...   Read More


HATs Aren't Just for Adults: Improving Communication Access in Childhood

Dawna E. Lewis, PhD

May 15, 2006

As a result of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) programs, infants with hearing loss are being identified within the first few months of life. Once hearing loss has been identified, it i...   Read More


Advantages and Limitations of Various Business Legal Structures

Robert M. Traynor, EdD, MBA

May 1, 2006

In the beginning an Audiology practice is usually a simple situation. The audiologist is the primary clinician that sees patients and provides high quality diagnostic and rehabilitative services. As t...   Read More

Incorporating the Sound Activity Meter into Clinical Practice

Donald J. Schum, PhD

April 24, 2006

The numbers are in and there is good news and bad news. Kochkin (2005) has presented the findings of the most recent industry study (MarkeTrak VII) on hearing aid use and satisfaction. First, the good...   Read More

Preventing Clinical Errors in Hearing Care

Cindy Beyer, AuD

April 17, 2006

The cost of providing and receiving healthcare continues to rise each year, partly because of the risks and liability associated with delivery of care. As healthcare advances, the complexities of diag...   Read More

Fundamentals of Clinical ECAP Measures in Cochlear Implants--Part 1: Use of the ECAP in Speech Processor Programming

Michelle L. Hughes, PhD, CCC-A

April 10, 2006

Telemetry capabilities have been commercially available since 1998 for measuring the electrically evoked compound action potential (ECAP) from the auditory nerve in cochlear implant recipients. An ini...   Read More


Preparing for Your Job Interview: Part II - Answers

Paige Brough, Jeff Singer

March 27, 2006

This article is the second in a two-part series related to the topic of job interviewing in the hearing healthcare field. Part I focused on how to prepare for an interview and included a list of sampl...   Read More

Meta Controls and Advanced Technology Amplification

Donald J. Schum, PhD, Douglas Beck, AuD

March 27, 2006

One of the goals of an effective hearing aid fitting is to package the world of sound into the remaining hearing capability of the patient. From the patient's perspective, a successfully amplified sou...   Read More

Pollin's Medical Crisis Counseling Approach Applied to a Case of Sudden Deafness

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

March 20, 2006

Noted medical sociologist Irene Pollin has developed a therapeutic approach called Medical Crisis Counseling (MCC). MCC is utilized to assist victims of sudden and traumatic health changes, such as st...   Read More


Cochlear Implant Hybrids: Who Is a Candidate? You May Be Surprised

Myles Kessler

March 20, 2006

The current criterion for implant candidacy has evolved since the initial Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of single channel implants in 1984, and multi-channel devices in 1985. At that tim...   Read More


Fitting Hearing Aids to Babies: Three Things You Should Know

Susan Scollie, PhD

March 13, 2006

Today's pediatric audiologist has a goal to identify infants with hearing loss by 3 months, and initiate intervention by 6 months (Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, 2000). In many cases, we are succe...   Read More


A TRIBUTE to Diversity in Your Audiology Patients

Jess Dancer, EdD, Allan Ward, PhD

March 13, 2006

Somewhere around mid-century, non-Hispanic whites will become a minority group in the United States (Curry, 2005). As racial and ethnic groups such as Hispanics, African-Americans, Asians, Native Amer...   Read More

Improving the Efficiency and Accountability of the Hearing Aid Selection Process - Use of the COAT

Sharon A. Sandridge, PhD, Craig W. Newman, PhD

March 6, 2006

Editor's Note: The hearing aid selection process can be a challenging process. This is not only due to the ever-evolving complexity of hearing aids, but the varied needs of our hearing aid patients. D...   Read More


ELVAS Sightings - Hearing Aid or Headset?

Paul Dybala

March 6, 2006

What or who is ELVAS? A few years ago I wrote about the future of hearing aids, specifically the convergence of devices (hearing aids, cell phones, computers) and how they would be able to talk to one...   Read More


Preparing for Your Job Interview: Part I - Questions

Paige Brough, Jeff Singer

February 27, 2006

This article is the first in a two-part series related to the topic of job interviewing in the hearing healthcare field. Part I focuses on how to prepare for an interview and includes a list of sample...   Read More

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