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Speech discrim after correction of conductive hearing loss

Paul D Dybala dybala at utdallas.edu
Thu Oct 2 10:21:16 EST 1997

Susan M Lopez (lopezs at musc.edu) wrote:

> 	Um, why on earth would you put a hearing aid on a normal ear?

> 	Maybe I'm missing something really obvious here.  If he had a
> maximum conductive hearing loss that has been corrected to 15 dB HL or
> better across audiometric frequencies, he should be grateful and if he
> can't hear whispers, big woo.  I don't mean to sound crass or rude, but I
> have rarely seen maximum conductives corrected to 15 dB or better across


I think Kim was trying to be funny, re: recent posts
in this group.


> Susan
> (all opinions expressed are mine, and in no way reflect on my employer)

> On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, Kimberly Skinner wrote:

> > that ear?  I have some ideas, and I was wondering what other
> > audiologists might suggest.   (I thought about having him get a WIDEX
> > SENSO for that ear, but Canada is too far away!)
> > 
> > Kimberly

Thank you for your support,
Paul Dybala
dybala at utdallas.edu

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