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Optimizing Patient Benefit in Acoustically Challenging Social Situations, Part 2: Person

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1.  Effective communication in noise requires a combination of what two types of processing?
  1. Signal and noise
  2. Proximal and distal
  3. Left-brain and right-brain
  4. Top-down and bottom-up
2.  Which of the following, according to Uslar’s model, is NOT one of five factors that contributes to the shifting equilibrium of successful communication in noise?
  1. SNR of the room
  2. Vision
  3. Age
  4. Context and linguistic complexity
3.  SNR loss can be measured with the ______.
  1. NU-6 word list in quiet
  2. Pure tone audiogram
  3. Quick SIN or other similar sentence-length speech in noise test
  4. PPDis
4.  For individuals with normal SNR loss, what would their Quick SIN score be?
  1. Greater than 12 dB
  2. 8-12 dB
  3. 3-7 dB
  4. 0-2 dB
5.  The version of the SSQ discussed in this article, which is an effective clinical measure of patient communication in noise, is the ____.
  1. The original SSQ
  2. SSQ-12
  3. SSQ-B
  4. SSQ-5

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