Better Hearing Institute eGuides
This 12 page guide explains how noise contributes to hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and how to prevent noise-induced hearing loss.
This 14 page guide covers: definitions, causes, impact of tinnitus, treatments, practical tips for managing tinnitus and some good self-help references.
This 24 page guide covers all the key topics on care and maintenance of hearing aids including: 1) Batteries, 2) ear wax, 3) ear mold/venting issues, 4) moisture/corrosion/dirt/intermittence, 5) telephone use, 6) feedback, 7) static/noise, and 8) prevention.
There are five distinct phases of the customer experience when acquiring hearing aids. For each of the five phases, this guide provides a detailed, step-by-step breakdown of what every patient should expect when they visit a hearing care professional.
This unique, comprehensive guide to financial assistance for hearing aids will reveal charitable foundations, private organizations, insurance plans, corporate benefits, and government programs that help people across the country access the hearing healthcare they need.
This covers what parents should know about children and hearing problems: communication milestones, signs and indicators of hearing problems, newborn hearing screening, evaluation of hearing loss in children, common hearing problems in children, what to do when permanent hearing loss exists, noise exposure and legal rights.
This 20 page booklet written by Drs. Sergei Kochkin (Better Hearing Institute), Gus Mueller (Vanderbilt University) and Ruth Bentler (University of Iowa) covers the technology of hearing aids, the binaural advantage, optimizing the hearing aid experience, expectations and myths about hearing aids.
This 44,000 household study reveals a significant relationship between hearing loss and performance on the job as evidenced by reductions in income. More importantly it demonstrates that hearing aids can reduce income loss by about 50%.