The Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids: A Bridge to Healing

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Richard Carmen
Auricle Ink Publishers, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 262 pages
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Ideal for helping anyone who has a hearing deficiency to enjoy life to its fullest, this guide explores the causes and management of hearing loss and the corrective products and resources available. Readers will get professional advice on the choices of hearing devices as well as point-by-point explanations on types and care of aids and tips for extending the life of the mechanism. More than just a clinical aid, this guide also examines the anger, frustration, and denial often experienced by those with hearing loss and provides counsel to help deal with a variety of emotions. Also included is a resource section with contact information on national organisations that assist individuals with hearing impairments.

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Clinical audiologist Carmen, who has been writing books on the topic of hearing loss since 1977, has gathered materials written by various audiologists that discuss hearing loss and how to manage it ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
1
Aging and Hearing Loss
21
The Process of Hearing Loss
43
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About the author (1998)

Dr. Carmen received his Doctor of Audiology Degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a division of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been practicing Audiology and issuing hearing aids since 1972 during which time he pioneered research into the effects of metabolic diseases on hearing. He holds advisory positions on a number of national boards and has written extensively in the field as a regular contributor to various hearing journals. He has appeared in such popular consumer-based periodicals as The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal and Self Magazine. Among his previous books, three were written for consumers. He currently manages his clinical practice in Sedona, Arizona, and is advisor to a number of healthcare organizations.

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