Hearing Aid Obituary

Note: This Obituary is written somewhat with tongue in cheek, but history tells us to beware of what we do not know or expect. This is the first of a series of posts on “the Hearing Aid Obituary.” The series is a theoretical treatise attempting to project amplification (actually listening) directions moving forward. Obituary Some…

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Before the Audiogram

Audiogram, AW’-dee-oh-gram”, (n). A record of the threshold of sensitivity of hearing measured at several different (usually discrete) frequencies{{1}}[[1]]Modified slightly from Delk, J.H. Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology, P 35, 1973, The Hearing Aid Journal, Sioux City, IA[[1]]. Strange as it may seem to many currently measuring and recording hearing results, the audiogram did not always…

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