Staff Standpoint | January 2018 Hearing Review
It was a wild year, but that’s good in the publishing world because there was never a lack of great information. Here are just some my favorite articles from Hearing Review in 2017. Reading through the list gives you an idea of some of our industry’s hottest topics. There are many, many more great features, news stories, webinars, and perspectives from our contributors and columnists, many of which appear in a separate list titled, “Best News Stories and Columns in HR, 2017” which can be found online at hearingreview.com.
- Auditory Deprivation, Brain Changes Secondary to Hearing Loss, and More: An Interview with Anu Sharma, PhD, By Douglas L. Beck, AuD, January HR, p 40-41.
- Family-centered Care: Working with Partners Reporting “Incongruent” Hearing Aid Outcome, By Gabrielle Saunders, PhD; Jill Preminger, PhD; and Nerina Scarinci, PhD, February 2017 HR, p 26-30.
- Teleaudiology: Friend or Foe in the Consumerism of Hearing Healthcare? By David Fabry, PhD; and Jennifer Groth, MA. April 2017 HR, p 16-19.
- The Effectiveness of Hearing Aids and Two Service-Delivery Models in Older Adults: A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial, By Larry E. Humes, PhD; Christine Herring; Dana L. Kinney, MA; Anna K. Main, AuD; Tera M. Quigley, AuD; and Sara E. Rogers, AuD. May 2017 HR, p 12-19.
- Life as an Audiologist: Stories Too Good Not to Tell, By Marshall Chasin, AuD; and H. Gustav Mueller, PhD; with contributions from Karen Jacobus, AuD; Jerry Northern, PhD; David Hawkins, PhD; Dennis Van Vliet, AuD; Robert Sweetow, PhD; Wayne Staab, PhD; Michael Valente, PhD; Patricia McCarthy, PhD; Ruth Bentler, PhD; David Fabry, PhD; Dean Garstecki, PhD; Dick Danielson, PhD, & James Jerger, PhD. June 2017 HR, p 14-19.
- “Whattage”: A Hypothetical Construct in Hearing Healthcare, By Roy F. Sullivan, PhD. June 2017 HR, p 20-28.
- Hearing Aid Programming Practices in Oregon: Fitting Errors and Real-Ear Measurements, By Ron Leavitt, AuD; Ruth Bentler, PhD; and Carol Flexer, PhD. June 2017 HR, p 30-33.
- Do Wireless Hearing Aids Present a Health Risk? By Justin R. Burwinkel, AuD; William J. Mitchell, MSEE; Ezdeen Elghannai, PhD; and Jason A. Galster, PhD. June 2017 HR, p 34-40.
- A Perspective on the Indiana University OTC Outcome Study, By John E. Tecca, PhD. July 2017 HR, p 18-24.
- Cooperative Prevention of an Industry’s Decline: Heeding Best Practices, By Jay B. McSpaden, PhD. July 2017 HR, p 42-43.
- Advice for Audiologists Still in the Trenches, By David Hawkins, PhD. August 2017 HR. p 14-15.
- A Novel Technique to Improve Amplified Sound Quality for Both Music and Speech, By Marshall Chasin, AuD. August 2017 HR, p 32-36.
- Speech Mapping and Probe Microphone Measurements: An Interview with Gus Mueller, PhD, By Douglas L. Beck, AuD. August 2017 HR, p 38-39.
- Real-Ear Measurement and Its Impact on Aided Audibility and Patient Loyalty, By Amyn M. Amlani, PhD; John Pumford, AuD; and Erich Gessling. October 2017 HR, p 12-21.
- Implementing Family-Centered Care in Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss: Engaging Parents with a Question Prompt List (QPL), By Kris English, PhD; Elizabeth Walker, PhD; Kerri Farah; Karen Muñoz, EdD; Angela Pelosi, MAuDSA; Nerina Scarinci, PhD; Janet DesGeorges; Holle Aungst, AuD; Jane Madell, PhD; Mary Pat Moeller, PhD; Josephine Marriage, PhD; Carol Flexer, PhD; and Christine Jones, AuD. November 2017 HR, p 12-18.
- The Costco Effect, By Leslie Lee, Ron Barrett, and J. Connon Samuel. Dec 2017 HR, p 14-19.
- Towards a Firm Grip on Auditory Reality, By Karolina Smeds, PhD; and Florian Wolters. December 2017 HR, p 20-25.
- Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know? By Harvey Abrams, PhD. December 2017 HR, p 32-35.
- Best Practices in Hearing Aid Dispensing: An Interview with Michael Valente, PhD, By Douglas L. Beck, AuD. December 2017 HR, p 39-41.
Citation for this article: Strom KE. Editor’s picks: Best features 2017. Hearing Review. 2018;25(1):6.