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audiologist

 [aw″de-ol´o-jist]
an allied health professional specializing in audiology, who provides services that include evaluation of hearing function to detect hearing impairment and, if there is a hearing disorder, to determine the anatomical site involved and its cause; selection of appropriate hearing aids; and training in lip reading, hearing aid use, and maintenance of normal speech.

au·di·ol·o·gist

(aw'dē-ol'ōjist),
A specialist in evaluation and rehabilitation of patients whose communication disorders stem in whole or in part from hearing impairment.

audiologist

A healthcare professional trained to identify and measure hearing impairments and related disorders—e.g., balance or vestibular disorders and tinnitus—and rehabilitate patients with impaired hearing and related disorders.

audiologist

Audiology A non-MD health care professional trained to identify and measure hearing impairment and related disorders–eg, balance or vestibular disorders and tinnitus, and rehabilitate Pts with impaired hearing and related disorders; audiologists use various tests and procedures to assess hearing and balance Salary $52K + 6% bonus. See Speech pathology.

au·di·ol·o·gist

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in evaluation and rehabilitation of those whose communication disorders center in whole or in part in the hearing function.

audiologist

A specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of defects of hearing.

Audiologist

A person with a degree and/or certification in the areas of identification and measurement of hearing impairments and rehabilitation of those with hearing problems.
Mentioned in: Hearing Aids

au·di·ol·o·gist

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in evaluation and rehabilitation of patients whose communication disorders stem in whole or in part from hearing impairment.
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The third option for practice owners who wish to introduce audiology can be described as 'going it alone.' Managing director of Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists, Royston Bayfield, introduced audiology into his group in October last year.
"And then work with an audiologist to see what's going to work best for you based on your lifestyle, budget, and communication needs," he continues.
The role of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences in the Health System is new and faces adversities, such as the lack of training for acting on primary care, lack of knowledge by SUS on the possibilities of speech-language pathologist and audiologist's actions in this context, in addition to a repressed demand for Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, which led to the choice of focusing on clinical intervention at the basic level of healthcare services [22].
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.
Patients then met with an audiologist from the respective group (UC or PATM) to which they were randomized.
Jyoti Bhayani, a certified audiologist at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, part of Loyola University Health System, said that once hearing is damaged, it cannot be repaired.
Each set of earphones is custom moulded from medical grade 40 Shore silicone following an individual fitting by an audiologist.
Nicole Choules, along with clinical audiologist Kimball Forbes.
Those differences have to be considered by the person, his/her physician, and audiologist. The nature of the loss--the frequency range involved, the degree of the hearing loss and whether one or both ears are affected also must be factored in.
* The medical team's views on audiological EI practices, with specific reference to age of diagnosis and age at which a child should receive amplification, team management, and referral to an audiologist.
Historically, the role of the deployed Army Audiologist (Area of Concentration 72C), involved a predominately direct clinical care mission.
Once the ear anatomy has been thoroughly checked then the doctor usually refers the child to an audiologist. Audiologists specialize in the anatomy of the ear and its functions.