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Audiology and Speech Research 2016;12(0): S27-S32.
Published online: March 31, 2016.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21848/asr.2016.12.S1.S27
보청기 클리닉의 운영
성균관대학교 의과대학 삼성서울병원 이비인후과학교실
Clinical Settings for Hearing Aids
Yang-Sun Cho
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence  Yang-Sun Cho ,Tel: +82-2-3410-3579, Fax: +82-2-3410-3879, Email: yangsun.cho@gmail.com
Received: February 7, 2016;  Accepted: March 10, 2016.  Published online: March 31, 2016.
Hearing aids are most common form of audiological rehabilitation for hearing-impaired people. Hearing loss is a common problem that impacts quality of life for the patient, family members, and caretakers. Population with a significant hearing loss is increasing due to growing older population and new-born hearing screening. Unfortunately, hearing loss is often undiagnosed and untreated. This article summarizes the procedure of hearing aids fitting for hearing-impaired people, which can be implemented into an otologic practice. In detail, candidacy, counseling and selection of hearing aids, fitting and verification and finally, validation using questionnaire are discussed based upon the clinical experiences of the author.
Key Words: Hearing aids, Hearing aids fitting, Hearing loss.
중심단어: 보청기· 보청기적합· 난청.
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