Hearing Disorders 004 - Audiometric Assessment And Interpretation

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Hearing Disorders 004 - Audiometric Assessment And Interpretation

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The energy loss in a sound as it travels from one ear to the other is called ________________.
    • A. 

      Impedence

    • B. 

      Interaural attenuation

    • C. 

      Functional hearing loss

    • D. 

      Calibration

  • 2. 
    Many hearing testing instruments are calibrated to match the desired levels in accordance to which standards?
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      ANSI

    • C. 

      ENS

    • D. 

      NIHL

  • 3. 
    A tumor that starts in the tissues of the eardrum is  _______
    • A. 

      Acoustic neuroma

    • B. 

      Mastoidectomy

    • C. 

      Cholesetatoma

    • D. 

      Otolyth

  • 4. 
    Hearing loss produced by both conductive and sensorineural problems in the same ear are called _________.
    • A. 

      Mixed

    • B. 

      Congenital

    • C. 

      Interaural attenuation

    • D. 

      Cross hearing

  • 5. 
    Ossicles refer to
    • A. 

      Malleus, incus & stapes footplate

    • B. 

      The middle ear bones

    • C. 

      An inflammation affecting middle ear structures

    • D. 

      Mastoid, incus & stapes

  • 6. 
    This would be:  (sourse: bryanking.net)
    • A. 

      Post myringotomy scarring

    • B. 

      Cholesteatoma

    • C. 

      Otosclerosis

    • D. 

      Squamous cell carcinoma

  • 7. 
    The three types of presentation tones typically found on an audiometer
    • A. 

      Pure tone, warble & pink noise

    • B. 

      Narrow band, pure tone & white noise

    • C. 

      Narrow band, fm & pink noise

    • D. 

      Narrow band, warble & white noise

  • 8. 
    When a practitioner uses too musch masking noise in the none test ear creating false thresholds (inaccurate results), this is called __________________
    • A. 

      Interaural attenuation

    • B. 

      Undermasking

    • C. 

      Overmasking

    • D. 

      Masking

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Air bone gap of at least 15 dB between ears

    • B. 

      Air threshold differences of at least 40 dB between ears

    • C. 

      Air bone gap of at least 15 dB in the same ear

    • D. 

      Air threshold differences of at least 40 dB in the same ear

  • 10. 
    65 y/o male.  Denied history of ear infections, family history, tinnitus, dizziness.  Positive history of recreational noise (hunting, airboating), wife made him come to office for hearing test he reports that he hears fine. What is your next action after obtaining this audiogram
    • A. 

      Diagnose significant ear difference, refer for medical management

    • B. 

      Diagonse hearing loss, proceed with hearing aid assessment & fitting

    • C. 

      Diangose noise induced hearing loss, proceed with hearing aid assessment & fitting

    • D. 

      Diagnose possible collapsible canals, repeat air thresholds using insertphones or soundfield