Kirk Larson Mat Mattis Ed Anthony Paul Martin GN ReSound Kirk Larson has been appointed regional director of the central territory of the US market. His role will be to manage 13 states within his r
PUBLICATIONS Career Brochure The Audiology Foundation of America, West Lafayette, IN, has developed a new brochure entitled Audiology: A Doctoring Profession. The brochure provides answers to commonly asked questions such as: What is a doctor of
Real-Ear/Hearing Aid Analyzer Audioscan, Dorchester, Canada, introduces its Audioscan® Verifit® VF-1 real-ear/hearing aid analyzer, a desktop system designed to allow quick and accurate evaluation of all types of hearing instruments, including dig
Three professional journals merge to form International Journal of Audiology London— Plans have been finalized to create a new professional journal, the International Journal of Audiology (IJA), by merging three well
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Attending to patients who have both vision problems and hearing loss is an everyday occurrence for hearing care professionals. This article offers a discussion of the most common types of vision problems, explains what these patients can and cannot see, and offers advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of aural rehabilitation efforts when dealing with these patients.
A look at the Phonak Loudness Perception Profile (LPP) fitting tool and its application in pediatric hearing instrument fittings.
A technical review of the new Widex Diva digital hearing instrument and a discussion of the consequences of sensorineural hearing loss.
Today’s headlines are replete with warnings about the coming “tidal wave” of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Yet, little is currently being done to understand the correlation between presbycusis and the disease. This article looks at correlations between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s disease and suggests steps that need to be undertaken for these patients.
HR visits the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis and reports on their clinical research and new aural rehabilitation programs, as well as their biological research on hair cell rescue, restoration, regeneration and innervation.