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
Published in print: 14 July 1999