Auditory Hallucinations

One of my first encounters with patients that had voices in their head was as a young audiologist running subjects in a biofeedback study.  At the time, we were looking at the therapeutical benefits of biofeedback for tinnitus patients. One of our perspective subjects, a 92 year old woman, reported that her tinnitus was hearing…

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Practicing Outside the Silo: The National Academies of Practice

The lowest level of “working together” with other disciplines in the practice of your profession is when professionals make their own decisions, effectively operating in silos.  A middle level of “working together” occurs when individual practitioners make independent decisions about a patient and then consult/communicate with the primary caregiver.  A higher model of interprofessional healthcare…

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