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Showing 1 to 15 of 92 results for hearing loss

  1. Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

    This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

  2. Hearing loss in adults (QS185)

    This quality standard covers assessing and managing hearing loss in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes people presenting with hearing loss for the first time in adulthood whether it started in adulthood or earlier. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Otitis media with effusion in under 12s (NG233)

    This guideline covers identifying and managing otitis media with effusion (OME), also known as ‘glue ear’, in children younger than 12 years. It aims to improve hearing and quality of life in children with OME.

  4. Tinnitus: assessment and management (NG155)

    This guideline covers the assessment, investigation and management of tinnitus in primary, community and secondary care. It offers advice to healthcare professionals on supporting people presenting with tinnitus and on when to refer for specialist assessment and management.

  5. Genedrive MT-RNR1 ID Kit for detecting a genetic variant to guide antibiotic use and prevent hearing loss in babies: early value assessment (HTE6)

    Early value assessment (EVA) guidance on the Genedrive MT-RNR1 ID Kit for detecting a genetic variant to guide antibiotic use and prevent hearing loss in babies...

  6. Hearing loss prevalence in people who under-present for hearing loss:- What is the prevalence of hearing loss among populations who under-present for possible hearingloss?

    Question Hearing loss prevalence in people who under-present for hearing loss:- What is the prevalence of hearing...

  7. Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset (NG16)

    This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. The guideline aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy and active in later life.

  8. Use of hearing aids and incidence of dementia:- In adults with hearing loss, does the use of hearing aids reduce the incidence of dementia?

    NG98/3 Question Use of hearing aids and incidence of dementia:- In adults with hearing loss, does the use of...

  9. Idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss:- What is the most effective route of administration of steroids as a first-line treatment for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss?

    Recommendation ID NG98/1 Question Idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss:- What is the most effective route of administration of...

  10. What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of fitting amplification devices(s) in people with tinnitus who have hearing loss but no perceived hearing difficulties?

    tinnitus who have hearing loss but no perceived hearing difficulties? Any explanatory notes(if applicable) People with mild...

  11. Mifamurtide for the treatment of osteosarcoma (TA235)

    Evidence-based recommendations on mifamurtide (Mepact) for treating osteosarcoma in people aged 2 to 30 years.

  12. Monitoring and follow-up for adults with hearing loss:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of monitoring and follow-up for adults with hearing loss post-intervention compared with usual care?

    follow-up for adults with hearing loss:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of monitoring and follow-up for adults with...

  13. Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

  14. Social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions (QS132)

    This quality standard covers the planning and delivery of social care and support for older people (aged 65 and over) with multiple long-term conditions. It includes people living in their own homes, in specialist settings or in care homes, both those who receive support with funding for their social care and those who do not. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  15. Cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness (TA566)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness.