84948 - How to Treat quiz: Hearing loss in adults
- : Online
Relevance to General Practice
HEARING impairment threatens a person’s ability to communicate, affecting their functioning in society. The condition not only affects the patient, but also their loved ones, often putting a strain on relationships because of communication difficulties.
Hearing loss has a profound impact on a patient’s mental and cognitive state, as well as their quality of life. Treating hearing loss can help restore an individual’s independence by restoring their ability to communicate.
- On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to describe the clinical assessment of a patient complaining of hearing loss.
- On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the investigation of hearing loss.
- On completion of this activity, the participant will be able to ensure patient safety with appropriate and timely specialist referral.