Hearing Test

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What is conduction deafness?

defect in external or middle ear

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What is deafness?

inability to hear sound- many things could go wrong

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How you simulate conduction deafness?

with cotton ball inserted in hear

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What causes conduction deafness?

blockage such as wax, tympanic membrane rupture, infection

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What causes sensorineural deafness?

congenital defect, trauma

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What are the names of the two test we performed?

Rinne and Weber test

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How do you perform the Rinne test?

activate tuning fork

for air conduction: place tuning fork near external acoustic meatus

for bone conduction: place tuning fork on mastoid process

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How do you perform the Weber Test?

activate tuning fork and place medially on head.

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What does a positive result mean in Rinne Test?

air conduction was stronger

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What does a negative result mean in Rinne Test?

bone conduction was stronger

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how can you tell if a person has sensorineural deafness?

the Weber test can indicate, only the good ear can hear

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how can you find if you have conduction deafness?

with weber test, the louder sound will propagate through the ear with conduction deafness.