Otolaryngology for the Internist: Hearing Loss

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

4 Scopus citations


Hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition but can be secondary to a range of conditions encountered in primary care. This article reviews the presentation, evaluation, differential diagnosis, and associated treatments for both acute and chronic causes of hearing loss. As the most common cause of hearing loss, this article provides an overview of age-related hearing loss, its consequences, and pragmatic treatment approaches, including over-the-counter hearing technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)977-992
Number of pages16
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2018


  • Age-related hearing loss
  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing health
  • Hearing health care
  • Hearing loss
  • Older adults
  • Over-the-counter hearing aids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Otolaryngology for the Internist: Hearing Loss'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this