Hearin loss

(Reguidit frae Deif)

Hearin loss, forby kent as hearin impairment, is a pairtial or tot inabeelity tae hear.[2] A deif person haes little tae na hearin.[3] Hearin loss mey occur in ane or baith lugs.[3] In bairns hearin problems can affect the ability tae learn spoken leid an in adults it can cause wark relatit difficulties.[4] In some fowk, pairteecularly aulder fowk, hearin loss can result in laneliness.[3] Hearin loss can be temporary or permanent.

Hearin loss
Synonymshaurd o hearin; anakusis or anacusis is tot deifness[1]
A stylised white ear, wi twa white bars surroondin it, on a blue backgrund.
The internaitional seembol o deafness an hearin loss
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialtyotorhinolaryngology, audiology

References eedit

  1. Elsevier, Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, Elsevier, archived frae the original on 11 Januar 2014, retrieved 24 Mairch 2017.
  2. "Deafness". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. 2011. Retrieved 22 Februar 2012.
  3. a b c "Deafness and hearing loss Fact sheet N°300". Mairch 2015. Retrieved 23 Mey 2015.
  4. Lasak, JM; Allen, P; McVay, T; Lewis, D (Mairch 2014). "Hearing loss: diagnosis and management". Primary care. 41 (1): 19–31. doi:10.1016/j.pop.2013.10.003. PMID 24439878.