Research Log

Research Log

This section provides direct links to systematic reviews, research synthesis, health economic evaluations/analysis, health technology assessments and other primary research.  If you have any comments on the research log or would like to suggest adding research please contact us.

 

DateTitleAccess
2016The diagnostic accuracy of school hearing screening tests and cost-effectiveness of school entry hearing screening programmes
Heather Fortnum et al.
January 2016
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2015Hearing aids for mild to moderate hearing loss in adults (Protocol)
Melanie A Ferguson et al.
December 2015
The Cochrane Library, Issue 12
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012023
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2015Occupational noise exposure and hearing: a systematic review
Arve Lie et al.
August 2015
International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
DOI: 10.1007/s00420-015-1083-5
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2015Translation into British Sign Language and validation of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
Sophie Roberts et al.
February 2015
Health Services and Delivery Research, 3(2)
DOI: 10.3310/hsdr03020
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2015Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Theo Vos et al.
August 2015
The Lancet, 386(9995): 743 – 800
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4
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2015The management of Otitis Media with Effusion in children with cleft palate (mOMEnt): a feasibility study and economic evaluation
Kevin O'Brien et al.
September 2015
Health Technology Assessment, 19(68)
DOI: 10.3310/hta19680
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2015An Exploratory Study to Test the Impact on Three “Bolt-On” Items to the EQ-5D
Yaling Yang et al.
January 2015
Value in Health: the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR),18(1)
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2015Socioeconomic Position and Health-Seeking Behavior for Hearing Loss Among Older Adults in England
Benova et al.
May 2015
The Journals of gerontology, Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 2015 May, 70(3): 443-52
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbu024
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2015Systematic Review of the Quality of Economic Evaluations in the Otolaryngology Literature
C C Liu, et al.
January 2015
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 151(1)
DOI:10.1177/0194599814556725
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2015Effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions in improving emotional and functional status in hearing or visually impaired older adults: a systematic review with meta-analyses
LM Roets-Merken et al.
February 2015
Clinical Rehabilitation, 29(2):107-19
DOI: 10.1177/0269215514542639
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2014Burden Of Disease Estimation For Healthy Aging In Older Adults: The Case Of The Ranking Of Hearing Loss
K N Simpson et al.
May 2014
Value in Health, 17(3): A289
DOI: 10.1016/j.jval.2014.03.1683
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2014Interventions for adult Eustachian tube dysfunction: A systematic review
Catriona McDaid et al.
July 2014
Health Technology Assessment, 18(46)
DOI: 10.3310/hta18460
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2014Adenoidectomy with or without grommets for children with otitis media: an individual patient data meta-analysis
Martin Burton et al.
January 2014
Health Technology Assessment, 18(5)
DOI: 10.3310/hta18050
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2014Use of generic and condition-specific measures of health-related quality of life in NICE decision-making: a systematic review, statistical modelling and survey
Louise Longworth et al.
February 2014
Health Technology Assessment, 18(9)
DOI:10.3310/hta18090
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2014Interventions to improve hearing aid use in adult auditory rehabilitation (Review)
Fiona Barker et al.
July 2014
The Cochrane Library, Issue 7
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010342
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2014Interventions to prevent occupational noise-induced hearing loss: a Cochrane systematic review
JH Verbeek et al.
March 2014
International journal of audiology, 53(Supplement 2): pp. 84-96
DOI:10.3109/14992027.2013.857436
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2014Amplification with hearing aids for patients with tinnitus and co-existing hearing loss (Review)
1. Derek J Hoare et al.
January 2014
The Cochrane Library, Issue 1
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010151
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2013An economic evaluation of screening 60- to 70-year-old adults for hearing loss
AE Morris et al.
March 2013
Journal of Public Health, 35(1): 139-146
DOI:10.1093/pubmed/fds058
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2012Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children (Review)
Alice Van Zon et al.
February 2012
The Cochrane Library, Issue 12
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009163.pub2
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2012Sound therapy (masking) in the management of tinnitus in adults (Review)
Jonathan Hobson et al.
