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Internet Auditory Rehabilitation: Follow-up to Adult Hearing Screening

2019-10-16 10:39:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if a newly developed program called "I Manage my hearing loss" (iManage) will increase the number of individuals who visit an audiologist after failing a hearing screening. The iManage program will educate individuals about hearing loss, demonstrate that hearing problems are important, demonstrate that support from family and friends is important and help participants identify the benefits and concerns related to seeking help for hearing loss.

Study Design

Conditions

Hearing Loss

Intervention

iManage (my hearing loss)

Location

University of Louisville, Program in Audiology
Louisville
Kentucky
United States
40202

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Louisville

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-16T10:39:35-0400

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Hearing loss due to exposure to explosive loud noise or chronic exposure to sound level greater than 85 dB. The hearing loss is often in the frequency range 4000-6000 hertz.

Hearing loss due to disease of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS (in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM) which originate in the COCHLEAR NUCLEI of the PONS and then ascend bilaterally to the MIDBRAIN, the THALAMUS, and then the AUDITORY CORTEX in the TEMPORAL LOBE. Bilateral lesions of the auditory pathways are usually required to cause central hearing loss. Cortical deafness refers to loss of hearing due to bilateral auditory cortex lesions. Unilateral BRAIN STEM lesions involving the cochlear nuclei may result in unilateral hearing loss.

Hearing loss due to damage or impairment of both the conductive elements (HEARING LOSS, CONDUCTIVE) and the sensorineural elements (HEARING LOSS, SENSORINEURAL) of the ear.

Hearing loss without a physical basis. Often observed in patients with psychological or behavioral disorders.

Hearing loss in frequencies above 1000 hertz.

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