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1. Effects of Amplification on Quality of Life Among School Age Children with Single Sided Deafness

Effects of Amplification on Quality of Life Among School Age Children with Single Sided Deafness Copyright © 2011 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; all rights reserved Page 1 of 5 Audiology/Single Sided Deafness/Amplification/BESt 104 Best Evidence Statement (BESt) Date published/posted 6/20/11 Topic: Effects of Amplification on Quality of Life Among School Age Children with Single Sided Deafness Clinical Question P: Among school age children with single sided deafness I: does (...) important indicators of QoL in the pediatric population with SSD include hearing in noise, localization, ease of listening and communicating, communication intent and behavior, nature of interpersonal relationships and involvement in recreational activities. Target Population School age children (ages 7-18 years) with single sided deafness. Children with additional learning disabilities are excluded. Recommendation It is recommended that for children with single sided deafness (SSD) amplification

2011 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

2. WHO Guidelines on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE)

/publications/essential_ncd_interventions_ lr_settings.pdf Guidelines for hearing aids and services for developing countries (2004): hearing_aid_guide_en.pdf Global recommendations on physical activity for health (2010): recommendations Evidence and recommendations 3 Most of the conditions selected for these integrated care for older people (ICOPE) guidelines share the same underlying factors and determinants. It may

2017 World Health Organisation Guidelines

3. Delirium

and deafness are risk factors. Differential diagnosis: , dementia (increased risk of developing delirium). Investigations Check full blood count and biochemistry, including calcium Check for infection (urine infection in the elderly) Review all medication and stop any non-essential drugs Assess for sensory impairment Check for opioid toxicity (drowsiness, agitation, myoclonus, hypersensitivity to touch) reduce opioid dose by 1/3rd. Consider switching to another opioid if delirium persists Check

2015 Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines

4. Occupational Therapists' Use of Occupation Focused Practice in Secure Hospitals

, namely Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton, are located in England. Approximately 795 beds were commissioned by NHS England for England and Wales in 2014/15 (NHS England 2013a). Rampton includes the national services for women, deaf men, and men with a learning disability. The State Hospital, located in Scotland, provides the national service for Scotland and Northern Ireland and provides 140 beds for male patients, 12 of which are specifically for patients with a learning disability. These hospitals

2018 British Association of Occupational Therapists

5. Management of Mother/Fetus & Newborn Near Neonatal Viability (22-25 Completed Weeks)

, varying from 10% to 50%? 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Among surviving infants, 20% to 30% have disabilities such as cerebral palsy, hydro- cephalus, severe cognitive deficit, blindness, deafness, or a combination? 10,11,12,13 Although most disabilities 14 in these infants are mild or moderately severe, 15,16,17,18 up to 10% are severe and necessitate significant caretaking, far beyond that usually required by infants of their age? 19 25 to 26 Completed Weeks (175 to 188 days) Survival rates are 50% to 80%? 3,4,6,8,9

2016 British Columbia Perinatal Health Program

6. Rinne and Weber tuning fork tests

. & Martin, M (2001) Ballantyne’s Deafness – Sixth Edition, Whurr, London Jacob, V., Alexander, P., Nalinesha, K. & Nayar, R. (1993) Can Rinne’s test quantify hearing loss? ENT journal, 72(2) 152-153 Katz, J., Medwetsky, l., Burkard, R., Hood, L., (2009) Handbook of Clinical Audiology - Sixth Edition, LWW Khanna, S., Tonndorf, J. & Queller, J. (1976) Mechanical parameters of hearing by bone conduction. Journal of Acoustic Society of America.60(1):139-54 Reiss, M. & Reiss, G. (2003) The value

2016 British Society of Audiology

7. Quality of Life in Children with Sequential Bilateral Cochlear Implants

Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 73,1786-1794 [4b] Johnston, J., Durieux-Smith, A., Angus, D., O’Connor, A., Fitzpatrick, E. (2009). Bilateral pediatric cochlear implants: A critical review. International Journal of Audiology, 48,601-617 [1b] Kuhn-Inacker, H., Shehata-Dieler, W., Muller, J., Helms, J. (2004). Bilateral cochlear implants: a way to optimize auditory perception abilities in deaf children? International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolayrnology , 68, 1257-1266 [4b] Patient Services (...) measured with minimum audible angle. Ear and Hearing, 27, 43-59 [4b] Loeffler, C., Aschendorff, A., Burger, T., Kroeger, S., Laszig, R., Arndt, S. (2010). Quality of Life Measurements after Cochlear Implantation. The Open Otorhinolaryngology Journal, 4, 47-54 [5b] Lovett, R.E.S., Kitterick, P.T., Summerfield, A.Q. (2010). Bilateral or Unilateral Cochlear Implantation for deaf children: An observational study. Archives of the Disabled Child, 95,107-112 [4b] Loy, B., Warner-Czyz, AD, Tong, L., Tobey, EA

2011 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

8. Tinnitus

• Proceedings of the conferences and workshops National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) • National Institutes of Health institute that supports and conducts research on hearing health care issues, including tinnitus • NIDCD News Updates • Inside Newsletter British Tinnitus Association • British organization that provides support and education about tinnitus • Hosts annual conferences • Funds research • Quiet quarterly magazine Hyperacusis

2014 American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

9. Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children With Congenital Heart Disease: Evaluation and Management

