Questionnaires on satisfaction of amplification in children: a systematic review

Adriane Lima Mortari Moret, Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua, Tatiana Mendes de Melo, Maria Fernanda Capoani Garcia Mondelli, Maria Angelina Nardi de Souza Martinez, Aline Duarte da Cruz, Regina Tangerino de Souza Jacob
2013 CoDAS  
Purpose: To perform a systematic review of the literature on questionnaires to assess the benefits of using hearing aids in children. Methods: A literature search was conducted in the data-bases Web of Science and Virtual Health Library (BIREME). The selection criteria included: title consistent with the purpose of this review; participants necessarily being children using hearing aids; and questionnaires to assess the benefits and satisfaction. Results: More evidence was found in studies that
more » ... nd in studies that used the scale Parent's Evaluation of Aural/Oral Performance of Children (PEACH), making it possibly the most consistent scale on the subjective evaluation of the use of amplification in children. Conclusion: There is a paucity of studies with this approach; however, the results showed the importance of researches in this area, which turns the subject into an important field of research.
doi:10.1590/s2317-17822014000100011 pmid:24626984 fatcat:nj2e27ngejgjfpvmyrtg3xlwjy