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AMA Hearing Loss/ Tinnitus Guidelines

By Dennis A. Colucci, AuD, MA

 

 

The Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, now in its sixth edition, presents the most comprehensive system of assessing impairment, utilizing many of the application designs established by the World Health Organization (WHO). Upgrades in the current edition center on clinical expertise and methodologies that improve consistency, precision, standardization, and repeatability.

 

This system considers diagnosis, functional symptomatology, physical findings, and epidemiology and clinical studies as the bases for assessment, allowing for standardization across modalities and organ systems, and for rating decisions to be more uniform across patients.

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