Current Practices in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Abstract: Abstract  Technological advances, specifically cochlear implants, have significantly impacted the treatment of children with severe to profound hearing loss. There are, however, very few professional guidelines or resources providing ... Article
Article  |   March 2009
Current Practices in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Tamala S. Bradham
    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, TN
  • Geneine Snell
    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, TN
  • David Haynes
    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, TN
  • © 2009 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology
Article   |   March 2009
Current Practices in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation
SIG 9 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood, March 2009, Vol. 19, 32-42. doi:10.1044/hhdc19.1.32
SIG 9 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood, March 2009, Vol. 19, 32-42. doi:10.1044/hhdc19.1.32
Abstract:

Abstract  Technological advances, specifically cochlear implants, have significantly impacted the treatment of children with severe to profound hearing loss. There are, however, very few professional guidelines or resources providing direction for hearing healthcare providers who are serving children with cochlear implants. The following article discusses a comprehensive management protocol for interdisciplinary teams providing cochlear implant services for children.

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