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  1. To test the WRS from the SRT you add whatSpondaic Words

          

  2. SDT is used whenPresent words at 50 dbHL
    Clients respond to every word in the list
    Down 10 Up 5 rule
    Need 3 correct responses at the same level

          

  3. What does WRS stand for and what is it?Speech Recognition Threshold

          

  4. What constitutes a moderate hearing loss?Frequent difficulties with average level speech
    41-55

          

  5. What is a conductive loss?Pathway that passes through entire auditory system

          

  6. What is a rollover?When word recognition score decreases at higher intensity, sign of retrocohclear pathology

          

  7. What does this symbol mean? OAir conduction in the right ear

          

  8. To describe hearing loss41 to 55

          

  9. Air ConductionPathway that bypasses outer and middle ear
    Sends sounds directly to sensorineural system

          

  10. Functional AssessmentAverage based on the best threshold at 500, 1000, and 2000

          

  11. High Threshold Value26 to 40

          

  12. What is air conduction?2 syllable word, equal emphasis on each syllable, used for SRT

          

  13. Low threshold valueMixed
    Sensorineural
    Conductive

          

  14. Biological CalibrationPathway that bypasses outer and middle ear
    Sends sounds directly to sensorineural system

          

  15. If SDT is consistent with pure tone testing, what is the acceptable range?1000, 2000, 3000, 4000, 6000, 8000, retest 1000, 500, and 250

          

  16. If there is a 20 dB or greater difference between thresholds at adjacent octave intervals in pure tone sequencing, what do you do?Proper maintenance and calibration
    Test environment
    Earphone placement

          

  17. What is low hearing threshold?Difficulty primarily with faint speech
    26-40

          

  18. RolloverPerformance Intensity decreases with increasing of speech

          

  19. Speech AudiometryPertinent identifying information
    Chief complaint
    nature of past and present hearing problems
    Medical problems
    Prior use of amplification

          

  20. What is the SRT unit?Speech Detection Threshold
    Lowest dB HL where speech can be detected

          

  21. What is bone conduction?Pathway that bypasses outer and middle ear; determines sensorineural sensitivity

          

  22. What is an ideal response for SDT?Raise hand
    Push button

          

  23. Moderate Hearing Loss71 to 90

          

  24. In conductive loss, are air-bone gaps present?Yes

          

  25. Degree of Hearing LossDegree
    Type
    Configuration

          

  26. For every responseincrease 10 dB

          

  27. What are bone conduction thresholds?Lowest intensity where speech is understood 50% of time

          

  28. Slight Hearing Loss71 to 90

          

  29. What is normal hearing for adults?-10-25 dB HL

          

  30. What are the 3 categories that are used to describe hearing loss?Degree (range of thresholds)
    Type (conductive, etc.)
    Configuration

          

  31. Air Bone Gaps>91

          

  32. What is a profound loss?When word recognition score decreases at higher intensity, sign of retrocohclear pathology

          

  33. In sensorineural loss, the air conduction and the bone conduction thresholds are at the (same/different) frequencies.Same

          

  34. Case HistoryBC is abnormal
    Air Bone Gaps Present

          

  35. What is the acceptable range to validate the pure tone test or pure tone average?+/- 5 dB

          

  36. What is the frequency sequence of pure tone testing?1000, 2000, 3000, 4000, 6000, 8000, retest 1000, 500, and 250

          

  37. What is normal hearing for children?-10-15 dB HL

          

  38. What constitutes a sensorineural loss?16-25
    Difficult with faint speech

          

  39. Type of LossMixed
    Sensorineural
    Conductive

          

  40. What level do you present the sound to get the maximum WRS? (Flat hearing loss)Word Recognition Score and Suprathreshold for hearing and detecting sounds

          

  41. In conductive loss, is the bone conduction normal or abnormal?Abnormal

          

  42. For every no response5 dB

          

  43. SRT is used to give the optimal level ofclients cant perform the SRT

          

  44. What is an ideal response for SRT?Repetition of word
    Pointing to the picture representing the word

          

  45. Mild Hearing Loss-10 to 15

          

  46. Whats the material used for the SRT?Repetition of word
    Pointing to the picture representing the word

          

  47. Normal Hearing Loss-10 to 15

          

  48. What is SDT?Speech Detection Threshold
    Lowest dB HL where speech can be detected

          

  49. What does this symbol mean? [When word recognition score decreases at higher intensity, sign of retrocohclear pathology

          

  50. In mixed loss, are air-bone gaps present?No

          

  51. What does this symbol mean? ]Bone conduction in the left ear

          

  52. What are some ways that Air Conduction can be tested?Proper maintenance and calibration
    Test environment
    Earphone placement

          

  53. What does SRT stand for?Speech Recognition Threshold

          

  54. Maximum ________ limit is lower for bone conduction.1000, 2000, 4000, 500, 250

          

