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Sound Field Amplification and the Teaching Voice

Kris English, PhD, Sandy Kasper, MS, Zachery Grunberg, BS

July 29, 2002

Duquesne University Due to the energy and strain involved in providing oral instruction and education, teachers experience more voice problems than the general population (Calas, Verhulst, Locoq, Dall...   Read More


To Aid or Not to Aid: Children with Unilateral Hearing Loss

Sarah McKay

July 22, 2002

Approximately 3 out of 1000 children have unilateral hearing loss (UHL). Historically, audiologists have informed parents of children with UHL of the difficulties they would likely encounter localizin...   Read More


Vibrant Soundbridge Direct Drive Middle Ear Implant: Issues and Review

Geoffrey R. Ball

July 15, 2002

Direct drive, implantable middle ear hearing devices represent a new category of hearing devices. Rather than delivering acoustic energy into the external auditory canal (as with traditional hearing a...   Read More


A Conversational Approach to Aural Rehabilitation

O. T. Kenworthy

July 8, 2002

There is emerging evidence that suggests we are making considerable progress with regard to hearing aid satisfaction (Northern, 2001, personal communication). Yet, a large number of individuals fit wi...   Read More

Why Aren't Hearing Conservation Practices Taught in Schools?

Robert L. Folmer, PhD

July 2, 2002

Robert L. Folmer, Ph.D. Oregon Hearing Research Center Mail Code NRC04 Oregon Health & Science University 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road Portland, OR 97201-3098 Telephone: (503) 494-8032 Fax: (503) 494...   Read More

The Absence of Hearing Healthcare in a so-called ''Tidal Wave of Alzheimer's Cases''

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

July 2, 2002

Almost like an orchestrated plan to scare the unwilling into submission, daily headlines scream about the coming "Tidal Wave of Alzheimer's Cases."1 Indeed, reported incidences of this difficult to di...   Read More


Acoustic Shock Injury: Real or Imaginary?

Janice C. Milhinch

June 17, 2002

Isolated reports of injury following exposure to loud sounds from headsets have met with skepticism. This study involved examination of the case records of 103 call centre operators who experienced ac...   Read More

Comparison of Word Familiarity: Conversational Words v. NU-6 list Words

Sadi Thomson

June 10, 2002

This study was conducted to compare the Northwestern University Auditory Test No.6 (NU-6) word list, to common words used today, to assess whether the NU-6 lists represent familiar and common words us...   Read More

The Power to Hear is Powered by Batteries

Rod McKenzie

June 3, 2002

The story of better hearing started a long time ago. As soon as people aged, there was hearing loss. As soon as there were diseases to challenge the ears, and auditory function, there was hearing loss...   Read More

A Response to: United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) Report Regarding Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

May 27, 2002

This paper is written as a response to the USPSTF paper titled "Recommendations and Rationale Newborn Hearing Screening." The USPSTF paper was published in November 2001, the reader is referred to the...   Read More


Hearing Aids: Reasonable Expectations for the Consumer

Rose L. Allen

May 20, 2002

Editor's Note: This article was the winning submission for the Audiology Online ( contest sponsored by Rayovac Ultra Pro Line, for the best new article written for consumers an...   Read More


Accessing the World of Telecommunication

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

May 13, 2002

For many years in telecommunications, the process of two people communicating over a distance was the same for everyone. You used a device called a telephone with a receiver for listening and a microp...   Read More

Survey of Primary Care Physicians: Hearing Loss Identification and Counseling

Paul Popp, PhD, BC-HIS, MCAP, Gregg Hackett

May 6, 2002

As we enter the 21st century, hearing healthcare practitioners are confronted with the paradox of an increase in the number of individuals experiencing hearing loss, but a decline in the percentage of...   Read More

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 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


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