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Selecting and Fitting Devices for Tinnitus Management

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1.  A tinnitus management program should include which of the following?
  1. Education and counseling
  2. Stress reduction and relaxation
  3. Therapeutic sound
  4. All of the above
2.  Any sound that is used as a therapeutic sound should:
  1. Not be bothersome to the patient
  2. Not interfere with what the patient is trying to do at that time
  3. Minimize the brain’s ability to focus on the tinnitus
  4. All of the above
3.  Of the hearing aids listed below, which would be the best hearing aid fitting for a patient with tinnitus and mild hearing loss?
  1. BTEs with occluding ear molds
  2. ITEs with pressure vents
  3. RICs with open domes
  4. CICs with no vents
4.  A low compression kneepoint may help increase tinnitus relief by doing which of the following?
  1. Increasing soft input gain
  2. Reducing MPO values
  3. Reducing background noise
  4. Reducing internal noise
5.  Using a closed dome when fitting devices for sound intolerance will help to do which of the following?
  1. Ensure that all sound coming into the ear is forced to go through the amplifier/limiter
  2. Ensure that external sounds are passively reduced as much as possible
  3. Give the patient a greater sense of control over the sound levels that are allowed to enter the ear
  4. All of the above

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