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Person-Centered Care in Tinnitus Management

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1.  The main reasons many clinicians don't choose to engage with tinnitus patients are:
  1. Tinnitus patients shouldn't be seen by Audiologists
  2. Clinicians feel they have not had adequate training in tinnitus
  3. Clinicians don't feel they have the necessary counselling skills
  4. B & C
2.  The Tinnitus First Aid Kit is:
  1. A Resource Box for clinicians just starting out with tinnitus management
  2. A website designed by tinnitus sufferers to support each other online
  3. A website designed by the Ida Institute and the British Tinnitus Association to provide good quality information about tinnitus
  4. A brochure that outlines the causes and main treatment approaches for tinnitus
3.  The Tinnitus Thermometer is a tool that can be used:
  1. By hearing care professionals
  2. At the start of every tinnitus appointment
  3. To rate how much a patient's tinnitus have been bothering them at the time of the appointment and during the previous week
  4. All of the above
4.  The value of using the Tinnitus Thermometer as a telecare tool is:
  1. It helps the clinician save time during the face to face consultation
  2. It helps the clinician to better prepare for the face to face consultation
  3. It is considered current best practice to engage in telecare
  4. A & B
5.  The Tinnitus Forecast tool is a communication guide that helps clinicians to:
  1. Communicate a message of hope and reassurance
  2. Formulate an effective management plan
  3. Predict how well the patient may respond to a treatment plan
  4. Manage expectations about a cure for tinnitus
6.  The following is available as an Ida Telecare tool:
  1. Tinnitus Forecast
  2. Tinnitus Thermometer
  3. Tinnitus First Aid Kit
  4. Tinnitus Conversation Guide
7.  The reason for asking patients about times when their tinnitus was less bothersome, is to:
  1. Focus on positive thinking
  2. Help them to think about their tinnitus as non-threatening
  3. Find potential clues for effective and helpful treatment methods
  4. Provide some perspective about tinnitus severity
8.  The blue line on the Tinnitus Forecast Tool represents:
  1. Tinnitus severity
  2. Tinnitus handicap
  3. Tinnitus distress
  4. Tinnitus awareness
9.  The Tinnitus First Aid Kit was developed in collaboration with:
  1. British Tinnitus Association
  2. British Society of Audiology
  3. British Academy of Audiology
  4. British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists
10.  The Tinnitus Communication Guide was developed primarily for use by:
  1. Persons with tinnitus
  2. Medical professionals
  3. Audiologists
  4. Psychologists

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