Lecture 7 Slides - Review Sensorineural Hearing Loss Most...

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Review: Sensorineural Hearing Loss ± Most Common Causes: Acoustic trauma, noise exposure and presbycusis ± Physiological Effect: Hair cell damage ± Behavioral Effect: Threshold elevation, loss of frequency selectivity, loudness recruitment ± Types of Hearing Aids: Traditional, automatic gain, directional, digital, cochlear implants ± Hair Cell Regeneration: Promise for future treatment of hearing loss due to hair cell loss Hearing Screening –Purpose is to identify those who may have a hearing loss. Hearing Evaluation -Purpose is to determine degree , shape , type, and possible site of hearing loss; also to determine possible cause and treatment. Diagnostics I Hearing Screening vs. Evaluation
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