Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Hearing Impairment, Strategies and Outcomes in VA Emergency Departments|
||New York, NY
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Hearing loss disrupts communication, which in turn jeopardizes effective medical care. Hearing loss is associated with poor mental and physical health, and is remarkably prevalent among older Veterans (close to 80% with bilateral >40 decibel hearing loss, among those 80 and older). Every year, several hundred thousand hearing loss-impacted older persons visit VA Emergency Departments (EDs) – noisy settings that are among the most “difficult listening situations” in clinical medicine. Many older...
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