  55. What frequency range are humans most sensitive to?1000-4000 Hz

          

  56. What is spondee?Unit of sound intensity, y-axis on audiogram

          

  57. What is a HHI?Hearing Handicap Inventory; assesses patients perception of hearing related communication problems

          

  58. What does a high hearing threshold represent?Reflects good hearing sensitivity

          

  59. If SDT was inconsistentreinstruct or recondition
    check equipment
    look for discrepancy

          

  60. For every response, decrease the intensity level by ____ dB until no response is made.5 dB

          

  61. In sensorineural loss, are there air-bone gaps present?No

          

  62. What constitutes a slight loss?Frequent difficulties with average level speech
    41-55

          

  63. What is dB HL?Unit of sound intensity, y-axis on audiogram

          

  64. Moderately Severe Hearing Loss71 to 90

          

  65. What is moderately-severe loss?71-90
    Understand only amplified sounds

          

  66. Conductive LossBC is abnormal
    Air Bone Gaps Present

          

  67. What is an audiometer?Instrument used to measure hearing thresholds

          

  68. Every times there is no response, increase the intensity level by ___ dB until the person responds again.5 dB

          

  69. Pure Tone AverageAverage based on the best threshold at 500, 1000, and 2000

          

  70. What is a chief complaint?Primary reason for patient's visit to audiologist

          

  71. In conductive loss, are air-bone gaps above or below the threshold?Above

          

  72. What is a SDT?Speech Detection Threshold; if they can't speak, they have to take a SDT

          

  73. List the hearing loss configuration types.16 to 25

          

  74. Electronic CalibrationYearly

          

  75. Case History for ChildrenBC is abnormal
    No Air Bone Gaps Present
    -AC and BC are at same levels

          

  76. Pure tones are transmitted via a ____ _______ that is placed on the mastoid process or forehead.Bone vibrator

          

  77. In mixed loss, is Bone Conduction normal or abnormal?Adnormal

          

  78. What is a Speech Recognition Threshold?minimum hearing level for speech at which an individual can identify simple speech materials approximately 50% of the time

          

  79. What is a Pure Tone Average (PTA)?Sound with one frequency

          

  80. SDT InterpretationShould be consistent with the best pure tone THRESHOLD + or - 5 db

          

  81. Responses Required for SRTIdentification of words
    Repetition
    Pointing to picture or object
    Signing or written response

          

  82. SRT InterpretationCorrespond to the pure tone average + or - 10 dB
    If SRT is better than PTA then listener may be exaggerating loss
    If SRT worse than PTA may reflect poor word recognition ability

          

  83. Types of hearing loss configuration71 to 90

          

  84. What are 3 factors that can influence thresholds?Proper maintenance and calibration
    Test environment
    Earphone placement

          

  85. What is the pure tone?71-90
    Understand only amplified sounds

          

  86. Severe Hearing Loss71 to 90

          

  87. What is the Word Recognition Score Unit?Sound with one frequency

          

  88. Presentational LevelTo determine maximum score
    -@ least 40 dB SL
    -greater SL for sloping loss

          

  89. Speech Recognition Thresholdminimum hearing level at which an individual can detect the presence of speech material

          

  90. What does this symbol mean? XAir conduction in the right ear

          

  91. Air conduction thresholds reflect the integrity of the total _________ auditory mechanism.Normal

          

  92. What constitutes a normal hearing range?16-25
    Difficult with faint speech

          

  93. SRT ProcedurePresent words at 50 dbHL
    Clients respond to every word in the list
    Down 10 Up 5 rule
    Need 3 correct responses at the same level

          

  94. Bone conduction thresholds represent sensitivity of the _____________ system.peripheral

          

  95. What frequencies are tested with bone conduction?1000, 2000, 4000, 500, 250

          

  96. What is mild hearing loss?26 to 40

          

  97. Bone ConductionPathway that bypasses outer and middle ear
    Sends sounds directly to sensorineural system

          

  98. Mixed LossBC is abnormal
    Air Bone Gaps Present

          

  99. What is severe loss?Sound with one frequency

          

  100. What is a functional assessment?Type of test that describes the impact of hearing loss on daily function

          

  101. Speech Detection Thresholdminimum hearing level for speech at which an individual can identify simple speech materials approximately 50% of the time

          

  102. Sensorineural LossBC is abnormal
    No Air Bone Gaps Present
    -AC and BC are at same levels

          

  103. Profound Loss>91

          

  104. 2 Questions that you should ask..Bone conduction in the left ear

          

  105. What is sound field testing?Sound is presented to the patient through loudspeakers (no earphones)

          

  106. If SRT is consistent with pure tone testing, what is the acceptable range?+/- 10 dB of PTA

          

  107. Basic Audiological Evaluation ComponentsDaily

          

  108. Suprathreshold testing materials wereGood Hearing Sensitivity

          

  109. In sensorineural loss, is bone conduction normal or abnormal?No