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|2016||The diagnostic accuracy of school hearing screening tests and cost-effectiveness of school entry hearing screening programmes|
Heather Fortnum et al.
|2015||Hearing aids for mild to moderate hearing loss in adults (Protocol)|
Melanie A Ferguson et al.
The Cochrane Library, Issue 12
|2015||Occupational noise exposure and hearing: a systematic review|
Arve Lie et al.
International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
|2015||Translation into British Sign Language and validation of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire|
Sophie Roberts et al.
Health Services and Delivery Research, 3(2)
|2015||Global, 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.
The Lancet, 386(9995): 743 – 800
|2015||The management of Otitis Media with Effusion in children with cleft palate (mOMEnt): a feasibility study and economic evaluation|
Kevin O'Brien et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 19(68)
|2015||An Exploratory Study to Test the Impact on Three “Bolt-On” Items to the EQ-5D|
Yaling Yang et al.
Value in Health: the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR),18(1)
|2015||Socioeconomic Position and Health-Seeking Behavior for Hearing Loss Among Older Adults in England|
Benova et al.
The Journals of gerontology, Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 2015 May, 70(3): 443-52
|2015||Systematic Review of the Quality of Economic Evaluations in the Otolaryngology Literature|
C C Liu, et al.
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 151(1)
|2015||Effectiveness 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.
Clinical Rehabilitation, 29(2):107-19
|2014||Burden Of Disease Estimation For Healthy Aging In Older Adults: The Case Of The Ranking Of Hearing Loss|
K N Simpson et al.
Value in Health, 17(3): A289
|2014||Interventions for adult Eustachian tube dysfunction: A systematic review|
Catriona McDaid et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 18(46)
|2014||Adenoidectomy with or without grommets for children with otitis media: an individual patient data meta-analysis|
Martin Burton et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 18(5)
|2014||Use 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.
Health Technology Assessment, 18(9)
|2014||Interventions to improve hearing aid use in adult auditory rehabilitation (Review)|
Fiona Barker et al.
The Cochrane Library, Issue 7
|2014||Interventions to prevent occupational noise-induced hearing loss: a Cochrane systematic review|
JH Verbeek et al.
International journal of audiology, 53(Supplement 2): pp. 84-96
|2014||Amplification with hearing aids for patients with tinnitus and co-existing hearing loss (Review)|
1. Derek J Hoare et al.
The Cochrane Library, Issue 1
|2013||An economic evaluation of screening 60- to 70-year-old adults for hearing loss|
AE Morris et al.
Journal of Public Health, 35(1): 139-146
|2012||Antibiotics for otitis media with effusion in children (Review)|
Alice Van Zon et al.
The Cochrane Library, Issue 12
|2012||Sound therapy (masking) in the management of tinnitus in adults (Review)|
Jonathan Hobson et al.
The Cochrane Library, Issue 11
|2012||A 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
PLoS ONE, 7(3)
|2011||Screening 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.
Annals of Internal Medicine, 154(5): 347-355
|2011||Long-term cost-effectiveness of screening strategies for hearing loss|
CF Liu et al.
Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 48(3): 235-43
|2011||Cost-effectiveness analysis of the bone-anchored hearing device|
P Monksfield et al.
Otology and Neurotology, 32(8): 1192-1197
|2011||Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHAs) for people who are bilaterally deaf: a systematic review and economic evaluation|
Jill Colquitt et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 15(26)
|2011||Estimates of the cost-effectiveness of pediatric bilateral cochlear implantation|
AQ Summerfield et al.
Ear and Hearing, 31(5): 611-624
|2010||Systematic Review of Grommets for OME – Update|
Martin Burton et al.
|2010||The safety and effectiveness of different methods of ear wax removal: a systematic review and economic evaluation|
Andrew Clegg et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 14(28)
|2009||The 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.
Health Technology Assessment, 13(18): 1-154
|2009||The 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.
Health Technology Assessment, 13(44)
|2009||Ear drops for the removal of ear wax (Review)|
Martin J Burton and Carolyn Doree
The Cochrane Library, Issue 1
|2008||The global burden of disease: 2004 update World Health organisation 2008 |
ISBN 978 92 4 15637. WHO Library
|2008||Willingness to Accept versus Willingness to Pay in a Discrete Choice Experiment|
P. C Janneke et al.
Value in Health, 7(7): 1110-1119
|2008||Cost-effectiveness of hearing aids in the hearing-impaired elderly: a probabilistic approach|
TK Chao et al.
