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Ethics in Deaf Education

Rod G. Beattie

April 29, 2002

Ethics in Deaf Education Rod G. Beattie Acting Head of College/Senior Lecturer in Hearing Impairment Renwick College Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children North Rocks, NSW 2151 and University of...   Read More

   


Are Your Patients Hearing ''Batteries Not Included?''

Julie Strasser, Tom Begley

April 22, 2002

Are your patients and customers leaving your office with hearing aids, but without hearing aid batteries? Or are you ignoring the marketing of your hearing aid batteries or giving batteries away? If s...   Read More


Clinical and Research Concerns - Regarding Jerger & Musiek (2000) APD Recommendations

Jack Katz, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD, Kim Tillery, Tamala Bradham, Susan Brandner, Teryl Delagrange, Jeanane M Ferre, PhD, CCC-A, John King, Denise Kossover-Wechter, Jay R. Lucker, EdD, CCC-A/SLP, FAAA, Larry Medwetsky, Richard Saul, Gail Gegg Rosenberg, Nancy Stecker

April 15, 2002

Katz, Jack, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY (contact jackkatz jackkatz@buffalo.edu) Johnson, Cheryl DeConde, Ed.D., Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO Tillery, Kim L. Ph.D.,...   Read More


More Channels are Better, Right?

Anna O'Brien

April 8, 2002

The issue regarding the ideal number of "channels" has been a hot topic in rehabilitative amplification for over a decade. Despite the ongoing debate, conventional wisdom indicates more is better, and...   Read More


Telepractice in Audiology

John Ribera, PhD, Mark Krumm, PhD

April 2, 2002

The 1990's was a decade of significant advancement in computer technology. Personal computers developed into powerful, integrated systems. Internet applications evolved from simple e-mail communicatio...   Read More


Professional Coding: Parts 1, 2 and 3

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

April 2, 2002

Editor's Note - Professional Coding: Parts 1, 2 and 3 were originally written and published as separate, concise articles. For CEU purposes, we have combined the original three articles, learning outc...   Read More


Intratympanic Therapy for Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Vertigo

Sam J. Marzo, MD

March 25, 2002

Correspondence: Sam J. Marzo, M.D. Assistant Professor Department of Otolaryngology B Head and Neck Surgery Loyola University 2160 South First Avenue Maywood, Illinois 60153 Phone: 708-216-1676 Fax: 7...   Read More

 


Ear Impressions: Art or Science?

Chester Pirzanski, BSc, Brenda Berge, AuD

March 18, 2002

Custom earmolds and hearing aids shells are derived from ear impressions taken individually from each patient's ear. The procedure for impression taking is so simple and straightforward that one might...   Read More


DSP & Multi-Media Technologies: Addressing Patient Needs

Cherish Oberzut, MA, CCC-A, Diane M. Russ, MA, CCC-A

March 11, 2002

The technology explosion of the last 10 years has affected every facet of our daily and professional lives. As audiologists and hearing instrument dispensers, we fit hearing instruments made of integr...   Read More


Otoacoustic Emissions in 2002: Some Perspectives

Theodore J. Glattke, PhD

March 4, 2002

The past 150 years have witnessed remarkable scientific, medical and technical improvements and advances. Many of these improvements and advances have impacted the study of the auditory system and tre...   Read More


Middle Ear Implants: 2002

Marshall Chasin, AuD

February 25, 2002

Historically, the first clinically available MEIs (by Drs. Suzuki and Yanagihara in Japan) were designed for those with unresolveable middle ear conductive/mixed losses. However, modern MEIs require a...   Read More

 


Learning to Hear Again: Cochlear Implant Audiologic Rehabilitation Guide for Adults

Donna S. Wayner, PhD, Judy E. Abrahamson, MA

February 18, 2002

The progress made over the last decade in cochlear implants, surgical techniques, and speech processing strategies has been phenomenal. There has been vast improvement in functional outcomes when comp...   Read More

 


Cochlear Implants: Perspectives from an Otologist

Eric W. Sargent, MD, FACS

February 11, 2002

Address Correspondence to: Eric W. Sargent, MD The Michigan Ear Institute 30055 Northwestern Hwy, #101 Farmington Hills, MI 48334 FAX: (248) 865-6161 Telephone: (248) 865-4444 Email: sargente@mac.com...   Read More


Behind The Hype: Digital Amplification

Giselle Matsui

January 28, 2002

We are all besieged with marketing claims of products that allege to make our laundry whiter, our dusting easier and our thighs thinner. Many times, because we are not experts in those fields, we simp...   Read More


Adventures in ENG

Thomas E. Boismier

January 21, 2002

Many years ago, I learned how to perform electronystagmography (ENG) on a strip-chart recorder. The ENG lab I worked for switched to a PC-based ENG system in 1985. Since that time, I've done some five...   Read More


The National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders (NCAPD): History and Overview

Debbie Wood

January 14, 2002

When an individual is diagnosed with any disorder, it can be a frustrating and overwhelming time in their life. For some, diagnosis brings a sense of closure and relief, through knowing what is wrong....   Read More


Cochlear Implant Reimbursement: Cause for Concern

Donna Sorkin

January 7, 2002

Cochlear implants are increasingly the "technology of choice" for children and adults with severe-to-profound hearing loss who do not derive significant benefit from hearing aids. Unlike hearing aids,...   Read More


Sunset Laws: A Tutorial

December 31, 2001

The Principle of Shields Legislative Associates, an independent lobbying firm in Austin, Texas. Sunset laws are traditionally tools used in many states to periodically re-evaluate the need for existin...   Read More


Adapto: An Introduction to the New Generation of Digital Amplification.

Donald J. Schum, PhD

December 30, 2001

Despite important advances in hearing aid technology over the past decade, the hearing aid fitting experience still tends primarily be a problem solving process. The discipline of hearing aid fitting...   Read More


The Research of Denis Byrne at NAL: Implications for Clinicians Today

December 24, 2001

NOTE: This talk was presented as the Denis Byrne Memorial Lecture at ASHA, New Orleans, November 2001. In this talk I will review some of the research that Dr. Denis Byrne performed and some that he i...   Read More


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