IUB SPHS-S 110 - Hearing Loss in Adults (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
22
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Sphs-S 110 - Surv of Communication Disorder
Edition:
1

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SPHS S 110 1nd Edition Lecture 22 Outline of Last Lecture I Hearing loss II Causes of hearing loss III Tests used in hearing loss a Otoscopic b Middle ear tests c Headphone testing Outline of Current Lecture I Facts II Basic Evaluation a Types b Shape or configuration c Severity d Etiology III Conductive Hearing Loss characteristics IV Sensorineural Hearing Loss characteristics Current Lecture I Facts II More adults hearing loss is in inner ear labyrinth Resides deep within petrous portion of the temporal bone Contains sensory structure semicircular canals vestibule and cochlea Basic Evaluation These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute III IV a Types Conductive Sensorineural Mixed both b Shape or configuration Sloping most common Flat Rising c Severity d Etiology Conductive Hearing Loss characteristics Less common among adults than among children Creates sense of fullness or plugged ears Cause a slight to moderate loss of hearing in one or both ears Medical or surgical intervention Sensorineural Hearing Loss characteristics Most common type Most often damage to out or inner hair cells of cochlea Outer hair cell damage often results in difficult with hearing acuity May experience recruitment and or tinnitus Treated with amplification or other types or intervention



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