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The Hidden Power of an Effective Hearing Screening Test

Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. Projections show that number growing to 900 million by 2050. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss can have significant effects on someone’s quality of life. Because hearing loss is not visible, people with hearing loss tend to ignore their difficulties, or may not recognize the early stages of hearing loss. 

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Coronavirus: Safety Tips for Hearing Test Administrators

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

These are stressful and uncertain times. As we monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, everyone should be concerned with minimizing the spread of infection. Doing everything possible to best protect patients, coworkers, themselves and their families. We are all in this together, and the following information can help provide guidance on best practices as they pertain to infection control.

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Overcoming The Challenge of Screening for Hearing Loss in Noisy Conditions

Audiology and ENT Clinics, Audiometry, Hearing Health, Hearing Services

We often hear from clients that they have attempted hearing screening in the past, but conventional approaches have yielded poor results. “No one passes,” they say. This is often because they are screening in noisy conditions and their testing equipment can’t compensate for these environments.

In this article, we explore the flaws of conventional approaches for simple hearing screening and offer a method that is proving to yield accurate results.

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