Flashcards in Audiometry Deck (11):
What is audiometry?
What three kinds of hearing loss are there?
Describe conductive hearing loss
Cochlea good but can't get sound to it
Describe sensory hearing loss
Cochlea is problem
What is the range of human speech?
How do you interpret an audiometry chart?
Further below 0 means they are nearing worse as need it higher dB to hear.
How do you diagnose conductive hearing loss?
Gap between bone and air conduction
How do you diagnose sensory hearing loss?
No gap between bone and air conduction
What measurements does audiometry provide?
Air and bone conductance
What is normal hearing on an audiometry chart?
Anything above 25dB