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Labeling COVID-19’s Long-Term Effects—What’s the Diagnosis?

By Robert M. DiSogra

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the medical and non-medical literature, as well as social media, have been using descriptive terms that are describing the same problem but in different ways.

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NIH NeuroCOVID Project

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) COVID-19 NeuroDatabank-NeuroBioBank (The NeuroCOVID Project) has been initiated at NYU Langone Health.


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The Hearing Brain

Audiologists are regularly faced with the patient who presents to their office with a variety of hearing complaints. They often report significant difficulty hearing, particularly in background noise. These hearing difficulties negatively affect them both occupationally and socially. However, upon assessment, the pure-tone audiogram results demonstrate “normal” peripheral hearing sensitivity. These are perhaps not the anticipated results, given the patient’s reported difficulties.

Topic(s): auditory system, central auditory processing (CAP), Central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), brain, Normal Hearing

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2020