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Cognivue Thrive - November 2021

Articles

Read CEU articles and transcripts from experts in audiology and industry.

Evaluating Hearing in Infants and Small Children

Michelle R. Petrak, PhD, CCC-A

November 3, 2000

In the past several years, considerable data has been obtained supporting the need for newborn and infant hearing screening while emphasizing the benefits of early intervention for very young children...   Read More

 


Accepting New Truths in Hearing Aids

Ruth Bentler, PhD

October 31, 2000

For many of us, years of clinical practice have armed us with a lot of what we consider to be conventional wisdom about many aspects of hearing aids. For at least some of us, new truths take a bit of...   Read More


Tinnitus Retraining Therapy: An Update

Pawel J. Jastreboff, PhD, ScD, Margaret M. Jastreboff, PhD

October 23, 2000

Over the years, many methods of tinnitus treatment have been introduced, but very few survived the test of time. Even now, in the year 2000, we do not have a mechanism-based method to provide a cure f...   Read More


Hearing Aid Research

Mark Ross, PhD

October 17, 2000

Wandering through the aisles in the exhibit hall at the last AAA convention, I couldn't help but be impressed by the array of new and refined technical developments. Clearly, hearing aids have come a...   Read More


Outcome Measures in Audiology: Knowing We've Made a Difference

Harvey Abrams, PhD

October 16, 2000

The greatest thrill I get as a clinician is having patients tell me what a difference I've made in their lives. I'm often told how my efforts have made it possible for them to hear family members, enj...   Read More

  


Tinnitus: It Has a Certain Ring to It.

Robert Sandlin, PhD, Robert Olsson, MA

October 15, 2000

Fifty million Americans experience some form of tinnitus. Twelve million have sought professional intervention. Tinnitus is a significant and common problem across the USA. For individuals with tinnit...   Read More


New Audiology-Based Opportunities in the Management of the Dizzy or Balance-Disordered Patient

Lewis M. Nashner, ScD

October 15, 2000

Recent developments in the health care industry are not only changing the way patients are being managed but, together with new clinical advancements, are opening the door to new practice opportunitie...   Read More


Facilitation of Group Support Programs for New Hearing Aid Users

Patricia B. Kricos, PhD, FAAA

October 10, 2000

As we enter the 21st century, it is encouraging to see an expanded interest among audiologists in providing organized programs of support for new hearing aid users and their families. Schow and his co...   Read More


Clinical Results With the Six Microphone Radiant Beam Array

Sara Burdak, MS, FAAA, CCC-A

October 10, 2000

The inability to understand speech in the presence of noise continues to be a significant problem for most hearing instrument wearers. This problem is exacerbated as the degree of hearing loss increas...   Read More


Issues Regarding Disposable Hearing Aids

Tom J. Northey

October 4, 2000

The introduction of disposable hearing aids poses many questions to the audiologist. What effects will such a product have on our traditional, custom fit, 'durable' environment? What systemic changes...   Read More

 


Change of SLP Scope of Practice

Cindy Simon

October 4, 2000

To Audiologists Across America: Once again our profession is being challenged. Everyone wants a piece of our territory. As Dr. Noel Crosby said in her 1999 President's speech at the Florida annual mee...   Read More


Audiologic Rehabilitation = Good Hearing Health Care

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

September 25, 2000

Results of an extensive research study by Kochkin (2000), regarding the impact of hearing instruments on quality of life, succinctly articulates the compelling social, psychological, cognitive and hea...   Read More


Marketing is Essential

Steve Adams

September 18, 2000

Many audiologists consider marketing to be a necessary evil. Some resist the temptation to advertise based upon the moral standards of the past. However, much like attorneys and physicians, healthcare...   Read More


Disposable Hearing Aids and Market Orientation

Mike Fisher, MBA

September 18, 2000

The introduction of disposable hearing aids to the hearing healthcare marketplace can be viewed with contempt, disdain, exhilaration, or ambivalence. Veteran audiologists may dismiss these devices as...   Read More


Audiology and Evidence-based Health Care

Kyle C. Dennis, PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

September 18, 2000

Health care decision making is shifting from cost-driven choices to quality-driven choices. This paradigm shift refocuses the emphasis from 'what does it cost?' to 'what do I get for my money?' Accred...   Read More

   


Audiology in the New Millenium

David Luterman, EdD

September 13, 2000

Audiology's origins are firmly rooted within the ''medical model.'' Despite our origin as a rehabilitative profession, our diagnostic abilities and interests were quickly realized and used to suppleme...   Read More


Professional Coding: Part One

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

September 11, 2000

In response to requests for information on procedural and diagnostic coding, I am writing the first of a multi-part series. This first section will address CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding....   Read More


Tone Burst Evoked Potentials: Clinical Applications

Karen J. Mobley, MEd, Edie Gibson, MS, CCC-A

September 6, 2000

With the increased number of hospitals performing universal newborn hearing screenings, audiologists will be increasingly responsible for the early identification and diagnosis of hearing loss. Import...   Read More


Middle Ear Implant: An Audiologist's First Hand Experience

Lisa Evans-Smith

September 5, 2000

In September 1998, I made the decision to become a subject in the clinical trials for the Symphonix Vibrant Soundbridge middle ear implantable hearing aid. It is without a doubt the best decision I ha...   Read More

  


Diagnosis: It's More Than Medical, It's Scientific

Maurice Miller

September 4, 2000

On page 8 of your September, 1999 issue, Michael Maves, M.D., executive vice-president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, is quoted as to who is qualified to make a ''d...   Read More

 


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