Month: November 2002

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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