Patient Information Handouts ASHA provides the following handouts to help patients and their families understand issues related to hearing loss, balance, and tinnitus. Audiologists are health care professionals who provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, and other auditory disorders for people of all ages. These handouts are written in plain language and can be printed and distributed to individuals or…
Hearing loss is a risk factor for social isolation and loneliness. With this in mind, the authors of a recent study in the American Journal of Audiology investigated the buffering effects of hearing aid use on perceived social and emotional loneliness.
Factors Influencing Hearing Aid Use in the Classroom: A Pilot Study
Like it or not, people with hearing loss are using personal sound amplification products. And while some balk, a cadre of audiologists says the profession needs to embrace the devices as part of patient-centered care.