Hearing Problems

  • Carol Comlay
  • S. D. G. Stephens


Dr. Johnson described deafness as the greatest human calamity. While this may appear to be an overstatement, the society in which we live depends upon verbal communication for the exchange of ideas, information and friendship. Such communication may be denied the person with impaired hearing.


Hearing Loss Otitis Medium Sensorineural Hearing Loss Sound Absorption Tuning Fork 
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Further Reading

  1. Glendenning F (ed) (1982) Acquired hearing loss and elderly people. Beth Johnson Foundation, Keele, StaffsGoogle Scholar
  2. Goldstein DP, Stephens SDG (1981) Audiological rehabilitation: management model 1. Audiology 20:432–452PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Hinchcliffe R (ed) (1983) Hearing and balance in the elderly. Churchill Livingstone, EdinburghGoogle Scholar
  4. Salomon G (1986) Hearing problems and the elderly. Danish Medical Bulletin, special supplement series No. 3Google Scholar
  5. Stephens SDG (1987) Audiological rehabilitation. In: Kerr AG, Groves J (eds) Scott Brown’s Otolaryngology, 5th edn, vol 2, Adult audiology. Butterworth, LondonGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Comlay
  • S. D. G. Stephens

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