Interventional Audiology: Our Emerging Role in the Health & Wellness Movement

By Brian Taylor, AuD During the recent annual meeting of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, the keynote speaker Curtis Alcock of Audira,  a British think tank for hearing, made an indelible impression on the audience. Among his thought-provoking messages (and there were many) was this: The sense of hearing and its importance to daily…

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Tympanometry: Do we really understand its vertical axis?

By Ted Venema I believe there is a huge gap between the science of middle ear transmission and the clinical application of tympanometry. This is especially apparent for the clinician who attempts to make the leap from typical tympanometry to multi-frequency tympanometry. It concerns the vertical axis of the tympanogram. Obfuscation (look it up) offers…

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