Review of integrated solutions for rehabilitation of sensorineural hearing loss in adults
Objectives – to analyse the complex solutions for rehabilitation of sensorineural hearing loss in adults and elderly people.
Material and methods. We reviewed 27 articles on the problem, published in the recent 5 years, presented in the international databases PubMed, Scopus and E-library.
Conclusion. The rehabilitation procedure for chronic SNHL is quite clearly regulated and defined at the state level only for the person with hearing disabilities. While determining the needs of the disabled person in rehabilitation, the recommended rehabilitation approaches are described. However, in the normative documents, there is no clearly defined rehabilitation algorithm, taking into account the patient's individual characteristics. A high index of multimorbidity in adults with SNHL, including anxiety-depressive disorders and cognitive deficit, determines the need for inclusion of the auditory training in the rehabilitation process. The use of various options for auditory training along with electro-acoustic correction of hearing or cochlear implantation is an essential component of an individual rehabilitation program.
Conflict of Interest: nothing to disclose.
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Vladimirova TYu, Kurenkov AV, Aizenshtadt LV, Galieva KR. Review of integrated solutions for rehabilitation ofsensorineural hearing loss in adults. Science & Innovations in Medicine. 2020;5(1):40-43. doi: 10.35693/2500-1388-2020-5-1-40-43
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