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1

What is audiometry?

Hearing test

2

What three kinds of hearing loss are there?

Conductive
Sensory
Mixed

3

Describe conductive hearing loss

Cochlea good but can't get sound to it

4

Describe sensory hearing loss

Cochlea is problem

5

What is the range of human speech?

125-8000Hz

6

How do you interpret an audiometry chart?

Further below 0 means they are nearing worse as need it higher dB to hear.

7

How do you diagnose conductive hearing loss?

Gap between bone and air conduction

8

How do you diagnose sensory hearing loss?

No gap between bone and air conduction

9

What measurements does audiometry provide?

Air and bone conductance

10

What is normal hearing on an audiometry chart?

Anything above 25dB

11

What is abnormal on an audiometry chart?

Anything under 25dB