Hearing Aids and Further Hearing Loss? Part V

Predicted PTS (Permanent Threshold Shift) From Hearing Aid Use Various researchers have utilized data from TTS (Temporary Threshold Shift) and ITTS (Integrated Temporary Threshold Shift) in formulae that have included the length of time worn during the day, number of years worn, age at which the aid was first worn, the gain level used, and…

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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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