; CHARGE, Coloboma of the eye, Central nervous system anomalies, Heart defects, Atresia of the choanae, Retardation of growth and/or development, Genital and/or urinary defects, Ear anomalies and/or deafness; IAA, interrupted aortic arch; TA, truncus arteriosus; PDA, patent ductus arteriosus; VSD, ventricular septal defect; ASD, atrial septal defect; AVSD, atrioventricular septal defect; ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome; PVS, pulmonary valve stenosis

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2012 American Heart Association

10. Practical Assessment and Management of Vulnerabilities in Older Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

includes questions about prior falls (one or more v none), hearing problems (deaf to excellent), limitations in walking one block (limited a lot, limited a little, not limited), interference of social activities by physical health and/or emotional problems (all of the time to none of the time), and ability to take own medications (independently to completely unable) as well as about age, gender, height and weight, cancer type (GI v genitourinary v other), dosage (standard v dose reduced), number

2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology Guidelines

13. Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm

of hearing, vision, speech and language, and motor skills [2] at the assessment at 4 years (uncorrected age) (see recommendation 1.3.13): diagnosis of cerebral palsy GMFCS score if cerebral palsy is present full scale IQ score SDQ total difficulty score, subscale scores and impact score any formal clinical diagnoses of a developmental disorder (for example, autism spectrum disorder) epilepsy that is currently being treated the presence of a hearing impairment, defined as profound deafness or impairment

2017 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

14. Hypothyroidism

include: Impaired quality of life due to symptoms such as fatigue, depression, and cold intolerance. Cardiovascular complications including dyslipidaemia, coronary heart disease, and heart failure. Reproductive complications such as impaired fertility, and serious obstetric and neonatal complications such as miscarriage, stillbirth, and congenital abnormalities. Neurological and cognitive complications including deafness, impaired concentration and memory. Myxoedema coma. Symptoms are often non (...) distress, congenital abnormalities, congenital hypothyroidism, and impaired fetal neurocognitive development [ ; ; ; ; ]. Neurological and cognitive complications In OH, these include: Deafness. Impaired attention, concentration, memory, perceptual function, language, executive function, and psychomotor speed [ ]. Data on the association between SCH and cognitive impairment are inconsistent. One systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 studies (n = 19,944) found no evidence of an association between

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

15. Head injury

. Problems with balance or walking. Loss of muscle power. Paraesthesia in the upper or lower limbs or abnormal reflexes. For a suspected basal skull fracture, which may present with: Clear fluid (possible cerebrospinal fluid) leaking from the ear(s) or nose. Periorbital haematoma(s) with no associated damage around the eyes. Bleeding from one or both ears; blood behind the ear drum (haemotympanum); new deafness in one or both ears. Battle's sign — bruising behind one or both ears over the mastoid process

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

16. Immunizations - childhood

permanent unilateral or bilateral sensorineural deafness (estimates vary from 1 in 3400 to 1 in 20,000 infections). For more information, see the CKS topic on . Morbidity from mumps has decreased significantly since the introduction of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, a single dose of which confers 61–91% protection against mumps. Before the introduction of the MMR vaccine in 1988, about 1200 hospital admissions annually were due to mumps, and mumps was the most common cause of viral (...) including cataracts; deafness; cardiac abnormalities; microcephaly; intrauterine growth retardation; and inflammatory lesions of the brain, liver, lungs, and bone marrow. For more information, see the CKS topic on . Since universal immunization against rubella with t he measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) was introduced in 1988 for children, the number of pregnant women becoming infected has fallen dramatically. There have only been a few confirmed cases of rubella in pregnant women since

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

17. Earwax

of the tympanic membrane. A past history of ear surgery. A foreign body in the ear canal. Used ear drops, which have been unsuccessful, and irrigation is contraindicated. Had unsuccessful irrigation. Advice should be urgently sought from an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist if: Severe pain, deafness, or vertigo occur during or after irrigation, or if a perforation is seen following the procedure. Infection is present and the external canal needs to be cleared of wax, debris, and discharge. Have I got the right (...) . Basis for recommendation Basis for recommendation There is no evidence to suggest when earwax should be removed so this recommendation is based on expert opinion [ ; ; ; ; ]. If there is hearing loss and the tympanic membrane cannot be seen, then the wax should be removed as the majority of causes of conductive deafness are diagnosed by examining the tympanic membrane [ ]. Once the wax has been removed if hearing does not improve then alternative causes should be considered [ ]. Visualisation

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

19. Meningitis - bacterial meningitis and meningococcal disease

disease? Provide information and support for the person and their family from patient support organisations such as: NHS Choices ( ). Meningitis Research Foundation ( ). Free 24-hour UK helpline: 080 8800 3344. The Meningitis Now (Trust) ( ). Offers free services, providing emotional, practical, and financial support for people who have been affected by meningitis. Free 24-hour UK helpline: 080 8801 0388. Brain and Spine Foundation ( ). Free telephone number: 0808 808 1000. The National Deaf

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

20. Diabetes - type 1

than 0.5 units/kg body weight/day after the partial remission phase. Evidence of insulin resistance (for example acanthosis nigricans). Features of other types of diabetes (such as monogenic or mitochondrial diabetes) or other insulin resistance syndromes include: Diabetes in the first year of life. Rarely or never develop ketone bodies in the blood (ketonaemia) during episodes of hyperglycaemia. Associated features, such as optic atrophy, retinitis pigmentosa, deafness, or features of another

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries


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