Why candidates for cochlear implants rarely get them

18.12.2019

Photo: Audiologist holds cochlear implant system in his hands; Copyright: PantherMedia/npudov

The national survey is a step toward identifying the variability in preoperative assessment practices for evaluating and managing adults with hearing loss in the U.S. The ambiguity, according to Dr. Prentiss, highlights the potential risks for health care inequities, including access to care.