It is for the above reasons that the current authors propose careful and continuous deliberations around the quadruple influence on risk factors for hearing impairment
. Grounding all academic, research and clinical endeavours in context forces the audiology profession to be relevant, responsive and responsible in all its clinical and academic endeavours.
Keoagile said people with hearing impairment
were challenged since they did not get enough exposure in sporting activities adding that sport and disability made it hard to get sponsorship.
According to Saudi Gazette, there are three designated prayer areas for the disabled, one each for people with hearing impairments
, the visually challenged and those with physical disabilities.
and otitis media in a rural primary school in south India.
To explore the reaction of parents about having a child with hearing impairment
Researchers concluded that hearing impairment
in patients with RA is a multifactorial disease, since it can be affected by environmental and disease factors (smoking, rheumatoid nodules) as well as patient characteristics, such as age and behavioral habits.
To record brainstem auditory evoked response in high risk infants and compare with age specific normal response for identification of hearing impairment
Although a comparatively smaller percentage of manufacturing workers are noise-exposed (37%), this sector accounts for the most noise-exposed workers in the United States (3), and, as expected, the largest number of workers with hearing impairment
. Some manufacturing sub-sectors, such as wood product, apparel, and machinery manufacturing, have been found to have occupational hearing loss risks as high as those in the mining and construction sectors (4).
Only 56 per cent of respondents believe that hearing impairment
is a severe health issue.
The solution to all the hearing impairment
dilemma is a one-word solution: Understanding.
is viewed as the silent epidemic, because of its invisible nature and because routine clinical examinations often fail to detect it.
Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a common public health problem worldwide and a major cause of hearing impairment
among children in developing countries.