Hearing Loss

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This six-page handout educates people about different types and causes of hearing loss, which is the sudden or gradual decrease in the ability to hear. It identifies the three main types of hearing loss as conductive, sensorineural, and mixed. It lists causes of hearing loss, as well as common signs. The document discusses ways to prevent hearing loss as well as tests that a doctor can do to check the outer, middle, and inner ear, clarifying that treatment will depend on the cause of the hearing loss. 

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Deafness, Ear, inner, Hearing loss
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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