otoacoustic emissions

Dancewater dancewater at aol.com
Thu Nov 23 07:05:16 EST 1995


I am finding otoacoustic emissions to be VERY helpful in diagnosing/
screening young children for hearing loss.  My of my clients are
multiplied handicapped, and OAEs are invaluable.  It is also a useful
diagnostic tool for seperating sensory vs. neural hearing loss.  I don't
want to see a hearing aid or cochlear implant on someone with a normally
functioning cochlea.  There is still a lot to learn about OAEs, but they
look very promising.



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