Priority 3 from the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Does the early fitting of hearing aids slow the rate of cognitive decline for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0033/3
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

Can hearing aids slow down cognitive decline if people accept these early?  ~  In the long term do hearing aids have positive benefits on cognitive decline?

Submitted by Service users x 0, Clinicians x 1, Others x 1
Outcomes to be measured Rate of cognitive decline
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