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Synonyms for audiology

the measurement of hearing


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A global group of specialists in audiology, otolaryngology, otology, and other areas addresses topics in basic science, including embryology, anatomy, physiology, diagnostic audiology, imaging, and the molecular genetics of hearing losses, followed by approaches to patients with disorders of the external ear, middle ear, inner ear, and facial nerve; discussion of neurotologic and lateral skull base surgery for specific conditions; and descriptions of electronic listening assistive devices.
Brian Fligor, an audiologist and Director of Diagnostic Audiology at Children's Hospital Boston says, "Your typical listener is not at risk if [they are] listening in a quiet situation, but if [they are] in a noisier situation, such as commuting, [they] very easily [are] going to be at risk.
Diagnostic audiology services include fitness for duty evaluations, hearing profiles for readiness, speech recognition in noise tests for Soldiers with H3 hearing profile, significant threshold shift follow-up, acoustic trauma injuries, and difficult to test patients (including Soldiers who attempt to feign or exaggerate hearing loss).
Marching bands, which expose young ears to loud sounds, can cause irreparable hearing damage, according to Brian Fligor, director of diagnostic audiology at Children's Hospital in Boston.
Each of ENT and Allergy Associates' 36 clinical locations provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT, Voice and Swallowing, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aid dispensing, Sleep and CT services.
The medical group provides state-of-the-art ear, nose and throat care with many in-house services including CT scanners, ultrasound, allergy testing, diagnostic audiology and hearing aid products.
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