Hearing self-test for treatment at Via Christi Rehabilitation Hospital

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Audiology
1151 N. Rock Rd., Wichita, KS
Phone: 316-634-3518
Fax: 316-634-3482

Audiology Brochure 

 

Hearing Self-Test Questionnaire

Questions to ask yourself if you suspect hearing loss...

  • Do you have to strain to listen?
  • Do you feel frustration when you are conversing?
  • Do you have to ask people to repeat themselves?
  • Do you have difficulty when someone speaks in a whisper?
  • Do you misunderstand people and respond inappropriately?
  • Do you find yourself withdrawing from social activities because it is difficult to hear?
  • Do you have arguments with your family members because of your hearing?
  • Do you have difficulty talking on the telephone or hearing the TV or radio?
  • Do you have trouble hearing in a restaurant?
  • Do you have dizziness, pain, or ringing in your ears?

(Modified from the Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly Screening Version (HHIE-S), Ventry & Weinstein, 1983, and the ASHA Self-Test Questionnaire)

Why seek treatment for hearing loss?

Benefits people report after seeking treatment for hearing loss...

  • Better relationships with their families
  • Better feelings about themselves
  • Improved mental health
  • Greater independence and security

Some people who DON'T seek treatment for hearing loss reported...

  • Sadness and depression
  • Worry and anxiety
  • Decreased social activity

--The National Council on Aging. (1999). The consequences of untreated hearing loss in older persons. Washington, DC. www.ncoa.org

(from Boys Town National Research Hospital)

 

To schedule an appointment for a hearing or balance assessment, talk with your primary care physician.

All that is needed is a written order from your physician for our services.

To make an appointment, please call the One Call Scheduling Center at
316-719-3030

For questions about hearing evaluations, hearing aids, or balance testing, please call 316-634-3518 to speak with an audiologist. 

 

 

 
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