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Learning to love our hearing aids. The good, the bad, the ugly and the evidence


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  • Website: Evidently Cochrane
  • Resource type: Blog

Summary - The message of this resource is:

The use of hearing aids have both pros and cons. A recent study shows that some approaches to support hearing aid use may help but the evidence was not good quality and the studies did not measure impacts on people's quality of life. Having more control over managing your own hearing loss and being a 'hearing aid' to others can help.


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Hearing loss, Social support, Hard of hearing, verbal communication, lip reading

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Rated on: 4/13/2015 9:50:48 AM

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