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Elements of Effective Hearing-Aid Performance

Edgar Villchur

February 9, 2004

Elements of Effective Hearing-Aid Performance High-performance hearing aids require flat insertion gain (before processing) and low distortion, so that when signal processing is introduced the pre-pro...   Read More

Listening With a ''Third Ear'' - FM Systems

Mark Ross, PhD

February 2, 2004

Editor's Note....Although Dr. Ross originally wrote this article for the hearing impaired consumers, patients and their families (see, I think it has terrific value for audiolo...   Read More

Cochlear Implants: Optimizing Patient Benefit through Team Management and Family-Based Aural Rehabilitation

Linda Daniel, MA, AuD, MS

January 26, 2004

The professional staff of Dallas Otolaryngology Associates and HEAR In Dallas joined forces to form the Dallas Otolaryngology Associates Cochlear Implant (DOA-CI) Team. Together they provide assessmen...   Read More


Multiple Processing Strategies to Accommodate Various Listening Preferences

Donald Hayes, PhD

January 19, 2004

Today's multi-memory hearing aids provide different processing strategies for different listening environments. A recent MarkeTrak survey demonstrated the need for more than one signal processing stra...   Read More

Tinnitus and Its Treatment

Aage R. Moller, PhD

January 12, 2004

University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Callier Center for Communication Disorders Tinnitus is a diverse group of disorders, which can be divided into two main groups; 1-...   Read More

Having HIPAA Headaches? Let Software Provide Relief

William Lesiecki, MA

January 5, 2004

Hearing Care Professionals and hearing instrument manufacturers survived April 14, 2003, the date that the HIPAA Privacy regulations went into effect. They did so despite dire warnings from some progn...   Read More

Overprotection-Hyperacusis-Phonophobia & Tinnitus Retraining Therapy: A Case Study

Norma R. Mraz, Robert L. Folmer, PhD

December 22, 2003

Norma R. Mraz, M.A. Mraz Audiology Consulting, Alpharetta, GA Robert L. Folmer, Ph.D. OHSU Tinnitus Clinic Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR http://www.ohsu...   Read More

Digital Cell Phones and Hearing Aids: Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers)

Linda Kozma-Spytek, MA, CCC-A, CED

December 8, 2003

When using a digital cell phone, the telephone conversation is transmitted over a wireless network using radio waves. The radio waves emitted by the cell phone are referred to as radio-frequency (RF)...   Read More


Commentary on Pediatric Hearing Instrument Fitting Procedures: Honoring the Contributions of Denis Byrne

Richard Seewald, PhD

November 17, 2003

National Centre for Audiology The University of Western Ontario, London Ontario, Canada A version of this Commentary was previously published in Audiology Insight. Bernafon AG, 2003. In 1996, Denis By...   Read More


Hearing Aid Literature in Review - 2002

O'neil W. Guthrie, MS, CCC-A, Catherine Palmer, PhD, Robert G. Turner

November 10, 2003

Note: At the April 2003 Annual Convention of the Academy of Audiology, Gus Mueller, Bob Turner, and Catherine Palmer presented the year (2002) in review for hearing aid literature. The following is a...   Read More


Gender-Specific Audiologic Rehabilitation Programs and Self-Perception of Handicap in the Elderly

Kenya S. Taylor, EdD, William E. Jurma, PhD

November 3, 2003

This study investigated whether gender-specific counseling strategies (designed differently for male and female hearing-impaired elderly) would reduce self-perceived hearing handicaps. Results indicat...   Read More

Current State of Audiology

George S. Osborne

October 27, 2003

Pennsylvania College of Optometry Dean of the School of Audiology Presented at the Scott Haug Foundation Retreat Kerrville, Texas, October 2003 Editor's Note: I was very impressed by the information D...   Read More

Audiology and Motivational Interviewing: A Psychologist's Perspective

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, A.B.P.P.

October 20, 2003

But if you didn't want hearing aids, why did you make an appointment with an audiologist?" I asked. Joan saw no contradiction. "My son, Mr. Know-it-all, had been badgering me for years. I just wanted...   Read More

Effects of Group Composition in Audiologic Rehabilitation Programs for Hearing Impaired Elderly

Kenya S. Taylor, EdD

October 13, 2003

This study investigated the effect of rehabilitation group composition on self-perception of handicap and satisfaction with the audiologist in hearing impaired elderly. Group compositions included sub...   Read More

The Price Factor Revisited: What's being sold?Hearing Aids or Complete Hearing Loss Solutions?

Leon A. Mills

October 6, 2003

Recently, Audiology Online featured an article by David H. Kirkwood, editor of The Hearing Journal titled, The Price Factor: How Important Is It? As a consumer who has worn two BTE hearing aids since...   Read More


Batteries are the Sound Choice for Better Hearing

Rod McKenzie

September 29, 2003

People have been interested in better hearing for a very long time. As soon as there was aging, there was hearing loss. As soon as there were diseases to challenge the ears, and auditory function, the...   Read More

ADHD and Kids: What is going on?

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

September 22, 2003

Editor's note: Although we don't usually publish ''op-ed'' material, this article presents compelling and important information, and I believe it is beneficial for all of us who work with, have, or we...   Read More


A White Paper Addressing the Societal Costs of Hearing Loss and Issues in Third Party Reimbursement

HIA 2003

September 15, 2003

Audiology Online is honored to present this paper to the professional hearing healthcare audience. We are grateful to; the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Ameri...   Read More


Five Differences Between Speech and Music for Hearing Aids

Marshall Chasin, AuD

September 2, 2003

Just as there are similarities and differences between speech and music spectra, there are also similarities and differences between the perceptual requirements for speech and for music. Compared with...   Read More

Hearing Aids: Leasing versus Financing

Todd Matejka

August 25, 2003

Hearing aid technology continues to advance at a spectacular rate. Many articles, interviews and news stories available on and other websites address these technologically base...   Read More

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