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What is Audiology?
"Audiology" is the study of hearing and hearing related disorders. An Audiologist is a "hearing health care professional" who identifies and assesses individuals with auditory (hearing) and/or balance concerns, problems or disorders. (Re)habilitation of hearing loss can be administered by an Audiologist through fitting of hearing aids and/or Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs). You can find Audiologists in hospitals, community health centres, private practice offices, schools, universities and some doctors offices.
More about audiology services at the Misericordia CHHC.
More about hearing loss
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