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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


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:   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

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