Ear Pathology and Diving – Putting It All Together

by Eugene R. Worth, MD   Now that you understand about ear barotrauma and other ear or sinus pathology and SCUBA diving from my previous post, let’s see if we can put it all together – ear pathology and diving. Of course, I have a case to discuss. By the way, all of the cases presented…

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Before the Audiogram

Audiogram, AW’-dee-oh-gram”, (n). A record of the threshold of sensitivity of hearing measured at several different (usually discrete) frequencies{{1}}[[1]]Modified slightly from Delk, J.H. Comprehensive Dictionary of Audiology, P 35, 1973, The Hearing Aid Journal, Sioux City, IA[[1]]. Strange as it may seem to many currently measuring and recording hearing results, the audiogram did not always…

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