Guest editor Philippe Fournier assembles an amazing group of contributors to encourage Canadian audiologists to take action when it comes to tinnitus in Canada.
Calvin Staples outlines why the goal of the clinician is to provide support, use a scientific approach to make best recommendations and adapt as the science changes to ensure that those that suffer from tinnitus receive the support and clarity as how to best manage their condition.
Clearly, quantifying an internal perception such as a phantom sound is not a trivial task, especially when there is no clear cause.
This insightful article by Henry et al focuses on audiologists and their role in providing effective clinical services for their patients.
With the looming challenge posed by hearing disorders, it is time to open a conversation concerning the opportunity of adding an Institute on Hearing and Communication Disorders to the existing CIHR structure, so that all researchers working in the hearing field can speak with a united voice.
Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) Results – “Tinnitus in Canada” What the Data Means for Audiologists
In the Fall of 2018, the Canadian Hearing Society was contacted by epidemiologist and researcher, Pamela Ramage-Morin, MSc, from Statistics Canada about the tinnitus data derived from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).
Although there is no clear evidence that there is a pill to treat tinnitus, this is what many sufferers want. Richard Tyler explores what to do.
Pawel Jastreboff explores the neurophysiological model of tinnitus with the main assumption that in clinically-significant tinnitus other systems in the brain outside the auditory system are involved.
This article describes the author’s own experience with hyperacusis which developed after being exposed to high-level sounds during a concert.
Tinnitus and Sound Tolerance Program at the University of Montreal’s Clinic of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Choquette and Wright tell us about The University of Montreal's speech-language pathology and audiology clinic’s tinnitus and sound tolerance problem program added in 2015.
Samira Anderson looks at auditory training and neuroplasticity.
Courtesy our friends at AAA, we give you the second part of a two-part article detailing an objective way of characterizing real-world noise environments in terms of their impact of effective speech communication.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Audiologist Myron Huen from the Cochlear Implant team at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, shares her experience performing vestibular assessments in Cochlear Implant candidates.
This study placed the premier hearing aid products from three leading manufacturers in head-to-head competition.
While there are many causes of tinnitus and scientists aren’t quite sure how it works, and therefore can’t give us a cure, there are ways to “wrestle” it to a truce.
If we can properly subdivide tinnitus into homogeneous categories, and can associate these subtypes with specific brain mechanisms, then we will be on the road to devising effective therapeutic interventions.
Wayne Staab explores why many people seem to enjoy the loud sounds of their beloved “Hog.”
Greg Noel looks at the importance of demystifying the issues around assistive listening technology directly with the client.
Pam’s column in September, talked about getting student’s with hearing loss ready to go back to elementary and secondary school. This issue’s column focuses on college or university.
Alberto Behar wonders why when a noise issue is not hearing hazard, it appears that noise is often not seen as a problem worth considering.