Hearing Aids: Who Needs Them? : what They Can Do for You, where to Buy Them, how to Use Them

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Big Bend Books, 1991 - Medical - 168 pages
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THIS BOOK SHOULD BE READ BY ANYONE CONSIDERING THE PURCHASE OF HEARING AIDS, or by those concerned about their hearing as well as the hearing of a friend or relative. The book explains in simple language & easy-to-read type how hearing changes with time & how this affects communication. It recommends correct ways of dealing with hearing tests & hearing aid trials. There is also important information for current hearing aid users, such as how to judge the quality of their hearing aids, how to choose replacement units, & what to expect from recent developments. The author has a Ph.D. in Audiology & is retired after 30 years in this field, testing & counseling adults, contributing through research to the design of hearing aids, & developing selection procedures. He has been invited to teach & to present papers in many countries & has published many chapters & articles on hearing aids. The author feels that UNBIASED INFORMATION ABOUT HEARING AIDS & HEARING PROBLEMS CAN INCREASE USER SATISFACTION & AVOID FRUSTRATION AS WELL AS EXPENSIVE PITFALLS.

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