NICE Guidance on Assessment and Management of Adult Hearing Loss has been published

Posted by 2162 on June 22, 2018

NICE Guidance on Assessment and Management of Adult Hearing Loss has been published

June 22, 2018 at 11:26 AM

This guideline includes recommendations on:

  • assessment and referral
  • removing ear wax
  • investigation using MRI
  • treating idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss
  • assessment and management in audiology services
  • hearing aids and assistive listening devices, including follow up in audiology services
  • information and support

BAA are pleased to see this evidence based document, which recommends early referral and intervention, provision of 2 hearing devices, information on ALDs and the offer of a face to face follow up for all patients 6-12 weeks after fitting with the option to attend this appointment by telephone or electronic communication if the person prefers.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/NG98

 

 

 

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