The Resource Hearing health care for adults : priorities for improving access, Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults ; Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

Hearing health care for adults : priorities for improving access, Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults ; Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine

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Hearing health care for adults : priorities for improving access
Title
Hearing health care for adults
Title remainder
priorities for improving access
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults ; Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
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eng
Summary
"The loss of hearing - be it gradual or acute, mild or severe, present since birth or acquired in older age - can have significant effects on one's communication abilities, quality of life, social participation, and health. Despite this, many people with hearing loss do not seek or receive hearing health care. The reasons are numerous, complex, and often interconnected. For some, hearing health care is not affordable. For others, the appropriate services are difficult to access, or individuals do not know how or where to access them. Others may not want to deal with the stigma that they and society may associate with needing hearing health care and obtaining that care. Still others do not recognize they need hearing health care, as hearing loss is an invisible health condition that often worsens gradually over time. In the United States, an estimated 30 million individuals (12.7 percent of Americans ages 12 years or older) have hearing loss. Globally, hearing loss has been identified as the fifth leading cause of years lived with disability. Successful hearing health care enables individuals with hearing loss to have the freedom to communicate in their environments in ways that are culturally appropriate and that preserve their dignity and function. Hearing Health Care for Adults focuses on improving the accessibility and affordability of hearing health care for adults of all ages. This study examines the hearing health care system, with a focus on non-surgical technologies and services, and offers recommendations for improving access to, the affordability of, and the quality of hearing health care for adults of all ages"--Publisher's description
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SCB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV2377
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WV 270
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.)
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1944-
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  • Blazer, Dan G.
  • Domnitz, Sarah Brooke
  • Liverman, Catharyn T.
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  • Hearing impaired
  • Deafness
  • Hearing Loss
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Health Priorities
  • Correction of Hearing Impairment
  • Correction of Hearing Impairment
  • Correction of Hearing Impairment
  • Hearing Aids
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Hearing health care for adults : priorities for improving access, Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults ; Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Summary -- Introduction -- Hearing loss: extent, impact, and research needs -- Hearing health care services: improving access and quality -- Hearing technologies: expanding options -- Improving affordability of services and technologies -- Engaging a wider community: awareness, education, and support -- Opportunities for action -- Appendix A: Meeting agendas -- Appendix B: Committee biographies
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957998061
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 308 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957998061
Label
Hearing health care for adults : priorities for improving access, Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults ; Dan G. Blazer, Sarah Domnitz, and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Health and Medicine Division, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Summary -- Introduction -- Hearing loss: extent, impact, and research needs -- Hearing health care services: improving access and quality -- Hearing technologies: expanding options -- Improving affordability of services and technologies -- Engaging a wider community: awareness, education, and support -- Opportunities for action -- Appendix A: Meeting agendas -- Appendix B: Committee biographies
Control code
957998061
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 308 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957998061

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