November 2012
The Cochrane Library, Issue 11
DOI:10.1002/14651858
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2012A Systematic Review of Studies Measuring and Reporting Hearing Aid Usage in Older Adults since 1999: A Descriptive Summary of Measurement Tools
Elvira Perez and Barrie A. Edmonds
March 2012
PLoS ONE, 7(3)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031831
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2011Screening adults aged 50 years or older for hearing loss: a review of the evidence for the US preventive services task force
Roger Chou et al.
March 2011
Annals of Internal Medicine, 154(5): 347-355
DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-154-5-201103010-00009
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2011Long-term cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for hearing loss
CF Liu et al.
October 2011
Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 48(3): 235-43
DOI 10.1682/JRRD.2010.03.0041
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2011Cost-effectiveness analysis of the bone-anchored hearing device
P Monksfield et al.
October 2011
Otology and Neurotology, 32(8): 1192-1197
DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31822e5ae6
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2011Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHAs) for people who are bilaterally deaf: a systematic review and economic evaluation
Jill Colquitt et al.
July 2011
Health Technology Assessment, 15(26)
DOI:10.3310/hta15260
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2011Estimates of the cost-effectiveness of pediatric bilateral cochlear implantation
AQ Summerfield et al.
March 2011
Ear and Hearing, 31(5): 611-624
DOI: 10.1097/AUD.0b013e3181de40cd
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2010Systematic Review of Grommets for OME – Update
Martin Burton et al.
June 2010
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2010The safety and effectiveness of different methods of ear wax removal: a systematic review and economic evaluation
Andrew Clegg et al.
June 2010
Health Technology Assessment, 14(28)
DOI: 10.3310/hta14280
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2009The role of magnetic resonance imaging in the identification of suspected acoustic neuroma: a systematic review of clinical and cost effectiveness and natural history
H Fortnum et al.
March 2009
Health Technology Assessment, 13(18): 1-154
DOI: 10.3310/hta13180.
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2009The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cochlear implants for severe to profound deafness in children and adults: a systematic review and economic model
Mary Bond et al.
October 2009
Health Technology Assessment, 13(44)
DOI:10.3310/hta13440
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2009Ear drops for the removal of ear wax (Review)
Martin J Burton and Carolyn Doree
January 2009
The Cochrane Library, Issue 1
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004326.pub2
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2008The global burden of disease: 2004 update World Health organisation 2008
ISBN 978 92 4 15637. WHO Library
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2008Willingness to Accept versus Willingness to Pay in a Discrete Choice Experiment
P. C Janneke et al.
November 2008
Value in Health, 7(7): 1110-1119
DOI: 10.1111/j.1524-4733.2008.00340.x
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2008Cost-effectiveness of hearing aids in the hearing-impaired elderly: a probabilistic approach
TK Chao et al.
September 2008
Otology and Neurotology, 29(6): 776-783
DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31817e5d1b
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2008The effectiveness of digital hearing aids and assistive listening devices for adults with hearing loss: A systematic review of the literature
Wasan Ali et al.
HSAC Report 2008; 1(4).
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2008Hearing aids in Belgium: health technology assessment
Claire Beguin et al.
November 2008
Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)
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2008The Need for Standardization of Methods for Worldwide Infant Hearing Screening: A Systematic Review
Bolajoko Olusanya et al.
October 2008
The Laryngoscope, 118(10): 1830-1836.
DOI: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e31817d755e
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2008Loss to Follow-up in Newborn Hearing Screening Programs: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
Rob Mullen et al.
2008
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders
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2007Current practice, accuracy, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the school entry hearing screen
John Bamford et al.
August 2007
Health Technology Assessment, 11(32)
DOI: 10.3310/hta11320
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2007A systematic review of health-related quality of life hearing aids: final report of the American Academy of Audiology Task Force on the Health-Related Quality of Life Benefits of Amplication in Adults
TH Chisolm et al.
February 2007
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18(2): 151-183
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2007The Effectiveness of Early Cochlear Implantation for Infants and Young Children with Hearing Loss
W. Ali and R O'Connell
NZHTA Technical Brief, 6(5)
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2007Acceptability, benefit and costs of early screening for hearing disability: a study of potential screening tests and models
Adrian Davis
November 2007
Health Technology Assessment, 11(42)
DOI: 10.3310/hta11420
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2006Counselling of hearing aid users is highly cost-effective
A. Vuorialho et al.
November 2006
Eur. Arch. Otorhinolaryngol., 263(11): 988-95
DOI: 10.1007/s00405-006-0104-0
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2006Steroids for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss
B. P. Wei et al.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 7
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003998.pub3.
