aVOR: We Walk You Through an Educational Tool with the Power to Help You Understand the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex
An understanding of vestibular structures in the inner ear and their function is unquestionably beneficial when you are engaged in vestibular practice but these mechanics are also notoriously difficult to grasp. This is an article for anyone who has ever grappled with this challenge.
The name Brent Edwards, PhD really needs no introduction but for the 7 people who do not know Marshall Chasin chats with the Saskatchewan native about his career to date and his relocation to Australia.
Although ECochG technique is not one of the most common audiological assessments in clinical settings, it has a range of valuable clinical applications in the evaluation of the inner ear and auditory nerve function.
Our Audiology Education column gets bumped up to feature this issue and will cover some of the skills and plans needed across the grade levels for students to have their best chance for success at school.
We can all benefit from Jackie Phinney’s PubMed research primer, and this article will cover the basics of searching PubMed as well as some useful tips that can get you relevant results fast.
With age-related hearing loss being among the most chronic health conditions for older adults, Sara Mamo presents an excellent article on Alternative Models of Hearing Care for Older Adults
The industry has made great strides in the sound quality of the audio signal provided in hearing aids via directional microphone technology and digital noise reduction. These have led to improved speech understanding in both quiet and noisy listening environments.
Gael Hannan question attitudes towards hearing loss with her poem, Does It Matter?
Wayne provides an historical archive to the application of hearing aids with his column “Auriculostomy – First Surgical Hearing Aid Approach.”
Bob’s column for this issue discusses knowledge translation in relation to clinical hearing tests.
With apologies to Buzz Lightyear, Marshall’s column sees us, “Going Beyond the Phoneme…to the Word and Beyond!”
Our newest contributor, Samira Anderson, provides a bit of personal and professional background, and the basis for her new column.