Hearing Aid Preferences – RIC vs Custom-Molded

The Harvard Report Revisited – Kind of…. Sometimes one collects data that could be published, but somehow never gets around to it.  This blog involves the results on one such study.* Background For many years, the so-called “Harvard Report” has been alternately credited and disparaged.  For the uninformed, the general finding of the Report was…

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Hearing Aid Evaluation/Rating Scales

Throughout the years numerous evaluation/rating scales have been conducted to determine patient/subject reaction to hearing aids – from comfort, cosmetics, handicap, self-evaluation of hearing difficulty, performance, satisfaction, cost, benefit, etc.  Some have been validated and others have been developed for specific purposes.  Regardless, all serve a purpose. A partial list includes: Feasibility Scale for Predicting…

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