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Screening for hearing loss in older adults: Consumer fact sheet

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  • Website: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  • Resource type: Fact sheet

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Hearing loss is common among older adults but may be difficult to notice. There is not enough evidence to know if screening helps people who may not be aware of their hearing loss or who have chosen not to seek help.

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audiometer, presbycusis, audiometry, deafness, hearing aid

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Rated on: 8/24/2017 4:21:28 PM

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