The Last Layer is Peeled Away

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   This will be my last post as part of the “Peeling the Onion” series. When I first began these articles, I felt its name was an apt metaphor for the issues facing hearing healthcare in general and the audiology profession in particular –…

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Gapers Block: Another Roadside Attraction Detracts from our Real Challenges

“Signal & Noise” is a bimonthly column by Brian Taylor, AuD. It’s human nature to slow down and gawk at the site of an accident.  Even if it’s for a split second, the site of something unusual diverts our attention from ordinary tasks. Over the past month there has been a lot of opportunities to…

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A Weed by Any Name: Duplicate Content, Scraping, Plagiarism

HHTM editors have been spending their time uneconomically of late, weeding out problems (and learning new words) that we didn’t even know existed back in 2011 when HHTM began.  Economics is defined as the allocation of scarce resources–a familiar concept to any audiologist who runs a practice; ditto for any editor responsible for gathering original…

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The Transtheoretical Model and Audiologic Care

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD “There is nothing wrong with change as long as it is in the right direction” – Winston Churchill   To date, the theme of my posts has focused on the two primary approaches to audiologic care – medical and rehabilitative. The rehabilitative approach recognizes…

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Rehabilitative Audiology: Hearing Loss as a Chronic Health Condition

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD. In last month’s post, I discussed the influence of our profession’s early history on our current self-perception of audiology as a medical model of care and suggested that we may want to consider reframing our profession as a rehabilitative discipline.  In fact, there are…

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