"How can I help you hear?" The transforming power of six little words

  • S. Chapman
  • BMJ, February 2015, BMJ
  • DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h184

What is it about?

In one of the first of a monthly series in which patients and carers set the learning outcomes for clinical readers, I offer practical advice when talking to people with hearing loss, from my own experience.

Why is it important?

This article was one of the first in a groundbreaking series published in the BMJ, in which patients and carers set the learning outcomes for doctors, telling them "what your patient is really thinking". It offers simple changes in practice that could make a real difference to communicating with people with hearing loss.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h184

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