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Guidance from the British Society of Audiology

BSA Recommended procedure for taking aural impressions

This document presents a Recommended Procedure by the British Society of Audiology (BSA) for safe and effective taking of aural impressions using a syringe or gun and using silicone impression material are required for the manufacture of hearing aids, earmoulds and ear plugs. The purpose of this recommendation is to describe safe and effective techniques for those undertaking the procedure. This document replaces the previous British Society of Audiology (BSA) Recommended Procedure (2007),techniques for those undertaking the procedure. This document replaces the previous British Society of Audiology (BSA) Recommended Procedure (2007), with minor amendments to Sections 10.4 and 10.5.  Recommended Procedure provides a reference standard for the conduct of an audiological intervention that represents, to the best knowledge of the BSA, the evidence-base and consensus on good practice given the stated methodology and scope of the document and at the time of publication. 

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