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Project: Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults

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Key Questions


Associated Extraction Forms

Title Created by Key Questions Addressed Form Notes
Hearing Loss KQs 1&3-5 Emmanuel Schwimmer 1, 4, 3, 5
Hearing Loss KQ2 Emmanuel Schwimmer 2


Associated Studies (each link opens a new tab)

Title Author Year
How accurate are bedside hearing tests? Boatman 2007
Comparison of conventional amplification and an assistive listening device in elderly persons Jerger 1996
Quality-of-life changes and hearing impairment. A randomized trial Mulrow 1990
Long-term effectiveness of screening for hearing loss: the screening for auditory impairment--which hearing assessment test (SAI-WHAT) randomized trial Yueh 2010
Randomized trial of amplification strategies Yueh 2001
Identification of elderly people with hearing problems Ventry 1983
Validation of screening tools for identifying hearing-impaired elderly in primary care Lichtenstein 1988
The whispered voice: the best test for screening for hearing impairment in general practice? Eekhof 1996
Validation of self-reported hearing loss. The Blue Mountains Hearing Study Sindhusake 2001
Methods for screening for hearing loss in older adults McBride 1994
The accuracy of self-reported hearing loss in women aged 60-85 years Clark 1991
Self-reported hearing loss in baby boomers from the Busselton Healthy Ageing Study: audiometric correspondence and predictive value Swanepoel de 2013
Implementation of uHear--an iOS-based application to screen for hearing loss--in older patients with cancer undergoing a comprehensive geriatric assessment Lycke 2016
Accuracy of mobile-based audiometry in the evaluation of hearing loss in quiet and noisy environments Saliba 2017
Using the digits-in-noise test to estimate age-related hearing loss Koole 2016
Validation of a screening test of auditory function using the telephone Williams-Sanchez 2014
Telephone screening tests for functionally impaired hearing: current use in seven countries and development of a US version Watson 2012
Self-reported hearing problems among older adults: prevalence and comparison to measured hearing impairment Hannula 2011
Hearing impairment and depressive symptoms in an older chinese population Lee 2010
Validation of self-reported hearing loss among adult Croatians: the performance of the Hearing Self-Assessment Questionnaire against audiometric evaluation Bonetti 2018
The use of uHear to screen for hearing loss in older patients with cancer as part of a comprehensive geriatric assessment Lycke 2018
The Baltimore HEARS Pilot study: an affordable, accessible, community-delivered hearing care intervention Nieman 2017
The effects of service-delivery model and purchase price on hearing-aid outcomes in older adults: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial Humes 2017
The effect of experience on the sensitivity and specificity of the whispered voice test: a diagnostic accuracy study McShefferty 2013
The Hearing Handicap Inventory for Elderly-Screening (HHIE-S) versus a single question: reliability, validity, and relations with quality of life measures in the elderly community, Japan Tomioka 2013
The AudioScope: a clinical tool for otoscopic and audiometric examination Bienvenue 1985
Identifying hearing loss and hearing handicap among chronic care elderly people Ciurlia-Guy 1993
Accuracy of a 40 dB HL audioscope and audiometer screening for adults Frank 1987
Screening for handicapping hearing loss in the elderly Gates 2003
Correlation between the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery five-minute hearing test and standard audiologic data Koike 1994
A simple screening test for hearing impairment in elderly patients Macphee 1988
Accuracy of self-reported hearing loss Nondahl 1998
Using a self-assessment questionnaire to identify probable hearing loss among older adults Sever 1989
The whispered voice as a screening test for hearing impairment Swan 1985
The accuracy of self-reported hearing loss in older Latino-American adults Torre 2006
Self-reported hearing difficulty and audiometric thresholds in nursing home residents Voeks 1993
Self-reported hearing handicap and audiometric measures in older adults Wiley 2000
Perception of hearing status, communication, and hearing aids among socially active older individuals Rawool 2008
Screening for Auditory Impairment-Which Hearing Assessment Test (SAI-WHAT): RCT design and baseline characteristics Yueh 2007
The WHO-DAS II: measuring outcomes of hearing aid intervention for adults McArdle 2005
The WHO-DAS II: psychometric properties in the measurement of functional health status in adults with acquired hearing loss Chisolm 2005
Sustained benefits of hearing aids Mulrow 1992
Tablet-based Screening for Hearing Loss: Feasibility of Testing in Nonspecialty Locations Kelly 2018
Assessing hearing loss in older adults with a single question and person characteristics; Comparison with pure tone audiometry in the Rotterdam Study Oosterloo 2020




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