How do we screen hearing in patients presenting with ear problems?

How do we screen hearing in patients presenting with ear problems?

In this video, Dr. Nishi Gupta, Head department of ENT, Dr. Shroffs Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi, Will explain the screening tests for diagnosing patients presenting with ear problems. It depends on the age of the patient.In patients older than 5-6 years, than pure-tone audiometry is done. With this, it is found the type and degree of hearing loss. In small children, the screening is little complex. In them, the auditory steady-state response (ASSR) or brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) test is done. The doctor will explain about these tests.