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Current and future needs of the hearing impaired elderly

Current and future needs of the hearing impaired elderly

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Published by Gallaudet Research Institute, Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older deaf people.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Scott Campbell Brown ... [et al.]
    ContributionsBrown, Scott Campbell., Gallaudet Research Institute (Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14684575M

      Delirium is defined as a transient, usually reversible, cause of cerebral dysfunction and manifests clinically with a wide range of neuropsychiatric abnormalities. It can occur at any age, but it occurs more commonly in patients who are . as hearing impaired, disabled, elderly, hospitals, schools, non-English speaking, etc.) and individuals with special needs (i.e. individuals requiring critical care, elderly/frail, people dependent upon life support or medications, etc.).

    Hearing impairments include any degree and type of auditory disorder, on a scale from slight to extreme. Hearing limitations can significantly affect interaction with technology. Familiar coping strategies for hearing-impaired people include the use of hearing aids, lip-reading and telecommunication devices for the deaf. Since these problems affect a growing population of impaired elders, public officials and legislators have initiated a variety of long-term care demonstration projects to evaluate new approaches to services, increase understanding of the needs of impaired clients, and gather information about the costs of caring for them in the community.

    4. Neural Hearing Loss. The least common type of hearing disorder in neural hearing loss. It takes place when the auditory nerve is missing or transmits information to the brain incorrectly. In order to diagnose this type of deafness correctly, it needs in-depth testing and might include radiographic imaging. FIGURE Prevalence of hearing loss in the United States by age, NOTE: Hearing loss is defined by a pure tone average (PTA) of kHz thresholds in the better-hearing ear of greater than 25 dB. SOURCE: Data from Lin et al., d.. among those aged 12 to 19 to 79 percent among those aged 80 and older (Lin et al., d).True population prevalence is likely .


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