While I begin this new chapter as the 28th president of the American Academy of Audiology, I am astutely aware of the giants who have preceded me in this role and their enduring positive influence on the profession of audiology.
Author(s): John Greer ClarkCassie HuffBrian R. Earl
For enhanced clinical service delivery, it is helpful to periodically look at current practice patterns, how our services compare to those provided by our peers, and how both of these measure up to best-practice standards.
Hidden hearing loss refers specifically to the reduced amplitude of sound-evoked neural responses that occurs with loss of synapses that connect the inner hair cells to the auditory nerve, so the patient’s audiometric difficulties are hidden behind a normal audiogram.
The vestibular evaluation can include a number of different procedures, and coding for these evaluations can often be confusing. There are several current procedural terminology (CPT®) codes that should be considered when completing your evaluation.
Some of the best stories are told when we gather with friends and family for the holidays. We laugh, we cry, we celebrate snapshots of our lives. Those meaningful moments are what we remember and carry with us.
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Contacting your members of Congress is a constitutionally protected right that helps to ensure that the elected official’s constituents’ perspectives are heard and understood as policy changes are considered.