Priorities 16-30 from the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is there a causal relationship between mild to moderate hearing loss and cognitive decline?  (JLA PSP Priority 16-30)
Overall ranking Top 16-30
JLA question ID 0033/16-30e
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence To follow
Health Research Classification System category Ear
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

Is there a causal relationship between dementia and hearing loss? Which way?  ~  Is there a link between dementia and mild hearing loss  ~  Link between dementia and hearing loss  ~  Link to Dementia  ~  The effect of hearing loss on the development of dementia

Submitted by Service users x 1, Clinicians x 4, Others x 1
Outcomes to be measured Causal relationship between hearing loss and dementia?
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0033
PSP name Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 87  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 3 September 2015