This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Report this comment to a moderator

Please fill in the form below if you think a comment is unsuitable. Your comments will be sent to our moderator for review.

Report comment to moderator

Required fields.

Headline

Screening all older adults for hearing loss more cost-effective than GP referral scheme

Comment

It is not clear what sort of outcomes or endpoints they were measuring to judge cost effectiveness. Clearly , there are a lot of unreported cases of hearing deficits in the elderly and screening can pick them up. But I have to say many patients do not wear their hearing aids and compliance can be quite poor.....

Posted date

08 Oct 2012

Posted time

3:01pm

required
required
required