b 230 Hearing functions

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19 November 2020
Disability

bang bangSensory functions relating to sensing the presence of sounds and discriminating the location, pitch, loudness and quality of sounds. 

This may be due to sensorineural hearing loss, caused by abnormalities of the inner ear (cochlea and other structures) or the vestibulocochlear nerve

 

 

Functional Disability

Functions of hearing, auditory discrimination, location of sound source, lateralization of sound, speech discrimination ; impairments such as deafness, hearing impairment and hearing loss.

ICF-b Reference
  • b 230 Hearing functions

    Sensory functions relating to sensing the presence of sounds and discriminating the location, pitch, loudness and quality of sounds.

Social Support

from David WernerUsing devices, techniques and other means for the purposes of communicating, such as calling a friend on the telephone. 

Inclusions:

Using the sense of hearing intentionally to experience auditory stimuli, such as listening to the radio, music or lecture.

Example:

Carrying out simple or complex and coordinated actions to manage and control the psychological demands required to carry out tasks

Starting, sustaining and ending an interchange of thoughts and ideas, carried out by means of spoken, written, sign or other

Comprehending literal and implied meanings of messages in spoken language, such as understanding that a statement asserts a fact or

Creating and maintaining kinship relationships, such as members of the nuclear family, extended family, foster and adopted family and step-relationships,

School

Gaining administration school, education, engaging in all school-related responsibilities and privileges, and learning the course material, subjects and other curriculum

Engaging in all aspects of work, as an occupation, trade, profession or other forms of employment, for payment, as an

Engaging in all aspects of community social life, such as engaging in charitable organizations, service clubs or professional social organizations.

Disease

The auditory canal is closed or absent (ICD 10 Q16.1)....

Children with hearing loss are best managed by a coordinated...

Dysgenesis of the hard and soft tissues of the first...

Congenital deformity where the pinna (external ear) is underdeveloped. A...