Tinnitus - Raj Shekhawat

Date Published: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Duration: 
19:46

Dr Giriraj Singh Shekhawat talks about tinnitus. Raj is an audiologist and speech language pathologist. His research explores novel ways to manage tinnitus including neural modulation and sound therapy. He is the public relations manager for tinnitus research initiative, a non-profit foundation dedicated to developing effective treatments for all types of tinnitus.

 

Topics:

  • What is tinnitus?
  • Subjective and objective forms
  • How common is Tinnitus?
  • What impact can Tinnitus have on a person’s life?
  • Factors and risk
  • Causes of Tinnitus
  • Questions to ask patients
  • Patient examination
  • Red flags for referral
  • Unilateral symptoms
  • First line investigations
  • Does everyone with tinnitus need an audiology referral?
  • Is there a cure for tinnitus?
  • How do we communicate long term management to a patient?
  • Lifestyle measures
  • Psychological interventions
  • Alternative/complimentary therapies
  • Latest approaches to management

Take home message

  • Hearing protection - Once it’s damaged it can’t be restored.

Resources

Giriraj Singh Shekhawat
Audiologist and speech language pathologist

To contact Raj Click here.

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