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2006Hearing-impaired children in the United Kingdom. IV: Cost-effectiveness of pediatric cochlear implantation
G R Barton et al.
October 2006
Ear and Hearing, 27(5): 575-88
DOI: 10.1097/01.aud.0000233967.11072.24
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2006Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life after Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: A Systematic Review
F. R Lin and J. K. Niparko
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 70(10): 1695-1706.
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2006Effectiveness of Directional Microphones and Noise Reduction Schemes in Hearing Aids: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
R. A. Bentler
July 2006
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7), 473-484.
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2005Does irrigation of the ear to remove impacted wax improve hearing?
D Williams
May 2005
British Journal of Community Nursing, 10(5): 228-23
DOI 10.12968/bjcn.2005.10.5.18052
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2005Efficacy of individual auditory training in adults: a systematic review of the evidence
R Sweetow and CV Palmer
July 2005
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7):494-504
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2005Fitting hearing aids using clinical measures of loudness discomfort levels: an evidence-based review of effectiveness
HG Mueller and RA Bentler
July 2005
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7):461-72
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2005Preventing social isolation and loneliness among older people: a systematic review of health promotion interventions
M Cattan et al.
2005
Ageing and Society, 25: 41-67
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2004Comparing utility scores before and after hearing-aid provision
Garry R. Barton et al.
June 2004
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
3 (2): 103-105
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2003Hearing aids for adults - benefits and costs
Stig Arlinger
May 2003
The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU)
ISBN: 91-87890-85-2 Report no: 164
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2003Efficacy of programmable analog hearing aids
Jocelyne Lauzière
May 2003
Agence d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention en santé (AETMIS)
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2003The most effective products available to facilitate ear syringing
G Somerville
February 2003
British Journal of Community Nurses, 7(2):94-101
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2003The Cost-effectiveness of Hearing-Aid Fitting in the Netherlands
Manuela A. Joore
March 2003
JAMA, 129(3)
DOI:10.1001/archotol.129.3.297
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2002A cost-utility analysis of adult group audiologic rehabilitation: are the benefits worth the cost
H Abrams et al.
September 2002
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 39(5): 549-557
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2001Hearing impairment among adults - Report of a joint (Nordic-British) project
2001
Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment, Finnish Office for Health Care Technology Assessment, Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care, Norwegian Centre for Health Technology Assessment, Medical Research Council
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2001Universal Newborn Hearing Screening: Systematic Review to Update the 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation
H. D Nelson et al.
July 2008
Pediatrics, 122(1), e266-276
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2000Community provision of hearing aids and related audiology services: a review
DJ Reeves
April 2000
Health Technology Assessment, 4(4)
DOI:10.3310/hta4040
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2000Expired] The clinical and cost effectiveness of advances in hearing aid technology
R.S.Taylor and S.Paisley
2000
Report to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence
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1998Benefit from, satisfaction with, and cost-effectiveness of three different hearing aid technologies
C W Newman and S A Sandridge
1998
American Journal of Audiology, 7(2): 115-128
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1997A critical review of the role of neonatal hearing screening in the detection of congenital hearing impairment
Adrian Davis et al.
November 1997
Health Technology Assessment, 1(10)
DOI: 10.3310/hta1100
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1996Cost utility of the multichannel cochlear implant in 258 profoundly deaf individuals
J R Wyatt et al.
July 1996
Laryngoscope, 106(7): 816-821
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1995Hearing in Adults. The prevalence and distribution of hearing impairment and reported hearing disability in the MRC Institute Hearing Research’s National Study of Hearing
Adrian Davis
1995
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Whurr Publishers Limited, London
Available at the UCL Ear Institute and Action on Hearing Loss Libraries -London UK
1989The Prevalence of Hearing Impairment and Reported Hearing Disability among Adults in Great Britain
Adrian Davis
March 1989
International Journal of Epidemiology, 18(4):911-917
DOI: 10.1093/ije/18.4.911
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