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Hearing Loss and COVID-19: How Providers Can Overcome the Communication Gap

Dr. Cosetti
Dr. Cosetti discusses what she learned as an otologist working in a COVID-19 intensive care unit. 

Face coverings are an essential tool in decreasing the spread of COVID-19, but for those who are hearing impaired, they can pose significant challenges to communication. Maura K. Cosetti, MD, Director of the Ear Institute of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, specializes in diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and attests to the significant impact that face coverings have on communication in the COVID era.

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