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Clinical evidence synopsis: hearing aids and health-related quality of life in adults with hearing loss

Kitterick, Pádraig T.; Ferguson, Melanie A.

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DR PADRAIG KITTERICK Padraig.Kitterick@nottingham.ac.uk
Associate Professor in Hearing Sciences Translational Hearing Research

Melanie A. Ferguson melanie.ferguson@nottingham.ac.uk



Abstract

Clinical Question

Are hearing aids associated with improved health-related quality of life in adults with mild to moderate hearing loss?

Bottom Line


Compared with no hearing aids, the provision of hearing aids was associated with improvements in hearing-specific and general health-related quality of life.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jun 5, 2018
Journal Journal of the American Medical Association
Print ISSN 0098-7484
Electronic ISSN 1538-3598
Publisher American Medical Association
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 319
Issue 21
APA6 Citation Kitterick, P. T., & Ferguson, M. A. (2018). Clinical evidence synopsis: hearing aids and health-related quality of life in adults with hearing loss. Journal of the American Medical Association, 319(21), doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5567
DOI https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.5567
Publisher URL https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2683199
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