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What are the three aims for pure tone testing?
to determine.. degree, type, configuration of hearing loss
What are three ways a patient can respond to tones?
verbal, hand or finger raise, button press
During threshold search, what dB does ASHA suggest to start off with?
30 dB
If there is no response at this level, what do you present?
50 dB
Once the client responds to a tone, the audiologist should....
decrease by 10 dB
If a client doesn't respond to a tone, then ..
increase by 5 dB
The down 10 and up 5 process is called..
the ascending-descending approach
The minimum number of responses need to determine the threshold of hearing is...
two responses out of three presentations at a single level
What hertz and which ear does the testing begin?
begins at 1000 hz in the better ear
What are two reasons for using the frequency when beginning testing?
easy to perceive and usually audible
Once starting at the particular frequency, how does testing proceed?
start at 1000 hz, go higher, back to 1000 and then to 500 and 250
What is the pure tone average?
the average of air conduction thresholds at 500, 1000 2000 Hz.