Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
176
Utgivningsdatum
2003-10-01
Förlag
Rutgers University Press
Illustrationer
5 line drawings
Dimensioner
215 x 133 x 7 mm
Vikt
272 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
WORKSHEET
ISBN
9780813533100
Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears (häftad)

Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears

The Road to Better Hearing

Häftad Engelska, 2003-10-01
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There are dozens of misconceptions about hearing aids: ""They make you look old,"" ""They cause ear infections,"" ""They increase hearing loss,"" ""I can't afford one"". The misinformation impairs a person's quality of life by discouraging him or her from pursuing help. Technological advances have enable hearing aids to address a greater range of hearing losses, while making them smaller, better designed and easier to use than those of the past. More people than ever can benefit from a hearing aid, yet of the nearly 30 million people with a hearing impairment, only about 20 per cent choose to use one. In ""Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears"", audiologist John M. Burkey addresses common fears, concerns and misconceptions about hearing aids to help readers decide whether these devices will prove helpful. Using an informal, anecdotal style informed by years of clinical practice, Burkey provides practical information about hearing aid styles, options and costs. His expertise and experience in caring for more than 50,000 patients should assist people with hearing loss in addressing their own patients. Approximately ten per cent of Americans (and nearly one-third of people age 70 and older) have some degree of hearing loss that, if left untreated, causes frustration, isolation and depression. A hearing aid is a simple tool to improve careers, relationships and self-esteem, and to provide independence and security. The book aims to help readers take that first step to a better life.
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This book will be very useful for hearing aid users and their families. It helps demystify many of the uncertainties surrounding the purchase of hearing aids, and is written in a highly readable style.--David Fabry "past president, American Academy of Audiology "

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JOHN M. BURKEY is the director of audiology and speech at the Lippy Group for Ear, Nose, and Throat in Warren, Ohio. He is coauthor with his colleagues at the Lippy Group of Hearing Better: Understanding Your Hearing and Ear Care Options.