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Identifying & Treating Hearing Impairments & Deafness Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The sensation that one's surroundings are, or one's own self is, spinning when neither is actually true is most properly called:

Question 2 2.

Labyrinthitis is another term for:

I. Otitis interna
II. Inflammation of the inner ear
III. Inflammation of the outer ear

Question 3 3. A ringing noise you can hear in your ears, that isn't heard by anyone else is called:

Question 4 4. A surgical replacement of the stapes is called what?

Question 5 5. Otosclerosis is most common in people of what descent?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of otosclerosis?

Question 7 7. A ___ is a surgical procedure where all or part of a stapes is removed and replaced by a prosthesis in order to improve hearing.

Question 8 8. What do we call the cutting into of the tympanic membrane?

Question 9 9. Myringo- is a term for which one of the following?

Question 10 10. ___ is an injury to the ear that occurs as a result of a pressure difference between the middle ear and the ambient pressure:

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Question 11 11. The inflammation of the mastoid bone, commonly as a result of a middle ear infection (otitis media), is called:

Question 12 12. The abnormal growth of bone around, and as a result fixation of, the bones of the middle ear is called:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an instrument that helps examine the external ear canal?

Question 14 14. Monaural testing involves:

Question 15 15. Which of these relates most closely to frequency of sound?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the most common screening test for kids and adults?

Question 17 17. Which test uses electrodes to monitor the brain's response to different sounds?

Question 18 18. Which of the following tests can be used to assess the function of the middle ear?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a possible side effect of a cochlear implant?

Question 20 20. Cochlear implants affect which of the senses?

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT true about cochlear implants?

Question 22 22. Treatment of hearing impairment depends on which of the following factors?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is not correct?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements regarding the severity of hearing impairment is not correct.

Question 25 25. Which hearing aid is slightly more expensive than the others?

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Question 26 26. What is one disadvantage (con) of the completely-in-canal hearing aid?

Question 27 27. What is a hearing aid?

Question 28 28. Normally, humans can hear a range of volumes from _____ to _____.

Question 29 29. Shirley, a 56 year old woman, presents to your office because she is having difficulty hearing her grandchildren. She reports that overall she is in good health, but does suffer from seasonal allergies. You perform an audiogram that shows Shirley needs the volume to be at 45 decibels in order to hear the sound in both ears. Which type of hearing loss is Shirley experiencing?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is the BEST definition of an audiogram?

Identifying & Treating Hearing Impairments & Deafness Chapter Exam Instructions

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