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A case of acute tonsillitis is reported where proper antibiotic treatment was not ...
MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPEdin
Hearing impairment is a common phenomenon in the older population...
Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) is the most common neurosensory deficit associated with aging.
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Our eyes and our ears are how we make sense of the world around us. While many people have been very successful despite visual or hearing impairments (and on occasion both), many of the compensatory abilities tend to decline with age.
Cerumen, or earwax, is the product of the sebaceous and ceruminous glands combined with débrided epithelial cells and hair from the external auditory canal.
Hearing Rehabilitation for Older Adults: An Update on Hearing Aids, Hearing Assistive Technologies, and Rehabilitation Services
Older adults are the fastest-growing age group in Canada. Hearing loss is highly prevalent among this population.
Chronic cough is defined as a cough that persists longer than eight weeks. It is one of the most frequent complaints of patients attending physicians’ outpatient clinics.
Vision and hearing impairments are common in older people. They not only impact on the quality of life and independent living of affected individuals, but also contribute to the overall burden of aged care.