CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Semin Hear 2020; 41(03): 141-246
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1714744
Review Article

Guidelines for Best Practice in the Audiological Management of Adults with Severe and Profound Hearing Loss

Laura Turton
1  Department of Audiology, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Warwick, United Kingdom
,
Pamela Souza
2  Communication Sciences and Disorders and Knowles Hearing Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
,
Linda Thibodeau
3  University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, Texas
,
Louise Hickson
10  School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
,
René Gifford
5  Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
,
Judith Bird
6  Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
,
Maren Stropahl
7  Department of Science and Technology, Sonova AG, Stäfa, Switzerland
,
Lorraine Gailey
8  Hearing Link, United Kingdom
,
Bernadette Fulton
9  Phonak Communications AG, Switzerland
,
Nerina Scarinci
10  School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
,
Katie Ekberg
10  School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
,
Barbra Timmer
10  School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
› Author Affiliations
Funding Disclosure The Open Access article publication charge is supported by Phonak. The funder was instrumental in organizing the working group, provided honoraria to the authors, and facilitated the review process and preparation of the manuscripts.

Abstract

Individuals with severe to profound hearing loss are likely to present with complex listening needs that require evidence-based solutions. This document is intended to inform the practice of hearing care professionals who are involved in the audiological management of adults with a severe to profound degree of hearing loss and will highlight the special considerations and practices required to optimize outcomes for these individuals.



Publication History

Publication Date:
16 December 2020 (online)

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