Hearing Impairment: Definitions, Assessment and Management

This publication on hearing impairment describes the types (conductive, sensorineural and mixed hearing loss and auditory processing disorder), the degree and the configuration of hearing loss as well as the types of assessment and the ways to manage such an impairment.

  • Types of hearing loss
  • Degree of hearing loss
  • Configuration of hearing loss
  • Assessment
    • Services involved in the provision of aural rehabilitation include
    • Aural rehabilitation following cochlear device and auditory brainstem implantation
  • References

Date: 01/01/2010
Author: Rafi Shemesh
Organization: International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation
Reference: http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/encyclopedia/en/article/272/
Only for Members: No
Content type: Scientific publications
Tags: hearing impaired, hearing loss, presbycusis, sensorineural hearing loss
Categories: Medical & Functions, Aids & Appliances