Moderate-medicalisation and an age-neutral NHS hearing aid service
Brooke, RE; Killan, EC; Morrall, PA;
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases
Age-related hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions experienced by adults. However, many individuals who would benefit from a hearing aid do not seek help, and many that do seek help, experience symptoms for several years prior to attending a he... View more
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