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How do cochlear implants impact quality of life?

Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Thomas
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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. We are sharing resources each Tuesday this month.

It is well known that adult cochlear implant users report better speech recognition and improved self-esteem after a period of device utilization.  However, our knowledge of other functional outcomes of cochlear implantation is limited. To improve our understanding of real life impacts, ACI Alliance funded a study to develop and validate quality of life (QOL) instruments specifically targeted to cochlear implant recipients.  Learn more about the study in a recent Calling article: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.acialliance.org/resource/resmgr/e-magazine/ACIACallingApril_2018.pdf

To view presentation material on QOL from the recent CI2018 DC  conference: https://www.acialliance.org/page/EmergingIssue1

Tags: Quality of Life after Cochlear Implants

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