Screening for Hearing

Introduction Even though many elderly retain good hearing with age, age related hearing loss is common among elderly.  It is essential to screen for hearing loss in the elderly as increasing age is the most important risk factor for hearing loss. Presbycusis is a term for age related hearing loss ...
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Introduction Most people over the age of 60 develop some degree of hearing impairment. It exists when there is decrease ability to hear and diminish sensitivity to the sounds normally heard. It can vary from mild to total loss of hearing and occur in one or both ears. Epidemiology More ...
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