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.

Dr. Nishi Gupta

Dr. Nishi Gupta is a ENT/ Otorhinolaryngologist. She has been a practicing ENT surgeon for last 15 years. Spent lot of time perfecting her specialization and in microsurgery of ear. Trained from Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London. A highly proficient endoscopic and microlaryngeal surgeon. Has written a book on Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy - A revolution. She completed MBBS from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1986, MS - Otorhinolaryngology from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1989 and DNB - Otorhinolaryngology from National Board of Examination in 1994.

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