ASSESSING THE OUTCOMES OF HEARING REHABILITATION


14.1 OUTCOME DOMAINS

14.2 SPEECH UNDERSTANDING TESTS

14.2.1 Limitations of speech tests to assess benefits
14.2.2 Role of speech testing in evaluating benefit

14.3 SELF-REPORT QUESTIONNAIRES FOR ASSESSING BENEFIT

14.3.1 Questionnaire methodology
14.3.2 Practical self-report measures

14.4 MEETING NEEDS AND GOALS

14.5 ASSESSING USAGE, PROBLEMS, AND SATISFACTION

14.6 THE INTERNATIONAL OUTCOMES INVENTORY FOR HEARING AIDS (IOI-HA)

14.7 CHANGES IN OUTCOMES WITH TIME AFTER FITTING

14.8 IMPACT OF HEARING LOSS AND HEARING AIDS ON HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE

14.8.1 Effect of hearing loss on health-related quality of life
14.8.2 Effect of hearing aids on health-related quality of life

14.9 CONCLUDING COMMENTS