Month: November 2002

News Story #1071

DECEMBER 2002 4-7, Vestibular Rehabilitation Workshop, Seminole, Fla. Contact: Louise Strouse, (800) 245-6442, fax (727) 398-4914. 5-7, Advanced Workshop in Auditory Evoked Potentials and Otoacoustic Emissions, New Orleans. Contact: course coord

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News Story #1068

Web site MDhub.com The Little Blue Book Companies, Avon, CT, introduces www.MDhub.com, a free Internet service that is designed to be an alternative to the telephone for contacting a physician’s office for prescription renewals, appointments

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News Story #1067

Wireless Technology Dspfactory Ltd, Waterloo, Ontario, introduces the second generation of its SignaKlara platform technology, designed to give greater fidelity and increased computational power within a compact one-chip footprint. The SignaKlara

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News Story #1026

Chris Perkins, owner of Lightning Enterprises, Limington, Me, a hearing aid repair equipment company, recently took some time to speak with The Hearing Review. Perkins’ company specializes in UV cure units, vacuum pump systems, listening cham

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Trout Fishing

While some young adults are “star” hearing aid users, others can be quite difficult to even establish a functional rapport with—let alone to convince that using amplification is in their best interest. This article presents the tactics that a clinical psychologist used with one patient.

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Classification of Audiovestibular Symptoms Related to Migraine, Part 3: Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo of Childhood

Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo of Childhood is a childhood vestibular disorder that manifests itself as recurrent spontaneous episodes of vertigo in otherwise healthy children. This article, the final one in a three-part series, covers the topics of BPVC and BPVC with torticollis.

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MarkeTrak VI: Consumers Rate Improvements Sought  in Hearing Instruments

If the custom hearing instrument market is to move forward, the industry and hearing care professionals need to find new ways to improve the consumer’s experience with amplification. This article looks at six hearing instrument features and performance areas cited by consumers as needing improvement: 1) benefit and listening experiences; 2) sound quality; 3) fit, comfort, and maintenance; 4) price; 5) cosmetics; and 6) batteries and hearing instrument controls.

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