Deafness

Scope Notes: A condition causing severe loss of hearing. For consumers and services to people who are deaf, use DEAF. For conditions causing partial deafness, use HEARING IMPAIRMENTS. Term added July 1998.
Use For:
ICF I:
  • b2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN
  • s2 THE EYE, EAR AND RELATED STRUCTURES
  • d1 LEARNING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE
  • d3 COMMUNICATION
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • b230 Hearing functions
  • s240 Structure of external ear
  • s250 Structure of middle ear
  • s260 Structure of inner
  • d110 Watching
  • d140 Learning to read
  • d145 Learning to write
  • d170 Writing
  • d310 Communicating with - receiving - spoken messages
  • d325 Communicating with - receiving - written messages
  • d330 Speaking
  • d350 Conversation
  • d355 Discussion
  • d360 Using communication devices and techniques
  • e125 Products and technology for communication
  • e575 General social support services, systems and policies
  • e580 Health services, systems and policies
ICF IV:
  • b2300 Sound detection
  • b2301 Sound discrimination
  • b2302 Localisation of sound source
  • b2303 Lateralization of sound
  • b2304 Speech discrimination
  • s2500 Tympanic membrane
  • s2501 Eustachian canal
  • s2502 Ossicles
  • s2600 Cochlea
  • s2601 Vestibular labyrinth
  • s2602 Semicircular canals
  • s2603 Internal auditory meatus
  • d3500 Starting a conversation
  • d3501 Sustaining a conversation
  • d3502 Ending a conversation
  • d3503 Conversing with one person
  • d3504 Conversing with many people
  • d3550 Discussion with one person
  • d3551 Discussion with many people
  • d3600 Using telecommunication devices
  • d3601 Using writing machines
  • d3602 Using communication techniques
  • e1251 Assistive products and technology for communication
  • e5750 General social support services
  • e5800 Health services
Changes:
Added to thesaurus 8/98, Added 'Word' text, 5/3/99
Search REHABDATA for Deafness. Opens in a new window. Includes international research (formerly CIRRIE).