The growing prevalence of hearing disorders
, especially in the baby boomer population, and the increase in market penetration of advanced and innovative hearing aids are the major factors responsible for the hearing aids market growth in North America.
Other studies still report that some workers are vulnerable to noise, such as welders, carpenters, electricians, mechanics and bricklayers, and may be included among the professionals at greater risk for NIHL, with age, time length of exposure to occupational noise as contributing factors to hearing disorders
Epidemiologic data reported in literature about the wide prevalence of hearing loss in children, and this fact is due to different reasons, such as dissimilar criteria used to define hearing disorders
, different instruments used to define hearing loss, and divergent groups of children considered.
Further studies to provide evidence in favor of preventive measures for hearing disorders
and CNS involvement are warranted which could contribute to a better prognosis of the condition.
The programme offers the identification, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing disorders
in children; the utilisation of comprehensive behavioural and electrophysiological measures to determine type, degree and severity of hearing loss; the management of the selection, fitting, and dispensing of hearing devices; audiologic rehabilitation through a comprehensive programme of assessment services, amplification devices, counselling, and other hearing management strategies; access to surgical implantable hearing aid technology and follow up and ongoing monitoring.
Demographic attributes of the patients, etiological risk factors (prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods), and comorbid medical problems (epilepsy, visual disorders, hearing disorders
, speech disorders, and psychiatric problems) were investigated and recorded.
The product is a sustained-exposure formulation of the steroid, dexamethasone, in development for the treatment of various severe balance and hearing disorders
A referral to an otologist, a physician specializing in ear and hearing disorders
, may be warranted to discuss available treatment options."
Prevalence and risk factors for hearing disorders
in secondary school students in Ismailia, Egypt.
As in other reports in the literature, the most common complaints in our study were ear and hearing disorders
, epistaxis, balance disorders, pharyngotonsillar pathologies and head and facial trauma.
[USPRwire, Wed Jan 07 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Hearing Disorders
- Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Hearing Disorders
's therapeutic pipeline.
The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) stated that 10% of the Canadians present with communication (speech or language) or hearing disorders
(Canadian Association of Speech- Language Pathologists and Audiologists, CASLPA, 2000).
CNI specializes in providing a resource center for individual facing neurological conditions such as hearing disorders
. Through research, patient services and education, CNI continues to grow its impact in the Rocky Mountain Region.
The volume begins by characterizing the importance of hearing in the early years, the genetic and neurological bases of hearing loss, and fundamentals of presentation, evaluation, and management of hearing disorders
. Identification and diagnosis of hearing difficulties in children and infants who may be nonverbal is then discussed in detail.
Abu Dhabi: People with hearing disorders
can now attend story-telling sessions delivered in sign language, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced in a statement on Tuesday.