Audiology and hearing impairment: improving the quality of care
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Audiology and hearing impairment: improving the quality of care

Elizabeth Meecham Senior Assistant Technical Officer, Audiology, Macclesfield District General Hospital, East Cheshire NHS Trust

Hearing impairment can hinder nurses’ and carers’ ability to provide high quality care. In this article, the author provides basic information on audiology and hearing aids to help nurses and carers communicate more effectively with people with a hearing impairment.

Nursing Standard. 13, 43,42-46. doi: 10.7748/ns1999.07.13.43.42.c2643