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Hearing impairment

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term530152
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termA classification that estimates the degree of handicap associated with hearing loss in the better ear and links to predicted consequences and recommended rehabilitation. Hearing impairment classification applies a graded scale - mild, moderate, severe and profound - based on degree of deviation from normal thresholds in the better ear as recorded through audiometry.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAIHW 2011. Ear and hearing health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory. Cat. no. IHW 60. Canberra: AIHW, p. 49

Relational attributes

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Patient—degree of hearing impairment Indigenous, Endorsed 08/08/2014

Patient—degree of hearing impairment, code N Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Patient—hearing impairment indicator, yes/no code N Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Children's Health Checks: Audiology services DSS, May 2011-March 2012 Indigenous, Archived 18/02/2015

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Audiology services DSS, April 2012-April 2013 Indigenous, Archived 18/02/2015

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory: Audiology services DSS, May 2013-August 2014 Indigenous, Endorsed 18/02/2015

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