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Comparison of Audiologic Results Obtained from Patients with No Hearing Aid, a Transcutaenous and a Percutaneous Bone Anchored DeviceDownload
The present study evaluates outcomes for individuals to determine how much better a patient’s hearing will be with a bone-anchored device on a headband than with no hearing aid, and how much better a patient’s hearing will be with the bone-anchored device connected to an implant compared to the...
Exploring Audiology Services in Alberta: Patient, Parent and Clinician PerspectivesExploring Audiology Services in Alberta: Patient, Parent and Clinician PerspectivesDownload
This exploration study investigates whether or not barriers to audiology service access exist in the province of Alberta by means of 3 surveys. Surveys were divided in barrier-themes such as: distance to the audiologist, funding, wait lists/referrals. These surveys were available in audiology...
Hearing loss and cognitive-communication test performance of long-term care residents with dementia: Effects of amplificationDownload
Purpose: The study aims were: 1) to explore the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive-communication performance of individuals with dementia, and 2) to determine if hearing loss is accurately identified by long-term care (LTC) staff. The research questions were: 1) What is the effect...
The IKEA effect refers to when an individual contributes to the construction of an item, and the perceived value of the item increases. We were interested in determining how increasing the involvement of the user in the construction of hearing aid settings may impact their perceived value of the...