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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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audiology

The formal study of hearing, hearing loss, balance and other disorders affecting the vestibulocochlear (8th cranial, acoustic) nerve.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

audiology

The study of hearing
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

audiology

The scientific study of hearing and of the medical management of hearing defects.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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There are a number of paths that practices can take when establishing the service, from employing an in-house audiologist, to partnering with an audiology business or an independent provider.
(www.soundcheck audiology.com) I am also happy to be of assistance in connecting you with the specialized musicians' audiologist nearest you.
An Audiologist is a health-care professional specializing in identifying, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular system portions of the ear.
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Having your hearing checked once a year will ensure a professional audiologist can monitor gradual hearing loss to ensure you are receiving the most appropriate care for your specific needs.
By offering highly professional and unique services to the marketplace, audiologists are signaling to consumers that their value is well beyond the delivery of traditional hearing aids.
"I looked at the audiologist and I said, 'You don't happen to be owned by the hearing aid manufacturer?' He was quite shocked and looked at me taken aback."
Six audiologists at the JAHVH volunteered to conduct the study procedures.
The center recently reviewed preference testing reported by audiologists and observations from listeners speaking to the clarity and improved comprehension possible with HSS.
With the merger, he will join the four licensed professional audiologists who make up the staff of Advanced Hearing & Balance Specialists, a long-established audiology center that serves patients in eight Southern Utah locations and Mesquite, Nev.
Although the prevalence of sensorineural hearing loss in South Africa has been reported to be as high as 10%,23 limited research into the EI services provided in this population could be attributable to factors such as the low audiologist-to-patient ratio and heavy clinical service load, particularly in the public sector, since a majority of audiologists are reported to be working in the private health care sector, where only a small minority of the population is seen.