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audiology

 [aw″de-ol´o-je]
the science concerned with the sense of hearing, especially in the evaluation and measurement of hearing loss and the rehabilitation of those with impaired hearing. See also audiologist.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ō-jē),
1. The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. The rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.

audiology

/au·di·ol·o·gy/ (aw″de-ol´ah-je) the study of impaired hearing that cannot be improved by medication or surgical therapy.

audiology

(ô′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

au′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
au′di·ol′o·gist n.

audiology

[-ol′əjē]
Etymology: L, audire + Gk, logos, science
a field of research and clinical practice devoted to the study of hearing disorders, assessment of hearing, hearing conservation, and aural rehabilitation. audiologic, audiological, adj.

audiology

The formal study of hearing, hearing loss, balance and other disorders affecting the vestibulocochlear (8th cranial, acoustic) nerve.

audiology

The study of hearing

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of functional hearing loss as well as the rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.

audiology

The scientific study of hearing and of the medical management of hearing defects.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
1. Study of hearing disorders through identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. Rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.

audiology (ô´dēol´əjē),

n the study of the entire field of hearing, including the anatomy and function of the ear; impairment of hearing; and evaluation, education or reeducation, and treatment of persons with hearing loss.
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Unfortunately, not all the patients in Group II-NBR who initially complained of hearing loss received complete audiological evaluations before they were discharged; these patients (30%) were given a diagnosis of unclassified hearing loss.
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When appropriate, audiological consults were obtained to assure amplification was sufficient for the resident's hearing loss.
We hypothesized that the outcome of this study would clearly support the inclusion of audiological evaluations in the multidisciplinary assessment of people admitted to a rehabilitation unit.
NHS Supply Chain seeks to establish a non-exclusive framework agreement for the supply of Audiological Implantable Devices and Associated Products and Maintenance and Ear Moulds to the NHS Supply Chain customer base via the eDirect Route for Lots 1-4 and via the Direct Route for Lots 5 and 6.
Further, the report states that high cost of audiological devices and surgical solutions is one of the major challenges in the market.
This study highlights the importance of regular audiological monitoring of patients receiving high-dose cisplatin.
com)-- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Audiological Devices Market (Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, Audiometers, Tympanometers and Otoscopes) -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global audiological devices market was valued at USD 6.
The book has 15 chapters: An introduction to assessment, a diagnostic philosophy in speech-language pathology; counseling and the diagnostic interview for the speech-language pathologist; basic diagnostic report writing; psychometrics for speech and language assessment, principles and pitfalls; and the audiological screening for the speech-language evaluation.
It provides key information on the most commonly encountered ototoxins and presents guidelines for the clinical audiological management of both cochleotoxicity and vestibulotoxicity.
Health Minister Jane Hutt attended one of the first fittings of the hearing aids at Gorseinon Hospital, Swansea, yesterday to mark a major programme of improvement of audiological services across Wales.
The fitting was carried out by Huw Cooper, consultant audiological scientist at Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, one of the first four centres in the country chosen to pilot a pounds 4 million project.