Shared Flashcard Set


Interviewing Patients
Physiologic Measures 1

Additional Audiology Flashcards




Goal of history taking: identify important information of the patient’s ___, ___, ___, ___, ___, and ___ past that may be relevant to understanding the patient’s current and future health
medical, social, educational, occupational, recreational; developmental
-Case history form documents whether or not test is being
carried out for “___ ___” or not
-___ ___: diagnostic testing is being done to help
in the diagnosis of pathology by a physician
medical necessity; Medical necessity
Appropriate Reasons for Testing:
-Evaluation of a suspected change in ___, ___, or ___
-Evaluation of the ___ of disorders of hearing, tinnitus, or balance
-Determination of the ___ of medication, surgery, or other treatment
-___ to follow changes in hearing, tinnitus, or balance that maybe caused by established diagnoses that put the patient at risk for a change in status (e.g. otosclerosis, sudden hearing loss, middle earvdisorder)
-Failure of a ___
-Diagnostic analysis of ___ ___ and ___
-Audiology diagnostic tests before and periodically after ___ of devices
hearing, tinnitus, or balance; cause; effect; Reevaluation; screening; cochlear implant; programming; implantation
Setting Expectations for Appointments and Instructions:
-Talk about the ___ of the appointment
-Use appropriate ___
-Hearing test may be routine to providers, but many patients have ___ experienced this
-Ex: We will do a test to check your hearing. The testing takes about ____ minutes. I will begin with some questions to learn more about you and your ___. Then we will do different tasks. Afterward, we can discuss results.
goals; Procedures; instructions; never; concerns
Immittance - Instructions:
-I am going to put this ___ ___ in your ear. You may feel some ___ changes and may hear a sound. You may also hear some ___ sounds in both ears that we use to measure a reflex in you ear. We are doing this to see how well sound travels through your ____ ___ and ___ ___. If the sounds are too loud, please let me know.
soft earphone; pressure; loud; ear canal; ear drum
OAE Instructions:
-I will place this ___ ___ in your ear and you may hear some sounds. The sounds are transmitting to your “___ ___”. In the inner ear, there are “___ ___” that move in response to the incoming sound. The movement of the hair cells creates a ___ ___ as well. That sound travels back out through the ear system to the ear canal where a ___ records the sound. When we are able to record that sound, it tells us that the inner ear is working the way it is supposed to. Will play sounds in your ear to measure an “___”. All you need to do is stay still and ___.
soft earphone; inner ear; hair cells; sound wave; microphone; echo; quiet
Auditory-Evoked Potentials:
-I will attach ___ to your head/scalp and put ___ in your ears. You may hear some loud ___ sounds. Your job is to ___ your eyes and be ___. Falling asleep is allowed and ___. We are doing this test to see how well the ___ of hearing are working.
electrodes; earphones; clicking; close; still; encouraged; nerves
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