Project 5

Project 5

Published on 14 May 2022
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Transcript
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The Otoacoustic Emissions test checks part of the inner ear's response to sound. The test is mostly done on infants and children who may not be able to respond to behavioral hearing tests because of their age
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A small earphone, or probe, is placed in the Childs ear. The probe puts sounds into child's ear and measures the sounds that come back. The audiologist can see the results on the monitor screen.
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interpretation of the results:
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If your child has normal hearing, he will produce Otoacoustic emissions. But if his hearing loss is greater than 25–30 decibels, he will not produce these very soft sounds.
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This test can also show if there is a blockage in the child's outer or middle ear. If there is a blockage, no sounds will be able to get through to the inner ear.
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After we talked about Otoacoustic Emission test, lets watch this short video to see how this test is done