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My Experience as an Army ''Audiology Assistant''

Josh Lopez

September 17, 2001

Editor's Note: Although we don't usually publish 'op/ed' pieces as articles, I thought this paper was particularly important at this time. I believe most practicing audiologists are probably not well...   Read More

Westone Tech Tips: Greatest Hits

Randy Morgan

September 10, 2001

EDITOR'S NOTE: We don't usually run articles like this! However, Randy Morgan and the good people at Westone wrote these wonderful "tech tips" over the last few years and published them in the online...   Read More

Beltone's Adaptive Fitting Algorithm: Combining Loudness Normalization and Loudness Equalization to Achieve Target Gain

Diane M. Russ, MA, CCC-A, Jennifer Robinson, MS

September 4, 2001

Over the past several years there have been many prescriptive fitting formulas developed and tested to fit hearing aids. These fitting formulas have evolved from providing a single target curve for li...   Read More

A Collaborative Approach to Fitting Amplification

Stephanie Martin, PhD, Larry G. Martin, AuD, Holly F. Pedersen, MS

August 27, 2001

As a result of effective universal newborn hearing screenings, identification of hearing loss occurs earlier and more frequently than ever before. Previously, hearing loss was typically not diagnosed...   Read More


OSHA Delays Recordkeeping Rule

Susan C. Megerson, MA, CCC-A

August 20, 2001

For those professionals working in occupational health and safety settings, one of their most complicated tasks has traditionally been the recording of work-related injuries and illnesses as required...   Read More

Protecting Your Database With NOAH 3 User Levels

Brad Ingrao, AuD, MS, CCC-A, FAAA

August 13, 2001

Your customer database is the single most valuable asset in your practice. Keeping it secure can, and often is, the difference between success and failure. NOAH 3 provides a secure environment for you...   Read More

Extra Protection: Wearing Earmuffs and Earplugs in Combination

Elliott H. Berger, MS, INCE Bd. Cert.

August 6, 2001

E A R / Aearo Company E A RCALSM Laboratory 7911 Zionsville Road Indianapolis, IN 46268-1657 When it's really loud, so loud that a properly worn single hearing protection device (HPD) can't provide sa...   Read More

Professional Coding: Part Three - HCPCS

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

July 30, 2001

This article is the third in a special series on coding. Parts one (September, 2000) and two (December, 2000) are available online via AudiologyOnline, in the 'Article Archives.' In the first two part...   Read More

Attitudes In Au.D. Training

David M. Lipscomb, PhD

July 23, 2001

At last count, there were some 14 academic programs offering the earned Au.D. This recent development has taken hold as evidenced by the numbers of audiologists who are joining the programs. "Distance...   Read More

Balance Function Testing

Marcia Hall, PT, Eric Miller, MSPA

July 16, 2001

With the proliferation of audiology practices incorporating "balance services" in their practice names and scope of practice, it is incumbent on audiologists to ensure that balance assessment services...   Read More

Tinnitus Management Alternatives

Murray Grossan, MD

July 9, 2001

According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) there are 30 to 50 million Americans who experience tinnitus. Many are crowding the health food stores -- buying products that claim to help tinnit...   Read More


Robert Sandlin, PhD

July 2, 2001

This article, written for Audiology Online, reviews digital signal processing (DSP) hearing aids and discusses whether or not DSP provides advantages to the hearing impaired that can not be offered -...   Read More

Advanced DSP Applications: The Canta Product Line from GN ReSound

Dave Smriga, Giselle Matsui, Tami Lemons

June 25, 2001

Since the introduction of digital signal processing (DSP) hearing instruments, the potential advantages of DSP devices over analog or digitally programmable devices has been the subject of much debate...   Read More


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

June 18, 2001

Hyperacusis has recently attracted professional attention. Previously, this topic was not well researched or documented. In many instances, due to a lack of understanding regarding the diagnosis, the...   Read More

Effective Noise Reduction

Merritt Johns, MS, Victor Bray, PhD, Michael Nilsson, PhD

June 11, 2001

Merritt Johns, M.S., Manager of Marketing Communications, Victor Bray, Ph.D., Vice-President for Auditory Research, and Michael Nilsson, Ph.D., Principal Researcher. SONIC innovations 2795 East Cotton...   Read More

Electroneuronography (ENoG): Neurophysiologic Evaluation of the Facial Nerve

Douglas Beck, AuD, James W. Hall III, PhD

June 4, 2001

Electroneuronography (ENoG) involves electrical stimulation of the facial nerve at or near the stylomastoid foramen and the subsequent measurement and interpretation of the motoric response, as record...   Read More

OTOSCLEROSIS: A Review for Audiologists

Eric W. Sargent, MD, FACS

May 29, 2001

Otosclerosis is a common condition affecting the bone of the otic capsule in 7.3% of Caucasian males and 10.3% of Caucasian females. The condition is rare in non-Caucasians, except East Indians, in wh...   Read More


Hearing Conservation: The Standards

Lee D. Hager

May 21, 2001

Regulations intended to protect workers from the effects of noise have been in place in the US since the late 1960s. Familiarity with the regulations is an important part of providing hearing conserva...   Read More

Health Insurance: Should Hearing Aids Be Included?

Alison M. Grimes, MA, Pauline Casey

May 14, 2001

Provision of hearing aids through health insurance plans is a development audiologists should welcome and encourage. Provision of hearing aids must occur in an environment of comprehensive audiologica...   Read More

Real-Ear Measurement: Basic Terminology and Procedures

John Pumford, MClSc, AUD(C), Sheila Sinclair, MClSc

May 7, 2001

The advent and clinical implementation of probe microphone real-ear measurements has introduced hearing health care professionals to a range of new terminology and procedures. Often, confusion arises...   Read More

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