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Hearing loss in the elderly: the hidden handicap.
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PMID:  21304837     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hearing loss in the elderly is an extremely common handicap which must be assessed together with multiple sensory handicaps. The handicap produced is more than a peripheral loss of hearing acuity; it is a complex amalgam of end organ and neurological deficits, including the inability to inhibit unwanted sound as well as the loss of ability to detect faint sound. Methods of managing it are described.
Authors:
P W Alberti
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0008-350X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Fam Physician     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0120300     Medline TA:  Can Fam Physician     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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