A profiling system for the assessment of individual needs for rehabilitation with hearing aids

  • Wouter Dreschler Academic Medical Center, Department of Clinical & Experimental Audiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Inge Brons Academic Medical Center, Department of Clinical & Experimental Audiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Abstract

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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Published
2015-12-15
How to Cite
DRESCHLER, Wouter; BRONS, Inge. A profiling system for the assessment of individual needs for rehabilitation with hearing aids. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research, [S.l.], v. 5, p. 253-260, dec. 2015. Available at: <https://proceedings.isaar.eu/index.php/isaarproc/article/view/2015-29>. Date accessed: 20 nov. 2017.
Section
2015/4. Compensation strategies for hearing rehabilitation with hearing aids