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Use of the Satisfaction With Amplification in Daily Life Questionnaire to Assess Patient Satisfaction Following Remote Hearing Aid Adjustments (Telefitting)

Use of the Satisfaction With Amplification in Daily Life Questionnaire to Assess Patient Satisfaction Following Remote Hearing Aid Adjustments (Telefitting)

IntroductionThe prevalence of hearing loss in Brazil has been identified as 50%, specifically, individuals with permanent hearing loss of more than 41 decibels hearing level (dB HL) in the municipality of Minas Gerais [1].

Silvio Pires Penteado, Ricardo Ferreira Bento, Linamara Rizzo Battistella, Sara Manami Silva, Prasha Sooful

JMIR Med Inform 2014;2(2):e18

Screening for Hearing Impairment in Older Adults by Smartphone-Based Audiometry, Self-Perception, HHIE Screening Questionnaire, and Free-Field Voice Test: Comparative Evaluation of the Screening Accuracy With Standard Pure-Tone Audiometry

Screening for Hearing Impairment in Older Adults by Smartphone-Based Audiometry, Self-Perception, HHIE Screening Questionnaire, and Free-Field Voice Test: Comparative Evaluation of the Screening Accuracy With Standard Pure-Tone Audiometry

These problems may lead to delays in the diagnosis of hearing impairment. Delay in the diagnosis of hearing impairment may lead to delay in treatment, which is considered to be associated with low rates of hearing recovery.

Lok Yee Joyce Li, Shin-Yi Wang, Cheng-Jung Wu, Cheng-Yu Tsai, Te-Fang Wu, Yaoh-Shiang Lin

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(10):e17213

Validated Smartphone-Based Apps for Ear and Hearing Assessments: A Review

Validated Smartphone-Based Apps for Ear and Hearing Assessments: A Review

IntroductionIn 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that disabling hearing impairment (DHI) affects approximately 360 million people, or 5.3% of the global population [1,2].

Tess Bright, Danuk Pallawela

JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2016;3(2):e13

Hearing Aid Use in Older Adults With Postlingual Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Protocol for a Prospective Cohort Study

Hearing Aid Use in Older Adults With Postlingual Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Protocol for a Prospective Cohort Study

Recent work, including a meta-analysis of 33 studies [6], reported that SNHL is independently related to both cognitive impairment [7] and the risk of incident dementia [4] and perhaps, most critically, the degree of hearing loss predicts both the degree of

Matthew E Hughes, Joanna Nkyekyer, Hamish Innes-Brown, Susan L Rossell, David Sly, Sunil Bhar, Andrew Pipingas, Alison Hennessy, Denny Meyer

JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(10):e174

Internet Access and Use in Adults With Hearing Loss

Internet Access and Use in Adults With Hearing Loss

Hearing impairment is a disability that increases with age [6]; usually by approximately age 50, 35-45% of adults report some kind of hearing difficulty, and it is therefore an important public health problem [7].Higher age is typically associated with reduced

Elisabet Sundewall Thorén, Marie Öberg, Gunilla Wänström, Gerhard Andersson, Thomas Lunner

J Med Internet Res 2013;15(5):e91

Usability of a Mobile App for Improving Literacy in Children With Hearing Impairment: Focus Group Study

Usability of a Mobile App for Improving Literacy in Children With Hearing Impairment: Focus Group Study

IntroductionBackgroundNearly 2 to 3 per 1000 newborns are born with hearing loss, making hearing loss one of the most common birth anomalies [1].

Shelly DeForte, Emre Sezgin, Janelle Huefner, Shana Lucius, John Luna, Anand A Satyapriya, Prashant Malhotra

JMIR Hum Factors 2020;7(2):e16310

Analysis of Health Insurance Big Data for Early Detection of Disabilities: Algorithm Development and Validation

Analysis of Health Insurance Big Data for Early Detection of Disabilities: Algorithm Development and Validation

Moreover, database classification is a type of supervised learning. It is a process of analyzing existing data to determine the class of newly observed data [17].

Seung-Hyun Jeong, Tae Rim Lee, Jung Bae Kang, Mun-Taek Choi

JMIR Med Inform 2020;8(11):e19679

The Impact of Hearing Impairment on the Life Trajectories of Aboriginal Children in Remote Australia: Protocol for the Hearing Loss in Kids Project

The Impact of Hearing Impairment on the Life Trajectories of Aboriginal Children in Remote Australia: Protocol for the Hearing Loss in Kids Project

At this age, the ability to hear is crucial to children’s normal development, as children learn to speak and communicate by imitating the sounds they hear, and hearing impairment (HI) is likely to reduce children’s exposure to sounds and voices and hamper their

Jiunn-Yih Su, Vincent Yaofeng He, Steven Guthridge, Sven Silburn

JMIR Res Protoc 2020;9(1):e15464

Therapist-Guided Telerehabilitation for Adult Cochlear Implant Users: Developmental and Feasibility Study

Therapist-Guided Telerehabilitation for Adult Cochlear Implant Users: Developmental and Feasibility Study

IntroductionHearing impairment is a major public health problem that affects one third of people aged 65 years or older worldwide, and its prevalence is expected to increase in the future in line with global demographic shifts toward an older population [1,2

Christiane Völter, Christiane Schirmer, Dorothee Hinsen, Marieke Roeber, Stefan Dazert, Kerstin Bilda

JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2020;7(1):e15843