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Treatment Of Disorders of the Sense of Hearing : How To Remember Easily ?

  • H – Hearing losses are amenable to surgical correction.
  • E – Ear canal atresia can be surgically repaired.
  • A – Atresia-associated hearing loss can be addressed with a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA).
  • R – Repair perforations with outpatient tympanoplasty.
  • I – Otosclerosis-associated hearing loss can be treated by stapedectomy.
  • N – Normal hearing can be restored with tympanostomy tubes.
  • G – Greater fidelity and miniaturization in hearing aids have improved patient experience.
  • L – Larger hearing aids are needed for severe hearing impairment.
  • O – Only cochlear implants can restore hearing in profound deafness.
  • S – Sound localization and clarity can be improved with CROS and BAHA devices.
  • S – Similarly assistive devices can enhance hearing in lectures and theaters.
  • T – Telecoils in hearing aids enable connectivity with telephones.
  • R – Rehabilitation with cochlear implants is suitable for severe to profound hearing loss.
  • E – Electrical stimulation through cochlear implants aids speech comprehension.
  • A – Also Hybrid cochlear implants benefit patients with high-frequency hearing loss.
  • T – Tinnitus can be minimized through various therapies.
  • M – Masking tinnitus with background music or white noise can provide relief.
  • E – Environment modifications and lip reading assist hard-of-hearing individuals.
  • N – Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be avoided for tinnitus.
  • T – Two-way communication requires attention and cooperation from both parties.


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