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Audiologic referral criteria: Sample clinic guidelines

Steiger, James R.

The Hearing Journal. 58(5):38,39,42, May 2005.

The author offers two original flow charts to help clinicians follow a systematic process in determining when a medical referral is appropriate.

Auditory processing disorders: It's not just kids who have them

Bellis, Teri James

The Hearing Journal. 56(5):10-19, May 2003.

A review of auditory processing disorders in adults: how to diagnose them, why they matter, and strategies for managing them. Teri James Bellis

The Speech Intelligibility Index: What is it and what's it good for?

Hornsby, Benjamin W.Y.

The Hearing Journal. 57(10):10-17, October 2004.

If you're not quite sure what's the difference between the AI and the SII and how you use each of them, let this month's Page Ten explain the two measures and discuss their value in a daily clinical practice.

Auditory processing disorder: An overview for the clinician

Chermak, Gail D.

The Hearing Journal. 54(7):10-25, July 2001.

Every hearing healthcare provider encounters some patients who, along with their hearing loss, have an auditory processing disorder as well. APD, which comprises a complex group of disorders, is likely to greatly increase the difficulty of enabling a patient to comprehend speech, especially in noise. This month's Page Ten offers a comprehensive review of the latest findings about APD, including its causes and symptoms and how to diagnose and treat it.

Hearing loss and anxiety in adults

Carmen, Richard; Uram, Shelley

The Hearing Journal. 55(4):48,50,52-54, April 2002.

Many patients seen by hearing healthcare providers suffer from some form of anxiety—anxiety that may be aggravated by hearing loss or the prospect of treatment for that loss.


Schroeder, Kristen

The Hearing Journal. 58(9):10,12, September 2005.

Four recipients of the American Academy of Audiology's 2005 Student Research Awards share their findings in Page Ten's third annual student edition.

Instead of a hearing aid evaluation, let's assess functional communication ability

Sweetow, Robert W.

The Hearing Journal. 60(9):26-31, September 2007.

The author proposes that the basic battery of measures now used to evaluate a hearing aid fitting be replaced with an assessment of how effectively a patient's treatment enhances his or her ability to communicate.