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Hearing-Aid Fitting — Pre-Fitting Considerations

  • Denzil Brooks

Abstract

In the previous chapter consideration was given to some of the factors contributing to the attitude of the potential hearing-aid user. Each individual hearing-aid candidate may manifest each of these to a different degree, a reality implicit in the use of the term ‘individual’. Nevertheless, to a certain extent, specific attitudes and behaviours tend to cluster together and form common patterns or types of subject. Goldstein and Stephens (1981) suggest that there are four basic types of subjects who come forward for hearing aids.

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Hearing Loss Potential User Medical Opinion Acoustic Feedback Genuine Smile 
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© Denzil N. Brooks 1989

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