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Toward Standardization of Basic Tinnitus Services by Audiologists

Audiologists should at least offer assessment of tinnitus patients and provide basic intervention for tinnitus through hearing aids and other devices, the provision of accurate tinnitus-care information, and/or referrals to other providers for tinnitus-related services. Here’s an easy-to-understand protocol for patients with tinnitus from Dr James Henry and colleagues.

Otoharmonics' Levo System Now Available to Patients Receiving Care from VA

Otoharmonics Corporation, a US veteran-owned company offering sound therapy for tinnitus management, announced it has been awarded a five-year Federal Supply Schedule Medical Equipment and Supply contract, making Levo available immediately to patients receiving care within the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Bureau of Prisons, Indian Heads Services, and Public Health Services.

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Oticon Releases Survey Highlighting Tinnitus Prevalence in the UK

An alarming 21% of respondents experience tinnitus symptoms such as ringing, buzzing, or persistent noise in the ears. Among these respondents, less than half have seen a doctor or hearing care professional about their symptoms, 25% do not think that they need to, and worryingly, almost 40% are not concerned about their overall hearing health, despite nearly half reporting that they do not have good hearing.

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A Psychological Tool for Managing Tinnitus: Creating Useful Narratives

The tinnitus patient can sometimes internalize more personal—and often negative and self-denigrating—explanations for why they have tinnitus. And, sometimes, these explanations can get in the way of positively addressing the symptoms of tinnitus. This article looks at ways to bypass or overcome patients’ negative narratives and help them embark on the journey to better hearing care.

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