Sign Language for Medical Procedures

In the audiology clinic we are familiar with patients that are among the non-speaking deaf and use sign language.  While many of us use sign language with our hearing impaired patients, others use an interpreter so that they understand the various products and how to use them and/or the audiological procedures that are conducted on them or…

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The World Wide Commoditization of Amplification

Over the past 10 years or so the landscape of audiology has changed significantly.  Of course, these landscape changes started in the US, arguably one of the largest and most lucrative markets for hearing aids worldwide. Other markets around the world have followed or are soon to follow the lead. In the past, patients would consult…

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