Ignore Listening in Quiet Hearing Aid Setting?

Hearing-impaired individuals, and especially older adults, find it difficult to perceive speech, especially in noise conditions.  Many turn to hearing aids to help resolve this difficulty. However, when they receive their programmed devices, the primary setting is for listening in quiet.   To help resolve this problem, most hearing aids today are programmed for different…

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Otometry – Illustrative Procedure

Illustrative Procedure (A simple scientific substitution method is employed) Introduction When discussing topics that readers are somewhat unfamiliar with, it is helpful to provide a step-by-step description and explanation to assist in understanding the procedure. This is certainly desirable in regards to otometry. However, such a “walk-through” procedure is not found in either of Victoreen’s…

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