How to read an audiogram final recording 12-27-11

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How to read an audiogram DEC29th

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How to read an audiogram:

How to read an audiogram www.nhi-omaha.com

What is an Audiogram::

What is an Audiogram: A graph that shows information about a persons hearing abilities. BEFORE TEST www.nhi-omaha.com

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AFTER TEST www.nhi-omaha.com

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LOUDNESS SOFT LOUD -10 to 110 MEASURED IN DECIBLES dB www.nhi-omaha.com

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PITCH LOW HIGH 250 to 8000 MEASURED IN FREQUENCY Hz www.nhi-omaha.com

This is just like a Piano Keyboard:

This is just like a Piano Keyboard LOW PITCH HIGH www.nhi-omaha.com

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Blue line marked with = Left Ear Red line marked with = Right Ear www.nhi-omaha.com

LOUDNESS:

LOUDNESS Runs top to bottom Measured in DECIBLES (dB) Range - 10 to 110 www.nhi-omaha.com

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NORMAL -10 to 20 you can easily understand speech in a noisy Environment No amplification is needed www.nhi-omaha.com

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MILD hearing loss 20 to 40 Some difficulty hearing in noisy environments Need a higher volume of TV/Stereo Family members are first to notice www.nhi-omaha.com

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Moderate hearing loss 40 to 70 Difficulty understanding speech in noisy environment Regularly ask people to repeat themselves Regularly miss what people are saying People say you talk to loud www.nhi-omaha.com

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Severe hearing loss 70 to 90 Have difficulty understanding speech in most situations Avoid noisy places www.nhi-omaha.com

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Profound hearing loss 90 to 110 Experience major problems in all communications Require visual assistance such as lip reading or sign language www.nhi-omaha.com

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Profound hearing loss 90 to 110 Experience major problems in all communications Require visual assistance such as lip reading or sign language Severe hearing loss 70 to 90 Have difficulty understanding speech in most situations Avoid noisy places Moderate hearing loss 40 to 70 Difficulty understanding speech in noisy environment Regularly ask people to repeat themselves Regularly miss what people are saying People say you talk to loud MILD hearing loss 20 to 40 Some difficulty hearing in noisy environments Need a higher volume of TV/Stereo Family members are first to notice NORMAL -10 to 20 you can easily understand speech in a noisy Environment No amplification is needed www.nhi-omaha.com

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LOW PITCH HIGH www.nhi-omaha.com

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SPEECH ZONE www.nhi-omaha.com

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Profound hearing loss 90 to 110 Severe hearing loss 70 to 90 Moderate hearing loss 40 to 70 MILD hearing loss 20 to 40 NORMAL -10 to 20 www.nhi-omaha.com

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Profound hearing loss 90 to 110 Severe hearing loss 70 to 90 Moderate hearing loss 40 to 70 MILD hearing loss 20 to 40 NORMAL -10 to 20 www.nhi-omaha.com

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