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
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/1/2011
Record Last Updated:
10/23/2017

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