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Who Benefits from GSI AMTAS?

Tony Lombardo, MS

June 21, 2019

Who benefits from GSI AMTAS?   Read More

 


What GSI Equipment is Best to Use for the Pediatric Population?

Laura Prigge, AuD

December 28, 2018

What GSI equipment is best to use for the pediatric population?   Read More


How is the GSI Pello Different than the GSI AudioStar Pro?

Karen Morris, MS, CCC-A

December 10, 2018

How is the GSI Pello different than the GSI AudioStar Pro?   Read More

 


How Can I Download Auditory Processing CDs into My Audiometer?

Tony Lombardo, MS

November 9, 2018

How can I download auditory processing CDs into my audiometer?   Read More

 


Why are There 3 Different Probe Tones for the GSI TympStar Pro?

Laura Prigge, AuD

September 28, 2018

Why are there 3 different probe tones for the GSI TympStar Pro?   Read More

 


Can Robust OAEs be Recorded with Patent PE Tubes?

James W. Hall III, PhD

January 2, 2018

Can robust otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) be recorded with patent pressure equalization (PE) tubes (called grommets in the UK)?   Read More

   


What Should I Look for When Choosing a New Immittance Testing Solution?

Jeanette Fitzke, AuD, Diane L. Sabo, PhD, Dawn Violetto, AuD

February 20, 2017

I need to purchase a new tympanometer and it has been a few years since I have looked for one. What is new in the area of immittance testing and what should I look for when choosing an immittance test...   Read More

 


How Can I Save Time and Improve My Patients' Experience with Immittance Testing?

Clement Sanchez, Diane L. Sabo, PhD

January 23, 2017

Immittance testing is a standard part of my workflow, but many times, I feel like I do not have control over the test process. Can you suggest ways to help me save time and improve my patients' ex...   Read More

 


Is it Always Necessary to Test Both Ears When Conducting an ABR to Estimate Hearing Sensitivity?

James W. Hall III, PhD

December 19, 2016

Do you always test both ears when conducting ABR testing in infants to estimate hearing sensitivity, or is there a protocol for estimating the opposite ear in certain cases?   Read More

  


What are Latest Developments in Technology for Newborn Hearing Screening (NHS)?

David Adlin, Randi Winston Gerson, AuD, Ron Saks

June 13, 2016

What are latest developments in technology for newborn hearing screening (NHS)?   Read More


Why is Early Detection of Hearing Loss Important?

Diane L. Sabo, PhD, Randi Winston Gerson, AuD, Ron Saks, David Adlin, Mona Dworsack-Dodge, AuD

May 2, 2016

Why is early hearing loss detection important, and does this concept only apply to pediatrics?   Read More

 


When Should I Measure Progress in Children Receiving Intervention for APD?

James W. Hall III, PhD

July 28, 2014

When a child is receiving intervention for auditory processing disorder (APD), how long would you wait to do post APD testing to check for outcomes?   Read More

 


How Young can APD be Identified in Children?

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 23, 2014

How young can auditory processing disorder (APD) be identified in children?   Read More

 


Should Tone Burst ABR be Performed at 8000 Hz for Infant Hearing Assessment?

James W. Hall III, PhD

November 18, 2013

When performing ABR with tone burst stimuli for the purpose of hearing assessment in infants, should 8000 Hz be tested? I would think this would be useful for children who have been treated with pote...   Read More

  


What is the Post Synaptic Mechanism of ANSD?

James W. Hall III, PhD

October 28, 2013

Could you go over the post synaptic mechanism of ANSD?   Read More

 


What Type of Stimuli Should Be Used for Bone Conduction ABR?

James W. Hall III, PhD

October 14, 2013

What type of stimulus should be used for bone-conduction ABR, for assessment of infant hearing?   Read More

  


Can You Use a TM Electrode with a Sleeping Baby?

James W. Hall III, PhD

August 5, 2013

Do you think it's possible to use a TM electrode on a naturally sleeping baby? I'm wondering if this might greater inform interpretation with an infant when ANSD is suspected?   Read More

 


Why does Filtering Low Frequencies Affect the ABR Response in Infants?

James W. Hall III, PhD

July 29, 2013

If ABR using a click stimulus produces a response between 2-4 kHz, then why should filtering low frequencies in infants affect the ABR response?   Read More

  


What is the Sequence of Stimuli when Performing ABR for Infant Hearing Assessment?

James W. Hall III, PhD

June 17, 2013

When performing an ABR with an infant for the purpose of hearing assessment, I first use a click stimulus. To get frequency-specific information, would you recommend next using chirp stimuli or tone...   Read More

  


Reimbursement for Anesthesia Fees for Sedated ABR Testing

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

April 9, 2012

I am a pediatric audiologist working in a ENT physician's office. We were looking to expand our services to include sedated ABR testing performed in an ambulatory surgery center. We were informed by t...   Read More

   


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