Audiology History With Hearing Aid Manufacturers

Featuring Robert Briskey, M.A., following this Introduction.  Introduction I was told recently that one of the major hearing aid manufacturers had over 300 audiologists working for them. How many audiologists are currently working throughout the industry for manufacturers would only be an estimate – and most likely not very accurate. Regardless, such a position for…

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Hearing Aid Verification Using Functional Gain – Part II

Note:  This is a continuation of a previous blog: Hearing Aid Verification Using Functional Gain – Part I, which was last week’s blog.   Functional Gain in Hearing Aids   Functional Gain (FG) = Aided Threshold minus the Unaided Threshold (FG = A-U). Unaided thresholds are measured to tones presented through the loudspeaker(s). Various frequencies…

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