An Audiologist in the Wilderness – Part IV

Into the jaws of the beast (continued) This is a continuation of Parts I  and II and III of “An Audiologist in the Wilderness” by James Curran. James Curran, M.S. For nearly four years I crisscrossed the U.S. for Dahlberg, traveled to Europe and Canada, speaking to dealers in their offices, at regional meetings, at…

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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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