Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids

Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids
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ISSN: 2375-4427


Tiensuwan M

Tiensuwan M


  • Research Article
    Auditory P300 in Elderly with Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    Author(s): Mongkalanantakul N, Lertsukprasert K and Tiensuwan MMongkalanantakul N, Lertsukprasert K and Tiensuwan M

    Background: Hearing loss and cognitive impairment are common problems in older adults; several studies were conducted on the effects of hearing aid use relative to cognitive function in older adults. Most studies only used a verbal questionnaire which could lead to biased results. Therefore, the auditory P300 response from an electrophysiologic test provides an objective measure of central auditory function, including the cognitive process in the brain. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was conducted from July, 2016 to April, 2017 at The Hearing Aid Clinic in Ramathibodi Hospital. Participants were 26 elderly patients with bilateral symmetrical sensorineural hearing loss who were referred for unilateral hearing aid fitting by ENT doctors. The auditory P300 test results and MMSE-Thai scores were recorded before and 2 months after hearing aid .. View More»

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