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Speech Perception Benefits of Internet Versus Conventional Telephony for Hearing-Impaired Individuals

Speech Perception Benefits of Internet Versus Conventional Telephony for Hearing-Impaired Individuals

However, to date, no reports have addressed the relationship between packet loss in Internet telephony and speech perception by hearing-impaired individuals.

Georgios Mantokoudis, Patrick Dubach, Flurin Pfiffner, Martin Kompis, Marco Caversaccio, Pascal Senn

J Med Internet Res 2012;14(4):e102

Investigating the Impact of Hearing Aid Use and Auditory Training on Cognition, Depressive Symptoms, and Social Interaction in Adults With Hearing Loss: Protocol for a Crossover Trial

Investigating the Impact of Hearing Aid Use and Auditory Training on Cognition, Depressive Symptoms, and Social Interaction in Adults With Hearing Loss: Protocol for a Crossover Trial

Sensorineural hearing loss or presbycusis is the most prevalent hearing-related chronic condition affecting this population; however, it is often underdetected and undertreated. This type of hearing loss cannot be medically or surgically treated [3-6].

Joanna Nkyekyer, Denny Meyer, Peter J Blamey, Andrew Pipingas, Sunil Bhar

JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(3):e85

Effectiveness of a Web-Based SUpport PRogram (SUPR) for Hearing Aid Users Aged 50+: Two-Arm, Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Effectiveness of a Web-Based SUpport PRogram (SUPR) for Hearing Aid Users Aged 50+: Two-Arm, Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

IntroductionHearing loss is highly prevalent among older adults. Approximately one-third of adults aged 65 years or over have a disabling hearing loss [1].

Janine FJ Meijerink, Marieke Pronk, Birgit I Lissenberg-Witte, Vera Jansen, Sophia E Kramer

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(9):e17927

Worldwide Prevalence of Hearing Loss Among Smartphone Users: Cross-Sectional Study Using a Mobile-Based App

Worldwide Prevalence of Hearing Loss Among Smartphone Users: Cross-Sectional Study Using a Mobile-Based App

IntroductionThe worldwide prevalence of hearing loss is estimated to be between 4.0% and 18.1% [1-5], depending on the methodology, in particular the degree of hearing impairment used in the definition of hearing loss.

Marcin Masalski, Krzysztof Morawski

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(7):e17238

Patient Uptake, Experience, and Satisfaction Using Web-Based and Face-to-Face Hearing Health Services: Process Evaluation Study

Patient Uptake, Experience, and Satisfaction Using Web-Based and Face-to-Face Hearing Health Services: Process Evaluation Study

IntroductionBackgroundGlobally, access to hearing health care (HHC) is a significant challenge affecting 466 million people, and this number is expected to rise to 900 million people by 2050, who are estimated to have disabling hearing loss [1].

Husmita Ratanjee-Vanmali, De Wet Swanepoel, Ariane Laplante-Lévesque

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(3):e15875

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

Internet Access and Use in Adults With Hearing Loss

Internet Access and Use in Adults With Hearing Loss

loss, and objectively measured hearing loss often occurs prior to subjective hearing difficulties [3].

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

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