Hearing

  1. Otosclerosis
    Progressive conductive hearing impairment
  2. Otitis media
    Not progressive but can occur acutely or chronically
  3. Tympanic membrane laceration
    Tear to the eardrum, may be accute
  4. Usher's Syndrome
    Congential condition
  5. Speech recogniton threshold
    Measured in decibles and corresponds to the intensity level at which spondiac words can be recognized approximately 50% of the time
  6. Exceedingly high amplitude tympanogram
    Ossicular chain disruption results in a high admittance, which will cause a high amplitude tympanogram. Another cause of a high amplitude tympanogram could be a hypermobile eardrum.
Author
mas1039
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190709
Card Set
Hearing
Description
Hearing
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