The editorial team and I are so happy to announce the content for this latest issue of Audiology Today. We are featuring a number of comprehensive, relevant, and interesting articles, as well as some short reads on public relations, coding and reimbursement, and audiology advocacy.
Take a look at the table of contents and delve into these online articles, which you can now easily search by topic, title, or author. We appreciate your patience as we continue to upload back issue content, but hope you find this new format easy to explore.
- Medicare, Hearing Care, and Audiology: Data-Driven Perspectives By Ian M. Windmill and Barry A. Freeman
- Spotlighting Clinical Nuggets in the Upcoming Hearing Aids in Review By H. Gustav Mueller, Catherine Palmer, and Robert Turner
- Informed Decision-Making: When One Size Doesn’t Fit All By Katie Oestreich
- Fitness for Duty Assessments for Jobs: Audiology Mindset (Part 1 of 2) By Sigfrid D. Soli, Ross Roeser, and Veronique Vaillancourt
- Strategies for Increasing Medical Community Awareness of Audiology By Don Nielsen and David Fabry
- Increasing Hearing Assistance Technology (HAT) Awareness By John Greer Clark and Brittany Gilb
Erin Schafer, PhD, is the editor-in-chief of Audiology Today and www.audiology.org.
This study aimed to explore the impact of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) on the results of newborn hearing screening (NHS). GDM increases annually in China and across the world. The authors completed a retrospective analysis of 666 women who gave birth between August 2017 and May 2018. Sixty-nine of the women had GDM and were…
Lack of Physical Activity and Obesity in Individuals with Self-Identified Hearing and/or Visual Difficulties
It is reasonable that lack of physical activity would be one thing associated with obesity, but could difficulties hearing and/or seeing also be a factor influencing that relationship? What about gender? Pardhan and colleagues (2021) used data collected from the 2017 Spanish National Health Survey to evaluate the relationship between physical inactivity and obesity by…
Do you remember why Joseph Sauveur is important to our profession? If you do, you could have done better than a recent contestant on the legendary gameshow, Jeopardy. The question posed was: “Born hearing-impaired in 1653, Joseph Sauveur studied sound vibrations and coined this word for the science he pioneered.” While I was impressed that…