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dr tice's 5 rules

ACT and BCT within normal limits and do not differ more than 10dB= normal

ACT and BCT within normal limits but DIFFER more than 10dB= conductive dysfunction

ACT outside normal limits, BCT within normal limits and DIFFER more than 10dB= conductive

ACT and BCT outside normal limits but do not differ more than 10dB= sensorineural

ACT and BCT outside normal limits but DIFFER more than 10dB= mixed

2

ranges of hearing loss

0-20Hz: normal
20-40Hz: mild
40-60Hz: moderate
60-80Hz: severe
80+Hz: profound

3

what is affected in conductive hearing loss?

outer or middle ear

4

what is affected in sensorineural hearing loss?

inner ear or 8th cranial nerve

5

what 2 things can cause conductive hearing loss?

otosclerosis; otitis media

6

what 3 things can cause sensorineural hearing loss?

meneir's disease; presbycusis; noise induced (JOVANY)

7

referral for conductive? referral for sensorineural?

physician!

8

what hearing loss can be fixed with hearing aids? why not the other?

conductive because it's outer/middle ear. cannot fix inner because damage to cochlea or nerve

9

when does it matter what sounds a patient is hearing or not hearing?

when it affects their speech output!!

10

untreated hearing loss is directly related to what 2 diseases?

Alzheimer's or dementia

11

X

ACT Left

12

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BCT Left

13

O

ACT Right

14

BCT Right

15

left is: _____ right is: _____

blue; red

16

vowel quad F2 numbers

2500 (i) to 500

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vowel quad F1 numbers

0 to 800

18

low pitch sounds

nasals (m, n, ng)

b

d

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high pitch sounds

f

th

s

possibly k, g, t

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mid pitch sounds

ch

sh

h

g

p

21

spondaic words

2 syllable words with equal stress

22

speech reception threshold

minimum hearing level for speech at which an individual can recognize 50% of material