What motivates hearing aid use?

In this update Dr. Stevens and I discuss a recent meta review from Jenstad and Moon. The authors sift through the available literature analyzing factors that contribute to purchase and use of hearing aids. The most relevant articles provide valuable insight into the decision making and needs of patients seeking treatment for hearing loss.

http://blog.starkeypro.com/bid/74326/What-motivates-hearing-aid-use

Jenstad, L. & Moon, J. (2011). Systematic review of barriers and facilitators to hearing aid uptake in older adults. Audiology Research 1:e25, 91-96.

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