Table of contents

1 INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS

2 HEARING AID COMPONENTS

3 HEARING AID SYSTEMS

4 ELECTROACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE AND MEASUREMENT

5 HEARING AID EARMOLDS, EAR SHELLS AND COUPLING SYSTEMS

6 COMPRESSION SYSTEMS IN HEARING AIDS

7 DIRECTIONAL MICROPHONES AND ARRAYS

8 ADVANCED SIGNAL PROCESSING SCHEMES

9 ASSESSING CANDIDACY FOR HEARING AIDS

10 PRESCRIBING HEARING AID AMPLIFICATION

11 SELECTING, ADJUSTING AND VERIFYING HEARING AIDS

12 COUNSELLING THE NEW HEARING AID USER

13 PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING FOR HEARING AID WEARERS

14 ASSESSING THE OUTCOMES OF HEARING REHABILITATION

15 BINAURAL AND BILATERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN HEARING AID FITTING

16 SPECIAL HEARING AID ISSUES FOR CHILDREN

17 CROS, BONE-CONDUCTION, AND IMPLANTED HEARING AIDS