An Expert Commentary video featuring Dr. Wartinger was published on Monday, September 12, 2016 on Medscape.com. Medscape is the leading online global destination for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide.
Hearing Conservation for Adolescents
With an intended audience of clinicians and medical professionals, the goal of this presentation was to concisely convey the importance of Hearing Conservation efforts in children and adolescent patients. Noise Induced Hearing Disorders are 100% preventable and the first step is education.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Medscape should be acknowledged for recognizing the importance of this issues, as well as for their efforts in bringing this discussion to a large and critically important audience.
Posting date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Title: Combating Adolescent Hearing Loss in an Ever-Louder World
Faculty: Frank Wartinger, AuD
Content Edit: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)'s Healthy People 2020 goals were inaccurately attributed to the World Health Organization (WHO) in this discussion. The WHO does many amazing things, but this was not one of them. For more information about the Health People 2020 goals mentioned, please visit: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/hearing-and-other-sensory-or-communication-disorders