hearing handicap

hearing handicap

a measure of the impact of hearing loss on an individual's everyday experiences and the psychosocial impact of a hearing loss.
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In an attempt to identify hearing loss in the elderly, and assess the magnitude of the problems they face, self-perception questionnaires such as the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly (HHIE) (25,26) have been used in national and international studies.
Subjective Hearing Ability: The Hearing Handicap Inventory for Adults (HHIA) [5] was used to determine the degree to which hearing difficulties affected the lives of the participants.
The initiative, which is part of Oman LNG's continuous social initiatives, includes providing medical devices and implants of different sizes and types to meet the different needs of those suffering from motor and hearing handicap.
The conventional pure tone audiogram is considered the gold standard test to determine hearing handicap.
The 3,073 study participants were assessed using eight tests of cognitive function after first "passing" a hearing handicap inventory, a depression scale, and the Telephone dlnterview of Cognitive Status to ensure their functional status.
We evaluated performance on an objective measure of speech perception in noise (QuickSIN) and a on a subjective, self-report, hearing handicap questionnaire (APHAB) of a group of 22 individuals with unilateral, moderate to severe, sensory hearing impairment.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Task Force on the Definition of Hearing Handicap.
The aims of the present study were analysing the relation between a hearing impairment and the factors associated with a self-perceived hearing handicap, complementing with a memory assessment in elderly from Manaus, AM, Brazil.
The Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly is a questionnaire designed to identify problems that your hearing loss may be causing you.
They found that he has a slight mental health disorder, learning difficulties, a slight hearing handicap and that he is mentally incapacitated.
You can save precious consultation time by having elderly patients complete a standardized self-assessment questionnaire such as the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly-Screening version (HHIE-S) (FIGURE 1) while they're in the waiting room.