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The  June 13, 2017 post entitled “A Gold Standard” elicited a nice response from Mark Ashmore: (His) Comment: Quite clearly Pure Tone Audiometry does not deserve to be referred to as “Gold Standard”. It is flawed as a result of outdated calibration methods, outdated hardware, poor execution and over reliance on the test by too…

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A Gold Standard

For any audiologist who watched the FTC hearings on April 15th, you will recall the mention of audiology’s “gold standard” a number of times by the members of the first on-stage panel.  For those who didn’t watch, some on the panel seemed to imply that pure tone thresholds are the gold standard for hearing.  …

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