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A new report presents the latest research from The Ear Foundation exploring decision-making for bimodal hearing and technology, and includes for the first time the views of audiologists who manage hearing aid provision.
The first few years of a child’s life are a time of rapid and important development. During this time the foundations for communication are laid and for all children, language and interaction with their parents is critical to success. Hearing is essential for learning spoken language and the earlier a child can hear speech, the better their opportu...
This study explored the experiences and views of audiologists working in hearing aid audiology clinics on bimodal hearing with a cochlear implant and hearing aid via an on-line questionnaire, and the views of adults with a unilateral cochlear implant by semi-structured interview. Forty audiologists responded and eight adults were interviewed. All...
Objective: To assess (1) the feasibility of incorporating the Ida Institute’s Motivation Tools into a UK audiology service, (2) the potential benefits of motivational engagement in first-time hearing aid users, and (3) predictors of hearing aid and general health outcome measures. Design: A feasibility study using a single-centre, prospective, qua...
Researchers have described a paradigm shift, in which the profession of audiology can move towards a more patient-centered approach (Hickson, 2012). In this article, I will describe a collaborative approach used at the Ida Institute to create patient-centered tools to promote this paradigm shift. I describe three counseling tools—A Possible Patient...
The concept of a patient journey provides a framework for understanding the complex phases and numerous milestones of life with hearing loss from the perspective of the patient. This understanding can facilitate patient-centered care, which has been found to increase patient satisfaction with the clinical encounter, encourage patients to participat...