What is Cochlear Implant?

Category: Equipment

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A cochlear implant is an electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. It does not restore normal hearing. It gives a deaf person a representation of sounds in the environment allowing speech to be understood.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 2
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cochlear Implant

Side effect Patients Percentage
Balance problems 1
Fatigue 1
Loss of sense of smell (anosmia) 1
Overwhelmed 1
Problems with focusing eyes 1
Sensitivity to sudden loud noises 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Cochlear Implant

Dosage Patients Percentage
10 hr daily 1
12 hr daily 1

Duration

Currently using Cochlear Implant

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped using Cochlear Implant

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Cochlear Implant

May 9, 2020 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hearing loss)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sensitivity to sudden loud noises)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Ahora uso más el Programa 2, el 1 está muy bajo y 3 y 4 muy fuertes

Apr 8, 2020 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for deafness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Programa 1: sube y baja el volúmen a su antojo. Pero parece es en el que escucho mejor.

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