Ganesan, P. et al. (2016) Hearing Journal. 69 (12)
Hearing health care practices have grown exponentially over the past two decades. The assessment and management of hearing disorders have undergone a paradigm shift, moving from a medical model to a biopsychosocial perspective. Hearing impairment and tinnitus are known to have physical, mental, and social consequences, affecting the quality of life of patients and their families. In audiological rehabilitation, positive patient-clinician relationship and interdisciplinary decision making foster a patient/family-centered approach.
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