The University of Southampton

Knowledge check

Question 1

What is a cochlear implant?




Question 2

How long does it take to get used to a cochlear implant?




Question 3

What do cochlear implant users describe the sound as initially following switch on?




Question 4

Who is suitable for a cochlear implant?




Question 5

Who is now eligible for simultaneous bilateral cochlear implants under NICE guidance?




 

 

 

Key concepts

  1. What is a cochlear implant and who should have one (or two)?
  2. What parts make up an cochlear implant and how does it work?
  3. What does a cochlear implant sound like?
  4. Who manufactures cochlear implants?