Hearing Screeners- Part III: Speech in Noise Testing

Guest author: Brynn N. Morales, B.S. The final blog during Better Speech and Hearing month will focus on the main complaint audiologists hear from patients: the inability to hear in the presence of background noise. The first two blogs this month introduced (1) screeners to help determine if medical assistance is needed in the hearing assessment…
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Hearing Screeners- Part II: Pure Tone Testing

Guest author: Brynn N. Morales, B.S. To kick-off Better Speech and Hearing month, the blog last week addressed hearing screening questionnaires that determined if a medical professional needs to be involved in the assessment process (CEDRA) and the effect hearing acuity has on lifestyle (HHI).  However, most people think of hearing screeners as a procedure…
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Hearing Screeners- Part I: Questionnaires

Guest author: Brynn N. Morales, B.S. The year 2020 has been unique for everybody and Designer Audiology is no exception.  As a small healthcare business, we have been focusing on the safety and health of our staff, patients, and community.  Social distancing and stay-at-home directives have turned our “daily” lives upside down.  Each Monday during…
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