An Earmold for the Geriatric Patient This article describes a rehabilitation innovation for the elderly hearing-impaired patient. To minimize the problem of lack of fine finger dexterity in the elderly, an earmold was designed with a small handle. A brief description of the design is provided. A case study describes the usefulness of this earmold. ... Articles
Articles  |   February 01, 1977
An Earmold for the Geriatric Patient
 
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Articles   |   February 01, 1977
An Earmold for the Geriatric Patient
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1977, Vol. 42, 44-46. doi:10.1044/jshd.4201.44
History: Received October 29, 1975 , Accepted February 13, 1976
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1977, Vol. 42, 44-46. doi:10.1044/jshd.4201.44
History: Received October 29, 1975; Accepted February 13, 1976

This article describes a rehabilitation innovation for the elderly hearing-impaired patient. To minimize the problem of lack of fine finger dexterity in the elderly, an earmold was designed with a small handle. A brief description of the design is provided. A case study describes the usefulness of this earmold.

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