Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Hearing Screening in Adults and Older Adults PurposeTo illustrate the overall project that led to the development of a series of research forums highlighting several key contributions to AHS 2012, the 2nd International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening, in Cernobbio (Lake Como), Italy, and, in particular, to provide an overview of the first research forum, “Hearing Screening ... Research Forum
Research Forum  |   June 01, 2013
Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Hearing Screening in Adults and Older Adults
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Ferdinando Grandori
    CNR, Italian National Research Council, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Milan, Italy
  • Alessia Paglialonga
    CNR, Italian National Research Council, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Milan, Italy
  • Correspondence to Alessia Paglialonga: alessia.paglialonga@polimi.it
  • Editor: Larry Humes
    Editor: Larry Humes×
Article Information
Hearing Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Early Identification & Intervention / Research Forum
Research Forum   |   June 01, 2013
Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Hearing Screening in Adults and Older Adults
American Journal of Audiology, June 2013, Vol. 22, 165-166. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2012/12-0056)
History: Received October 25, 2012 , Accepted November 6, 2012
 
American Journal of Audiology, June 2013, Vol. 22, 165-166. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2012/12-0056)
History: Received October 25, 2012; Accepted November 6, 2012
Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

PurposeTo illustrate the overall project that led to the development of a series of research forums highlighting several key contributions to AHS 2012, the 2nd International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening, in Cernobbio (Lake Como), Italy, and, in particular, to provide an overview of the first research forum, “Hearing Screening in Adults and Older Adults,” which contains a set of brief papers that tackle prominent issues related to adult hearing screening: guiding principles for adult screening, development of methods and technologies, program implementation and evaluation, possible future scenarios, and health policy issues.

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