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What is National Microtia Awareness Day on November 9?

Melissa Tumblin

November 1, 2019

What is National Microtia Awareness Day? How can audiologists support this initiative?   Read More

 


How is Hearing Loss Related to Cognitive Decline and Dementia?

Frank Lin, MD, PhD

July 15, 2019

How is hearing loss related to cognitive decline and dementia?   Read More


What are a Few Effective Communication Strategies?

Frank Lin, MD, PhD

May 31, 2019

What are some communication strategies to ensure effective communication?   Read More


What to Consider When Fitting Asymmetrical SNHL?

Don Schum, PhD

November 5, 2018

What should I consider when fitting a patient with an asymmetrical SNHL?   Read More

 


What is BrainHearing, and Why is it Our Guiding Star at Oticon Medical?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

September 24, 2018

What is BrainHearing, and why is it our guiding star at Oticon Medical?   Read More

   


Hearing Loss in Only One Ear, "What's the Big Deal?"

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

August 27, 2018

Hearing loss in only one ear, “what’s the big deal?”   Read More

   


How Do We Determine Bone Conduction Candidacy in Children?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

July 30, 2018

How do we determine bone conduction candidacy in children?   Read More

   


Why is Early Detection of Hearing Loss Important?

Diane L. Sabo, PhD, Randi Winston Gerson, AuD, Ron Saks, David Adlin, Mona Dworsack-Dodge, AuD

May 2, 2016

Why is early hearing loss detection important, and does this concept only apply to pediatrics?   Read More

 


How Does ReSound Implement Research Findings in Cognition and Hearing into its Signal Processing?

Tammy Stender, AuD

February 15, 2016

How does ReSound implement research findings in cognition and hearing into its signal processing?   Read More


What Treatment Options are Available for Severe-Profound, High Frequency Hearing Loss?

Patti Trautwein

December 15, 2014

Many of my patients with severe to profound high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss still report significant communication difficulties even with well fitted hearing aids. What other treatment opti...   Read More

 


Why is Hearing on the Phone so Difficult?

Jim Rollins, BC-HIS

February 17, 2014

Why is hearing on the phone so difficult?   Read More

 


How Can You Tell if an Ear Canal is Going to Collapse?

L. Maureen Valente, PhD

February 3, 2014

How can you tell if an ear canal is going to collapse?   Read More

  


What are Some Common Misconceptions of Mild Hearing Loss?

Kimi Nina Møller, MA, Charlotte T. Jespersen, MA

December 9, 2013

What are some common misconceptions associated with mild hearing losses?   Read More


Vehicle Modifications for Hearing Impaired Drivers

Samuel R. Atcherson, PhD

May 2, 2011

Perhaps you could help me answer this question. I have often heard (without proof) that the American Disability Act requires all manufacturers of autos sold in America to make available (upon request)...   Read More

 


Neural Slowing

Donald J. Schum, PhD

March 14, 2011

I've heard the term "neural slowing" used in aging literature. What exactly does this mean?   Read More


Management Recommendations for Auditory Hallucinations

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, A.B.P.P.

February 7, 2011

I have a patient who has paracusis (auditory hallucination). She has normal hearing but she claims that she can hear an old lady's voice without the presence of external stimulus. How do you different...   Read More

  


Long Term Prognosis of Otosclerosis

Sam J. Marzo, MD

August 2, 2010

What is the long term prognosis of otosclerosis with and without a stapedectomy or stapedoctomy? What I mean is: does the disease progress to the inner ear even if the patient undergoes one of these p...   Read More

  


Norrie Disease

Cindy B. Pichler, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

June 7, 2010

What is Norrie Disease and what are the audiologic and/or vestibular findings associated with this disorder?   Read More

  


Universal Design Principles and Accessibility

Mary Beth Jennings, PhD

May 10, 2010

How do we get architects, builders and product developers to think about Universal Design principles before they plan their buildings or products, not after, in order to make spaces and products acces...   Read More

 


The Relationship Between Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and Tinnitus

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

February 1, 2010

What is the relationship between Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and tinnitus? Can it cause or accentuate tinnitus? And how can it be relieved?   Read More

 


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