Otology and Neurotology, 29(6): 776-783
|2008||The 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).
|2008||Hearing aids in Belgium: health technology assessment|
Claire Beguin et al.
Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)
|2008||The Need for Standardization of Methods for Worldwide Infant Hearing Screening: A Systematic Review|
Bolajoko Olusanya et al.
The Laryngoscope, 118(10): 1830-1836.
|2008||Loss to Follow-up in Newborn Hearing Screening Programs: A Systematic Review of the Evidence|
Rob Mullen et al.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders
|2007||Current practice, accuracy, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the school entry hearing screen|
John Bamford et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 11(32)
|2007||A 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.
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18(2): 151-183
|2007||The Effectiveness of Early Cochlear Implantation for Infants and Young Children with Hearing Loss|
W. Ali and R O'Connell
NZHTA Technical Brief, 6(5)
|2007||Acceptability, benefit and costs of early screening for hearing disability: a study of potential screening tests and models|
Health Technology Assessment, 11(42)
|2006||Counselling of hearing aid users is highly cost-effective|
A. Vuorialho et al.
Eur. Arch. Otorhinolaryngol., 263(11): 988-95
|2006||Steroids for Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss|
B. P. Wei et al.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 7
|2006||Hearing-impaired children in the United Kingdom. IV: Cost-effectiveness of pediatric cochlear implantation|
G R Barton et al.
Ear and Hearing, 27(5): 575-88
|2006||Measuring 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.
|2006||Effectiveness of Directional Microphones and Noise Reduction Schemes in Hearing Aids: A Systematic Review of the Evidence |
R. A. Bentler
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7), 473-484.
|2005||Does irrigation of the ear to remove impacted wax improve hearing?|
British Journal of Community Nursing, 10(5): 228-23
|2005||Efficacy of individual auditory training in adults: a systematic review of the evidence|
R Sweetow and CV Palmer
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7):494-504
|2005||Fitting hearing aids using clinical measures of loudness discomfort levels: an evidence-based review of effectiveness|
HG Mueller and RA Bentler
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 16(7):461-72
|2005||Preventing social isolation and loneliness among older people: a systematic review of health promotion interventions |
M Cattan et al.
Ageing and Society, 25: 41-67
|2004||Comparing utility scores before and after hearing-aid provision|
Garry R. Barton et al.
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy
3 (2): 103-105
|2003||Hearing aids for adults - benefits and costs|
The Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU)
ISBN: 91-87890-85-2 Report no: 164
|2003||Efficacy of programmable analog hearing aids|
Agence d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention en santé (AETMIS)
|2003||The most effective products available to facilitate ear syringing|
British Journal of Community Nurses, 7(2):94-101
|2003||The Cost-effectiveness of Hearing-Aid Fitting in the Netherlands |
Manuela A. Joore
|2002||A cost-utility analysis of adult group audiologic rehabilitation: are the benefits worth the cost|
H Abrams et al.
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 39(5): 549-557
|2001||Hearing impairment among adults - Report of a joint (Nordic-British) project|
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
|2001||Universal Newborn Hearing Screening: Systematic Review to Update the 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation|
H. D Nelson et al.
Pediatrics, 122(1), e266-276
|2000||Community provision of hearing aids and related audiology services: a review|
Health Technology Assessment, 4(4)
|2000||Expired] The clinical and cost effectiveness of advances in hearing aid technology|
R.S.Taylor and S.Paisley
Report to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence
|1998||Benefit from, satisfaction with, and cost-effectiveness of three different hearing aid technologies|
C W Newman and S A Sandridge
American Journal of Audiology, 7(2): 115-128
|1997||A critical review of the role of neonatal hearing screening in the detection of congenital hearing impairment|
Adrian Davis et al.
Health Technology Assessment, 1(10)
|1996||Cost utility of the multichannel cochlear implant in 258 profoundly deaf individuals|
J R Wyatt et al.
Laryngoscope, 106(7): 816-821
|1995||Hearing in Adults. The prevalence and distribution of hearing impairment and reported hearing disability in the MRC Institute Hearing Research’s National Study of Hearing|
MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Whurr Publishers Limited, London
|Available at the UCL Ear Institute and Action on Hearing Loss Libraries -London UK|
|1989||The Prevalence of Hearing Impairment and Reported Hearing Disability among Adults in Great Britain|
International Journal of Epidemiology, 18(4):911-917