A profiling system for the assessment of individual needs for rehabilitation with hearing aids
Despite the huge number of hearing aids and the different options in terms of functionality, there is lack of a systematic approach how to select specific hearing aid models, or at least functionalities that may contribute to an optimal compensation of the hearing loss. If we can design such a systematic approach, this can not only be supportive for hearing aid selection, but also for a well-structured evaluation of the hearing aid benefits. If applied in a large-scale approach, this will yield practice-based evidence that will compensate for the lack of evidence-based practice in hearing aid selection.
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