CLASStime: Reducing the impact of hearing loss

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CLASStime: Reducing the impact of hearing loss

By Holly Teagle
FRAZ CLASS Hearing loss 2022

Holly Teagle explains how New Zealand pharmacists can be part of the solution to increase awareness of hearing loss and its impact on humanity. This article covers screening, diagnosis and prevention of hearing loss, as well as how hearing loss can be effectively treated and supported across the lifespan

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