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You are the fourth year medical student

You are about to start your first OSCE station which is to take a history and show the patient how to use their inhaler correctly. You have followed the structure WIPER you are about to start explaining. What do you first need to check in a patient that may have a hearing impairment?

What do you first need to establish before communicating instructions to a person with a hearing impairment

Find out how bad their hearing impairment by asking about

hearing aids
lip reading
sign language interpretor