The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) has released Volume 45, Issue 5—a special issue on cochlear prostheses for adults with hearing impairments.

Hearing loss is among the most common disabilities affecting veterans, making this issue particularly relevant for OEF/OIF veterans. Harry Levitt, PhD, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland, Ore, guest-edited the volume.

Click on the link to view the issue’s table of contents and link to the full-text articles online:

Hard copies of the journal can be requested by sending an e-mail to Rodney Baylor. The journal is free.

JRRD is a well-established and respected peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The journal publishes original research, clinical studies, and reviews covering 28 rehabilitation disciplines.  JRRD is widely distributed to national and international audiences in print and electronic format, reaching more
than 500,000 readers across 6 continents in 2007.