Fitting Hearing Aids: A Comparison of Three Pre-fitting Speech Tests
Excerpt: As expressed in published guidelines, there are several components to the overall hearing aid fitting process. The primary focus usually surrounds the selection of the hearing aids and their special features, verification of the fitting, and then some type of real-world validation. Another component recommended in all published hearing aid fitting guidelines but often overlooked, is pre-testing.
Mueller, H. Gustav; Johnson, Earl E.; and Weber, Jennifer. 2010. Fitting Hearing Aids: A Comparison of Three Pre-fitting Speech Tests. Audiology Online. http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/fitting-hearing-aids-comparison-three- 861