HA Distribution VI – Role for PSAPs?

Is There a Role for PSAPs?   The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Diseases estimates that approximately 36 million Americans have a hearing loss of sufficient magnitude to warrant hearing aid use.  But, only about 20% of them have purchased–but are not necessarily using–hearing aids. This disappointing market penetration rate has remained essentially stagnant…

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The AMA Method of Estimation of Hearing Disability: Validation

This is a summarized version of an article that appeared in Ear & Hearing{{1}}[[1]] Dobie, R.A. (2011). The AMA Method of Estimation of Hearing Disability: A Validation Study. Ear & Hearing, 32:6, 732-740.[[1]], Dec. 2011. Robert Dobie, M.D. First, thanks to Wayne Staab for his kind invitation to add this note to the blog. Audiologists…

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