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David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

  • Clinicians have a comprehensive new guideline for the treatment of tinnitus patients October 21, 2014
    ALEXANDRIA, VA—The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Foundation has published an extensive, evidence-based clinical practice guideline to improve the diagnosis and management of tinnitus. The guideline, the first of its kind, appears as a supplement to the October 2014 issue of the journal Otolaryngology–Head and […]
The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.

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Angela Loavenbruck & Lolly Wigall @ Hearing Views
  • Our clients desperately want hearing aids October 21, 2014
    By Lolly Wigall Humans are designed to have relationships. People are raised in families who communicate with each other. Language is a beautiful creation. Sharing life’s experiences, both the joys and sorrows are part of living. Becoming friends with our neighbors is part of life. Attending public meetings such as religious and civic organizations has […]
Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

  • Right Place, Right Time, Right Patient. Right Provider? October 21, 2014
    Tom J. Northey gives us the 2nd half of his ACO and Audiology post today.  In his current forecast of what’s ahead for Audiologists in the changing healthcare market place, he’s introduced us to the ACO model, electronic medical records (emr), and health information exchanges (HIE).   It’s time to take those acronyms and own […]
Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

  • Otometry Instruments October 21, 2014
    Additional Historical Information Related to Fitting Hearing Aids Using Otometry Test Equipment Otometry was based on sound pressure measurements and a damped wavetrain signal (DWT).  Because of this, instruments had to be devised to make these measurements.  An instrument was required to generate and deliver the damped wavetrain signals […]
Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

  • Reflexology for Deafness: Fact or Fiction? – Part II October 21, 2014
    Last week at Hearing International we reviewed the history of Reflexology.  While the procedure has been around since ancient times, until recently there has been minimal research data on if it really works for various disorders, especially the auditory system. I became concerned about this area due to the […]
Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

  • Did You Hear What Your Hearing Aid Asked You? October 20, 2014
    Do you ever feel that your hearing technology is talking to you, that it’s trying to tell you something? My mother used to say things like that. “Gael, your clothes are trying to tell you something”, meaning they were past due for the laundry, or my outfit didn’t ‘go’ (god help you if you wore […]
Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

  • Symmetrical vs Asymmetrical Hearing Losses October 15, 2014
    By Marshall Chasin, AuD. This post was originally published in Hearing Review and appears here by permission. I can’t tell you how often I have had the following conversation with someone at the Worker’s Compensation Board (also known as the Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board, in some jurisdictions) on behalf of a worker. Marshall: “Hello. […]
Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

  • What is vHIT? Part I October 21, 2014
    vHIT refers to relatively new technology to assess the high frequency Vestibular Ocular Reflex (VOR). vHIT stands for video head impulse test, and theoretically allows the examiner to find VOR deficits that would not be visible under standard examination techniques. This may allow less experienced examiners to detect obvious deficits, and allow more experienced […]
Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

  • The Acoustics of Hearing Aids: Tubes with Flare – part 3 October 22, 2014
    Welcome to part 3 of this 3 part blog series. This is part of an original article that I wrote back in May 2013 for the Hearing Review . Part 1 of this blog series dealt with standing waves and this is as important for behind the ear hearing aids as it is […]
Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

  • The CARE Project Teen Retreat October 21, 2014
    I spent last weekend at the CARE Project teens and tweens retreat at Bald Head Island in NC. The CARE Project provides support to families of children with hearing loss. Until now, the retreats have been for families with young children,but this one is the first directed at families with older children. Johnnie […]
HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

  • Cómo Funciona el Oído October 13, 2014
    Guía Para oír Mejor,  Capitulo 2, Cómo Funciona el Oído El sistema por el que el oído transforma la energía de una onda sonora en señales eléctricas en el cerebro, es extremadamente complejo.  Si exceptuamos el cerebro, posiblemente sea el oído el órgano más complicado y menos entendido. Las secciones de este libro, en español, se […]

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